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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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10/03/2017
Two Ruston High School seniors were recognized as National Merit Commended Students in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Peter Ford, 17, and Noah Ruff, 17, were recognized for their...
10/03/2017
Two Lincoln Parish men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges by a 3rd Judicial District Court grand jury in two separate cases that occurred recently. District Attorney John Belton said...
10/02/2017
 The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday will review the remaining health plan recommendations it tabled in September saying it wanted more time to review its options. The board has to submit its...
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10/02/2017
The Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, ranging from Georgia to Maine. It covers 14 states and is 2,190 miles long. Experienced hikers take years to plan their trip...
10/02/2017
A production equipment breakdown late Saturday night caused our Sunday edition not to be able to go to press until approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The papers were delivered Sunday afternoon. We...
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10/02/2017
Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates were named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2017 Achievement Award recipients during a luncheon Friday. Recipients included the late administrator...
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10/02/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker was a recent speaker at the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club.  The mayor told the group of the many initiatives and projects which are ongoing within Ruston,...
10/02/2017
The city of Ruston stands to gain an estimated $1 million annually in new property and sales tax revenue if the Board of Alderman and an out-of-state developer continue to progress toward the city’s...
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10/02/2017
Louisiana Tech University gained a new honorary faculty member Friday afternoon — Leon Eric “Kix” Brooks. The country music artist, actor and film producer, best known for being one half of the duo...
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10/02/2017
Top: Lisa McPherson, left, sells some of her sister’s, Myrtle McPherson, jewelry during the Chicken Festival Saturday. Bottom Left: Crows gathers for the popular chicken eating contest at the annual...