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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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09/03/2014
Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual...
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09/02/2014
Music Fest XXVII is coming to El Dorado soon and two local musicians will be there to entertain the crowd. Monty Russell and Mat Dauzat, of Dauzat/St. Marie, will be performing during the festivities...
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09/02/2014
At approximately 8:10 a.m. Ruston Fire Department and EMS responded to a call at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 151 and 146, with two medic units, one rescue unit and one command unit. Eric...
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09/02/2014
Long-time Grambling resident Claud Aker says he’s running for the city’s council to abolish the current at-large representation system. Aker, a Democrat, is one of eight candidates in the race for...
09/02/2014
It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college. Tech’s seventh annual First-Year...
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08/30/2014
After nearly 40 years of contributing to education, Charles Owens is retiring. Owens, who serves as the current director of auxiliary servic es at the Lincoln Parish School Board, was honored by...
08/30/2014
At 5:45 a.m. Saturday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20. The preliminary investigation...
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08/30/2014
On Thursday, Ruston Police Department officers arrested an Arcadia woman on forgery and drug-related charges. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said officers from the Uniform...
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08/30/2014
At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, Ruston Fire Department-EMS was dispatched to the scene of a two motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821-Frazier...
08/30/2014
Lee Robbins, of Ruston, has been elected as a delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates to be held Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Missouri,...