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The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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Memorial Day is approaching and president of Pafford Emergency Medical Services Greg Pafford understands the importance of honoring United States veterans, which is why, two weeks ago, he set up a...
05/13/2014
Residents in Lincoln Parish may need to check their voting precincts in the coming weeks as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will be reestablishing the precincts for each election district and...
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The Village of Choudrant will be filled with little bikes hoping to raise funds for little tykes on Saturday morning. Reviving a concept from their youth, brother and sister Josh Sanderson and Katie...
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05/13/2014
Cub Scouts from Ruston’s Pack 59 recently held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the tree houses located at Camp T.L. James.  The Blue and Gold Banquet is the end-of-year graduation ceremony for...
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05/12/2014
Jim Colon had never visited Grambling State University until Thursday. On Friday, he received an honorary doctorate from GSU. During a whirlwind day, Colon met a host of university officials but he...
05/12/2014
One orchestra, three choirs and four soloists will combine to perform a signature event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Louisiana Tech University’s School of Performing Arts. The Louisiana Tech...
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Second Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Ben Bleich announced recently that he is officially entering the race for District Judge for the 2nd Judicial District, Division “A” in Claiborne...
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A Mississippi woman remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with one each of unauthorized use of an access card as theft and illegal transmission of monetary funds stemming from...
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05/10/2014
In 2013, 4 Paws Rescue Inc. helped rescue more than 350 animals. Sue Martin, president of the organization, said the group rescued 368 dogs and cats and adopted out 329. Martin said she was...
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05/10/2014
Si Robertson’s tour of duty in Vietnam is finally complete. He has a pair of new tiger stripe camouflage fatigues and a “Boonie” hat to prove it, both gifts from the Louisiana Military Museum....