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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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11/14/2014
The Ruston Police Department teamed with Grambling State University Police Department in the arrest of two students who reportedly stole two computers from Walmart on Thursday. According to the...
11/14/2014
Local Lincoln Parish School District employees are receiving their “13th check” just in time for holiday shopping. “We’d been doing it for the same amount for about four years in a row, but this year...
11/14/2014
Parents with children in grades three through eight should be aware of major end-of-year testing changes this year, according to Lincoln Parish School District Coordinator Donna Doss. “We’re going to...
11/14/2014
The 95th Annual Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held Jan. 29, 2015, at the Ruston Civic Center. During the event, community awards will be presented on behalf of various...
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11/13/2014
The Senior Circle Quilters for America’s Heroes recently honored 12 local veterans with heirloom quilts. The ceremony took place in the front courtyard of Northern Louisiana Medical Center. There...
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11/13/2014
Recent election results have been successfully challenged by a current member of the Grambling City Council leading to an additional runoff race for the Dec. 6 election. Councilman Birdex Copeland...
11/13/2014
Ruston residents who need a little extra help making sure there’s something special under the Christmas tree this season have until Nov. 26 to apply for the annual Toys for Tots drive. Previously,...
11/13/2014
Newly awarded funds to Grambling State and Louisiana Tech Universities will be instrumental in the success of both the students and the universities. The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger...
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11/13/2014
During Veterans Day festivities held in Grambling, Choudrant and Ruston local veterans were honored in various ways. The photographs on this page are representative of only a few of the occurrences...
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11/13/2014
Top: On Oct. 6, Ruston Sunrise Kiwanis, at their annual installation banquet, recognized their outstanding Lawman of the Year and Layperson of the Year. Above, Cpl. Edward “Bubba” Faile was the...