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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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10/13/2014
Area residents have the opportunity to help 4 Paws Rescue, the largest local animal rescue organization, by purchasing pumpkins from Elli Dickerson, pictured above, who hosts an annual Pumpkin Patch...
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10/13/2014
Two men were arrested over the weekend in separate cases win which the Ruston Police Department said residents assisted them by calling in tips. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said both incidents were...
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10/13/2014
Pumpkin pie bakers, start perfecting those recipes. A pumpkin pie contest is the newest event in Ruston’s Downtown Howl’oween festivities. Plans for the annual happening, set for Oct. 31, are...
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10/13/2014
Ruston’s Chanley Patterson, the 11-year-old daughter of Charles and Jeanne Patterson, has landed the role of Annie in the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts production of “Annie.” There are two casts...
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10/11/2014
The fifth annual Outhouse Grand Nationals were held Saturday in Choudrant despite weather conditions. More than eight outhouses entered in this year’s race, with Bowl Movement being named as the...
10/11/2014
Area residents have the opportunity to quiz candidates for the 5th District Congressional seat Monday during a forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party. The forum begins at 6 p.m. at...
10/11/2014
For a long time, residents of Lincoln Parish facing domestic violence had to rely on the kindness of a small band of strangers. For more than three years, Terrie Queen Autrey, who currently serves as...
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10/11/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White said he always looks forward to discovering something "inspiring, innovative and new" within the folds of the Lincoln Parish education system, which is why...
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10/11/2014
Thomas Earle, general manager of the local Ryan’s, has won the first-ever award General Manager of the Year Award for Ovation Brands. There are 324 stores across the United States and many metrics...
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10/10/2014
Grambling High School Student Council 2014-15 During the month of September, Grambling High School held elections to name the Student Council members for the 2014-15 school year.