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The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. The program includes a variety of Christmas pieces. “We wanted some classical — English and French carols — and then some popular selections,” Frances Grafton, of Ruston, the group’s founder, said. Ensemble members are Grafton, harp; Lawrence Gibbs, of Ruston, clarinet; John Goss, of Monroe, flute; Dan Phillips, of West Monroe, bassoon; and Ann...

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11/19/2016
The city of Ruston now owns the historic downtown Federal Building that once was the town’s Post Office. The final paperwork has been done and the city’s $236,000 check was received by the federal...
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11/19/2016
In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, U.S. Sen. David Vitter, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recently announced veteran-owned Ruston Animal...
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11/19/2016
Life is about changes, and learning to roll with them is the most important lesson of all. That was the message presented by William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and...
11/19/2016
Editor’s note: This is the final part of a three-part series on Grambling’s Legends Square, a 9.2 acre economic development project off RWE Jones Street. More than 130 jobs, a new stream of revenue...
11/18/2016
Southwest Ruston will be getting more apartments if a project granted conditional use approval Thursday by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission comes to fruition. The commission OK’d developer...
11/18/2016
Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series about Grambling’s Legends Square, a 9.2-acre economic development project off RWE Jones Street. To reach Grambling’s goal of economic...
11/18/2016
Lincoln Parish School District’s maintained a “B” letter grade for the 2015-16 school year, according to data released Thursday by the Louisiana Department of Education. School performance scores...
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11/17/2016
In order to lead, there must be some inspiration as well, said Hollis Conway, a two-time Olympic medalist. “God inspires, all of those who guided me also inspired me — my coaches, teachers and...
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11/17/2016
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series about Grambling’s Legends Square, a 9,000-square-foot economic development project off RWE Jones Street. After five years of development,...
11/16/2016
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University will host their second show of the season, “A Lesson Before Dying,” by Romulus Linney, based on the novel by Ernest J....