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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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11/08/2017
Ruston Artisans recently announced their charity exhibition, “The Power of Fe,” in support of the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and...
11/07/2017
The residents of Simsboro will soon have a new addition to their community — a Family Dollar Store. Corey Smith, store developer, said he was excited to announce the first steps toward building a...
11/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday unanimously approved levying a half-cent sales tax in the city’s new tax incremental financing district. The board created the Cooktown Road Economic Development...
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11/07/2017
Representatives of the Louisiana Budget Project were in Ruston on Monday warning if the state plunges over the looming fiscal cliff, it’s going to hurt. “If we go hurdling over this cliff, it’s not...
11/07/2017
For the first time in its history, the Lincoln Parish School system has been designed an “A” system by the Louisiana Department of Education. The 2017 rankings were released this morning in Baton...
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11/06/2017
R.J. Giles, 6, left, and Reginald Giles, right, cast off a line into the Grambling City Park pond during the city of Grambling sponsored Get Out and Fish event in conjunction with the Louisiana...
11/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to call an election for the renewal of two mileages that will generate approximately $260,550 combined over a 10-year period....
11/06/2017
Area residents will gather in downtown Ruston at 10 a.m. Friday to honor local veterans during the city’s annual Veterans Day celebration. All veterans and their families are invited to be part of...
11/04/2017
The 215 preschoolers and 24 teachers who were displaced when fire destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center in October are expected to return to classes this month in a temporary location at...
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11/04/2017
Tinsley Billberry examines an animal skin during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Fall Festival Saturday. Bill Barham, a traditional Native American dancer, had an extensive display of skins, Native...