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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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11/11/2017
More than 1,000 people gathered in downtown Ruston’s Railroad Park on Friday to say thank you to local veterans. The event included a parade, a flyover by three Louisiana Air National Guard F-15...
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11/10/2017
Elena Baines looks over the book selection at the Usborne Books booth at the Holidays in Cedartown event Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. The event will continue today and Saturday.
11/10/2017
Quenton Townsell figures he and fellow members of Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers have literally picked up a ton of recyclables around Joe Aillet...
11/10/2017
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to spread Christmas cheer and the word of God across the world — one shoebox at a time. The Samaritan’s Purse is calling on citizens across the nation to...
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11/10/2017
Playwright Donte Clark, the subject of a documentary titled “Romeo Is Bleeding,” poses for a photo with a group of Lincoln Parish public school freshmen after a special screening of the film Thursday...
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11/09/2017
A proposed $2.3 million, 10,000-square foot multiuse middle school science, technology, engineering and mathematics building on Ruston Junior High School’s campus is expected to be discussed during...
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11/09/2017
The Choudrant Restoration and Beautification Society will host its 12th annual “Honoring All Who Served” as the village’s tribute to all veterans. “We would love to honor any veteran, war time or...
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11/09/2017
The Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors has made a donation of $92,327.14 from the volunteer contractor contributions to Louisiana Tech University in support of the construction...
11/08/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board unanimously agreed to table a portion of its proposed revised policies related to corporal punishment in the school system. The vote came during Tuesday’s regular...
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11/08/2017
Ceder Creek School’s fall fundraiser, Holidays in CedarTown, begins Thursday. The three-day event continues through Saturday at the Ruston Civic Center. Shopping is open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday...