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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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02/11/2017
Members of the Grambling City Council were in Baton Rouge to attend the Louisiana Municipal Association Conference held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Feb. 6-8. The conference was open to all elected...
02/11/2017
Principal’s list Ninth grade Jonah Allen, Brandon Ball, Chirstan Bates, Cassie Bearden, Anna Bennett, Shae Boone, Jaraylon Burks, Dejah Collins, Samantha Copeland, Benjamin Denny, Sarah Doxey, Joy...
02/11/2017
Principal’s List — All A’s Maggie Ambrose, Roy Bennett, I’Keia Brown, Dai’Jen Fleming, Kasandra Peterson, Landry Pyles, Briona Robinson, Rosetta Shultz, Michael Spurlock and Joshua Thorson. A-B Honor...
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02/11/2017
Jeremy Gantt, manager of Ruston Tractor, Inc., a New Holland and Kubota dealer, was elected to serve as treasurer to the Deep South Equipment Dealers Association. The election took place at the...
02/10/2017
Four employees were dismissed in January and additional financial controls will be implemented as a result of a Grambling State University internal program review resulting in the discovery of...
02/10/2017
After a seven-year hiatus, the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Gumbo Fundraiser returned to help raise up money for the church. The St. Thomas Ladies Guild sold chicken and sausage gumbo for $10...
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02/10/2017
Investigation is continuing today into a Thursday morning fire that destroyed one residence, damaged a second and claimed the life of a pet dog. Ruston firefighters responded to 814 West Mississippi...
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02/09/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s winter commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Walker has been involved in...
02/09/2017
Ruston officials now know exactly which city streets need the most repairs, where traffic counts are the highest and on what roads motorists get the smoothest ride. Those are just some of the results...
02/08/2017
The 2017-18 school year is set. The Lincoln Parish School Board approved the 2017-18 calendar year during their regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center...