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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:27am
The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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05/11/2017
Sunrise Kiwanis Club, a long-time and award-winning partner with the Lincoln Parish School District, recently wrapped up its annual literacy program held at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center...
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05/11/2017
Ruston’s Rotary Club recently wrapped up the 2016-17 Student of the Year program by presenting its annual scholarship awards.
05/10/2017
Grab a trash bag and your used electronics. It’s time to clean up around Ruston. Two events are scheduled on Saturday to allow residents not only to get rid of their old computers and accessories,...
05/10/2017
There was standing room only during the Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting Tuesday evening as the jurors killed an ordinance that would allow alcohol to be possessed or consumed at Lincoln Hall, a...
05/09/2017
Ruston Community Theatre recently announced auditions for it’s upcoming summer musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.” James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of short stories...
05/09/2017
If one were to take a drive to the Lincoln Parish Park they would notice that the lake is a little lower than usual — in fact, it’s about 30 million gallons lower. The Lincoln Parish Police Jury,...
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05/08/2017
Bank of Ruston’s Patricia Murad serves Ruston firefighter Cade Griswald during the bank’s annual First Responder Appreciation Day on Friday. The celebration was held throughout the day and honored...
05/08/2017
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. May 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center.
05/08/2017
A public hearing will be held to discuss the allowance of the consumption of alcohol beverages at Lincoln Hall, a parish-owned banquet facility, during the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s regular...
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05/08/2017
Approximately 1,500 people lined two blocks of downtown Ruston on Sunday afternoon to be parade watchers for an episode of the upcoming season of social media entertainer and actor Logan Paul’s “...