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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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08/22/2014
Find inner strength and embrace the search for meaning. This was the message Pauline Leonard, professor and department chair in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, delivered during the...
08/22/2014
Today is the final day of candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary election. Qualifying for the 63 local, regional and statewide offices up for grabs began Wednesday and ends at 4:30 p.m. Here’s...
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08/22/2014
Grambling native Susan Billups Wiley today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 1 seat. District 1 is a small part of western Ruston and parts of Grambling.
08/22/2014
As the prep and college football season starts up, youngsters in the parish looking to knock helmets on the gridiron are in luck as Ruston Parks and Recreation will be offering tackle football for...
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08/22/2014
Maggie Jones Boudreaux currently has an exhibit on display at Parish Press. An opening reception was held on Wednesday, where locals were able to speak with the artist and admire her work. Pictured...
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08/21/2014
Northern Louisiana Medical Center, one of the 206 hospitals under Community Health Systems, was part of a cyber-security breach occurring in April and June, said Elizabeth Turnley, director of...
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08/21/2014
The annual Gun, Knife, Coin and Boat show will be in Ruston over the weekend. Hosted by the Ruston Lincoln-Chamber of Commerce, the event has taken place in Ruston for the last three years. Chamber...
08/21/2014
Sales tax collections for the second quarter of this year are up slightly, but the increase is largely because of a flurry of oil and gas activity in the parish, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry...
08/21/2014
The number of candidates in the Nov. 4 primary election is growing. Qualifying for the 63 offices up for grabs locally, regionally and statewide began Wednesday and continues until 4:30 p.m. Friday....
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08/21/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board President Otha Anders will once again be vying to keep his seat as the District No. 10 representative because he says he wants to “continue to help make a difference in...