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With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the updating of five campsites. “The sites 29-33 are the last five sites and they are on a hill so they get a lot of water down off the hill,” he said. “We are going to try to channel the water and enlarge them a little bit so they will be big enough for the camper.” The next project will be installing tall gates along the beach to ensure the safety of visitors when lifeguards aren’t present. “Right now...

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07/10/2017
The Ruston Daily Leader won 27 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2016. The honors include first-place...
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07/08/2017
Grambling Legends Square held its grand opening ceremonies Saturday by inducting 24 individuals who helped shape the city’s history into the economic development’s Walk of Fame.
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07/08/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to approve a consulting contract with a company headed by a former director of the city’s parks and recreation department. The board meets at 5:30 p.m...
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07/08/2017
Of the more than 47,000 individuals who live in Lincoln Parish, roughly 25 percent are impoverished, according to Census Bureau data. “I know the hunger issue in Lincoln Parish is very real and we...
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07/08/2017
Veteran reporter Nancy Bergeron has been named managing editor of the Ruston Daily Leader. Bergeron’s 42-year career including previous stints at the Daily Leader, The (Monroe) News Star, The (...
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07/08/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 23 to celebrate the new location of Shear Heaven Salon & Spa. Shear Heaven offers men, women, & children’s...
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07/08/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Red River Roofing on May 25, 2017. Red River Roofing offers full service commercial, residential, & flat roof repair...
07/07/2017
Grambling mayor Ed Jones said he has put in a second request Thursday with Lamar Advertising Company to see a design that will replace the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau logo with the...
07/07/2017
It took Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission less than 15 minutes Thursday night to forward to the Board of Aldermen 17 proposed amendments to the city’s zoning code. The revisions are part of the...
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07/07/2017
Tyler Garrett watches the baby ducks and chickens as they move around their box at the petting zoo hosted by the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday. The petting zoo was set up by Heaven’s Mini Blessings...