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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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11/16/2017
Lincoln Parish voters join their peers across the state Saturday in returning to the polls to elect the state’s next treasurer. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Voters must bring photo ID....
11/14/2017
Lincoln Parish residents wanting to give thanks while enjoying a Thanksgiving meal have the opportunity to attend First Baptist Church of Ruston’s 25th annual “To Ruston with Love” event. The free...
11/14/2017
Shoppers can get a head start on their Christmas gift buying from 6-8 p.m. Thursday during the annual downtown Ruston Main Street Christmas Open House. “Our goal is to promote shopping locally for...
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11/14/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a two-part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. Currently serving more than 200 local children...
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11/13/2017
Residents may not recognize the name William Florian, but if you love 60s and 70s American folk music, you may remember The New Christie Minstrels, the group where he wrote and performed as lead...
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11/13/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a two part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. In 1997, a group of locals came together in an...
11/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury is expected to vote Tuesday on endorsing an Enterprise Zone request for a family entertainment center in Ruston. The decision is one of several items the jury will...
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11/13/2017
Two Ruston area men were airlifted to separate hospitals early Sunday morning after being shot during an argument at a rental cabin at Lake D’Arbonne State Park near Farmerville. One of the two men,...
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11/11/2017
A cool chill ran through the air as dozens of people gathered at the flag pole in front of the Northern Louisiana Medical Center Thursday. But, it didn’t seem to bother the 13 local veterans seated...
11/11/2017
A man walking down Interstate 20 was killed Friday evening after being struck by an oncoming vehicle. As of early Saturday evening, the victim’s identity had not been released by law enforcement...