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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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11/17/2014
First Baptist Church of Ruston will serve its traditional Thanksgiving meal, “To Ruston with Love” to area citizens at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ruston Civic Center. For the past 22 years, FBC has...
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11/16/2014
Two people were transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center Saturday afternoon following a rollover wreck between a Ford F-150 pickup and a Chevrolet Suburban at the intersection of Georgia...
11/16/2014
This is the third in a series of articles to be published by the Daily Leader concerning expediting adjudication in Lincoln Parish. Lincoln Parish Detention Center Warden Jim Tuten has been crunching...
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11/16/2014
Residents attempting to overtake a school bus either in the city limits of Ruston or in Lincoln Parish will face hefty fines. James Payton, transportation supervisor for the Lincoln Parish School...
11/16/2014
Be bold and caring. That was the challenge presented to 310 Louisiana Tech University graduates Saturday by keynote speaker Dr. Phillip Rozeman during the school’s 310th Commencement Exercises at the...
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11/15/2014
The First Baptist Church Mom’s Day Out and prekindergarten class enjoyed Fire Safety Week with the Ruston Fire Department. Preschool minister Pam Flowers said students enjoyed the really big fire...
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11/15/2014
I.A. Lewis grows in star ratings School principal Shavonne Garner-Price announced to the faculty and students at IAL the exciting news that we had obtained a B rating by the State Department of...
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11/15/2014
Honor roll Principal’s List Seventh grade Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton KBarber, Morgan Bean, Baylee Brown, Joy Eddy, Kiley Goff, Grayson Hipp, Joshua Johnston, Morgan Keen, Grace...
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11/14/2014
Ruston Nursing and Rehab recognizes Tymeeka Carter, CNA supervisor and assistant activity director for the award she recently received. On Sept. 26, Carter was awarded the title of Louisiana...
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11/14/2014
Holidays in CedarTown is celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Ruston Civic Center. With a barrage of local gift shops and retailers showing off their best Christmas décor, collectibles and...