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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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09/03/2014
Gather those outhouses. It’s almost time to race. The Village of Choudrant will be hosting the Fifth Annual Outhouse Grand National to raise money for the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department. The...
09/03/2014
The projected budget for the 2014-15 fiscal school year was presented by the Lincoln Parish School Board Chief Financial Officer George Murphy at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night. Murphy...
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09/03/2014
Law enforcement personnel arrested two suspects in the alleged manufacturing of hash oil on Tuesday afternoon. Ali Hendricks, 22, of Penny Lane, Apartment No. 3, and Zachary Patrick Cefalu, 23, of...
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09/03/2014
Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual...
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09/02/2014
Music Fest XXVII is coming to El Dorado soon and two local musicians will be there to entertain the crowd. Monty Russell and Mat Dauzat, of Dauzat/St. Marie, will be performing during the festivities...
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09/02/2014
At approximately 8:10 a.m. Ruston Fire Department and EMS responded to a call at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 151 and 146, with two medic units, one rescue unit and one command unit. Eric...
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09/02/2014
Long-time Grambling resident Claud Aker says he’s running for the city’s council to abolish the current at-large representation system. Aker, a Democrat, is one of eight candidates in the race for...
09/02/2014
It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college. Tech’s seventh annual First-Year...
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08/30/2014
After nearly 40 years of contributing to education, Charles Owens is retiring. Owens, who serves as the current director of auxiliary servic es at the Lincoln Parish School Board, was honored by...
08/30/2014
At 5:45 a.m. Saturday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20. The preliminary investigation...