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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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10/14/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone recently announced the lowering of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office property tax millage. The tax millage will be lowered by 0.5 mills. This decrease will equal...
10/14/2014
Several committees are scheduled to meet today before the regular monthly meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury. At 4 p.m. the Adjudicated Property Committee will meet to discuss an ordinance...
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10/13/2014
Area residents have the opportunity to help 4 Paws Rescue, the largest local animal rescue organization, by purchasing pumpkins from Elli Dickerson, pictured above, who hosts an annual Pumpkin Patch...
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10/13/2014
Two men were arrested over the weekend in separate cases win which the Ruston Police Department said residents assisted them by calling in tips. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said both incidents were...
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10/13/2014
Pumpkin pie bakers, start perfecting those recipes. A pumpkin pie contest is the newest event in Ruston’s Downtown Howl’oween festivities. Plans for the annual happening, set for Oct. 31, are...
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10/13/2014
Ruston’s Chanley Patterson, the 11-year-old daughter of Charles and Jeanne Patterson, has landed the role of Annie in the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts production of “Annie.” There are two casts...
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10/11/2014
The fifth annual Outhouse Grand Nationals were held Saturday in Choudrant despite weather conditions. More than eight outhouses entered in this year’s race, with Bowl Movement being named as the...
10/11/2014
Area residents have the opportunity to quiz candidates for the 5th District Congressional seat Monday during a forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party. The forum begins at 6 p.m. at...
10/11/2014
For a long time, residents of Lincoln Parish facing domestic violence had to rely on the kindness of a small band of strangers. For more than three years, Terrie Queen Autrey, who currently serves as...
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10/11/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White said he always looks forward to discovering something "inspiring, innovative and new" within the folds of the Lincoln Parish education system, which is why...