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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:27am
The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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05/13/2017
Grambling State University’s hundreds of graduates got a double dose of encouragement to support their alma mater. Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. and Grambling...
05/13/2017
Ruston’s second annual Ride Ruston Bike Week begins Monday with a short, early morning breakfast ride from The Bridge Community Church, located 2301 North Trenton St., to City Hall. The event begins...
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05/13/2017
It’s been a winning weekend for Lincoln Parish sports fans as both the Louisiana Tech softball team (pictured left) and the Choudrant High School baseball team (pictured right) claimed championships...
05/12/2017
Ever thought about digging up family roots but don’t know where to get started? Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday residents may be able to get some help with their family trees in the Lincoln Community...
05/12/2017
Downtown will be a little busier this evening as residents gather for the third annual Downtown Art Crawl. The free event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. and will allow the public to visit with local...
05/12/2017
Farmerville Gazette No criminal charges will be filed against an administrator at D’Arbonne Woods Charter School who exchanged text messages with two minor female students. On March 27, the Union...
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05/11/2017
On July 1, 2016, Ruston was approved by the state Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism to be a Cultural District. To further support the arts in Ruston, a cultural board was formed and is...
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05/11/2017
Cherri Barmore, of Choudrant, was recently named the 2017 Wall of Fame award recipient from Southern Acappella Sound Chorus — the Monroe Chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Barmore is the...
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05/11/2017
More than 105 Ruston High School juniors took the Advance Placement Language and Composition exam Wednesday — the largest number of students taking an AP exam in the history of the school. The...
05/11/2017
The Louisiana Attorney General will handle prosecuting a suit filed by the Union Parish Police Jury against Karl Malone over access to a popular recreational site. Third District Court Judge Tommy...