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Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently offering specialty peach-related dishes and drinks until Sunday to celebrate the inaugural Peach Restaurant Week during Louisiana Peach Festival. This event celebrates Ruston’s culinary scene the week of the Louisiana Peach Festival, said Amanda Quimby, Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Items range from salads and burgers to coffee, teas, cocktails and desserts. The event came about as the...

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04/28/2017
Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League and former New Orleans mayor, will deliver Grambling State University’s spring 2017 commencement address on May 12. The graduation is scheduled for...
04/28/2017
Ruston Police have obtained arrest warrants charging two men with attempted second-degree murder in connection Tuesday night’s shooting at Edgewood Square Apartments. Tyrone L. Singleton, 34, of 1221...
04/28/2017
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot told the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors that the existing campus library has outlived its usefulness and GSU students deserve...
04/27/2017
BATON ROUGE — Grambling State University’s effort to start a new undergraduate nursing program got a boost Wednesday when the Louisiana Board of Regents endorsed a letter of intent in support of a...
04/27/2017
There are individuals in the Lincoln Parish Community who go above and beyond to help their fellow residents in their time of need, and the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has created an award to...
04/27/2017
Ruston police have updated their persons of interest list stemming from a Tuesday night shooting that sent one man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators say Chadarius L. Spencer...
04/27/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council recently announced its collaboration with Bank of Ruston to present an exhibit for the annual Bank of Ruston Art Show in December. “The old Federal Building...
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04/27/2017
Cedar Creek School recently inducted its newest members into the National Junior Honor Society, whose students are selected based upon the principles of scholarship, character, leadership, and...
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04/26/2017
Choudrant High School, Cypress Springs Elementary School, I.A. Lewis Elementary School, Hillcrest Elementary School, Simsboro School, BancorpSouth, Beta Sigma Phi Eta Omicron Chapter and First...
04/26/2017
Three persons of interest sought in connection with the shooting at a Ruston apartment complex Tuesday night are being held in the Union Parish Detention Center on unrelated charges. Chadarius L....