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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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11/22/2014
At approximately 5 p.m. Friday the Ruston Fire Department responded to an overturned vehicle on Louisiana Highway 33. According to reports the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass a vehicle,...
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11/22/2014
Public officials are still hopeful that efforts by Southwestern Energy and other oil companies will find the next mother lode in Union Parish.
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11/22/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30 for JPS Realty. Tami Alexander, owner and agent was proud to have her parents, John and Connie Lockwood in attendance,...
11/22/2014
The 17th annual Holiday Arts Tour has been held in conjunction with the Downtown Christmas Open House since Thursday. The tour includes 35 sites, 14 musical performances and more than 60 artists....
11/21/2014
The Grambling State University Faculty Senate recently called for a vote of no confidence in Interim President Cynthia Warrick. The faculty senate voted in favor of a vote of no confidence and they...
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11/21/2014
For the third year in a row, American Bikers Active Toward Education are inviting bikers to rev their engines and raise some toys — and food — for local residents in need. But, while Rob Breedlove,...
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11/21/2014
Several years ago local professional artist Frank Kelley Jr. created the Youth Arts Initiative out of what he called a “necessity.” “Kids were not being exposed to enough art in school and so after...
11/21/2014
Burglaries aren’t an everyday occurrence, but during the holiday season local law enforcement reports there is a spike. There are ways to help prevent a burglary from happening, according to Chad...
11/21/2014
At 10:46 p.m. on Wednesday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F in Monroe responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 20 just west of Calhoun that claimed the lives of...
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11/20/2014
For approximately 10 years, Fred Pee, of Choudrant, has loaded a trailer full of gift-filled shoeboxes, winter clothing and other items and brought a little holiday cheer to the Navajo reservation in...