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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:46am
Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize. “It’s truly a blessing from God,” he said. “It’s just amazing.” Lott, who moved to Lincoln Parish after marrying his wife, Megan, two years ago, said he, his wife and a good friend teamed up to put their heads together and “hunt the prize.” “My wife kept texting me the clues as soon as they came out,” he said. “Yesterday when I got off work, my buddy and I met up and we were thinking (about the first clue) ‘to the...

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06/07/2017
Rep. Rob Shadoin predicts the Legislature will reach a compromise on the budget for the spending year that begins July 1, but state agencies will still see yet another round of cuts. That’s because...
06/07/2017
The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau has made changes to its website as a result of complaints by the city of Grambling that Grambling State University was inaccurately portrayed on the...
06/06/2017
In honor of National Running Day, Alisa Greene and Passport Wellness Center are sponsoring “The Big Run Event” at 6 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Greene said the event was created to help those...
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06/06/2017
A short walk from the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, down a dirt road, beyond the Grambling State University facilities headquarters building and Richmond Hall is a pond and a wooded area that’s...
06/05/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will be looking into advertising the purchase of generators to be installed at all district facilities. The generators along with policy revisions, bids to purchase...
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06/03/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked on Monday to set in motion several new ventures, re-up at least one continuing project and consider approving an ordinance prohibiting motorized vehicles on...
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06/03/2017
In 2015, Douglas Walton, a local artist, and 14 of his students spent six days and five nights on a remote slope amidst the Himalayan Mountains after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the area. When...
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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at New Horizon Counseling Agency. New Horizon is a comprehensive mental and behavioral health care agency that provides services...
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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at First Baptist Church for the church’s new children’s building. The new and renovated facilities will accommodate about 200...
06/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is optimistic it will apprehend the suspect or suspects responsible for vandalizing a residence located at 231 Brown Road, Major Chad Alexander, LPSO’s public...