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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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02/05/2017
Ruston aldermen could wrap up the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex during their monthly meeting on Monday. The board is expected to vote on spending...
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02/05/2017
A 4.0 grade point average. Mr. Cedar Creek. A National Honor Society member. And an All-State and All-Lincoln Parish football standout. Cedar Creek School’s Nick Slusher has spent years standing a...
02/05/2017
“A” Honor Roll First Grade: Ethan Davis, Micah Ferguson, Maddix Friedman, Tamia Graham, Callie Harrison, Karmen Holmes, Chloe Johnson, Landry Roberts and Elecia Senn Second grade: Asa Christian and...
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02/05/2017
All A’s Fourth grade: Taylor Basham, Jack Bell, Kelsey Duggan, Julianne Ensminger, Magnus Erikson, Anna Grace Johnson, Gracie Jones, Nolan Martin, James Myers, Annalise Paul, Beau Phillips, Amelia...
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02/05/2017
The James Huey Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, awarded their essay contest winner Lydia George, daughter of Paul George of Farmerville, $100 and a certificate. Lydia’s essay will be judged...
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02/03/2017
Jeffrey A. Pike, senior lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the Vantage Health Plan 2016 Visionary Educator of the Year.
02/03/2017
Grambling State University starts the spring 2017 semester with a big jump in enrollment, a whopping 4,596 students, a 5.7 percent increase over the spring 2016 enrollment of 4,349. “We have a great...
02/02/2017
Weather permitting, California Avenue, between Farmerville Street and Kirkland Street, will be closed to through traffic on Monday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The closure is necessary to allow for...
02/02/2017
Louisiana Hwy. 151 2.65 miles north of Louisiana Hwy. 145 is closed until further notice for emergency bridge repair. A detour of Louisiana Hwys. 151, 33, 822 and 145 has been established by the...
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02/02/2017
In the 1960s, The Beatles seemed to come out of nowhere and took the world by storm. Residents get to find out more from Aaron Krerowicz, Beatles scholar, and Jude Kessler as they discuss The Beatles...