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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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08/26/2014
The 2014 Fall Season of Buddy Ball will be kicking off on Oct. 4. Those interested in participating can contact Mechelle Brown at 243-3842. Games for this season will be held Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov...
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08/26/2014
When Ruston resident Kenan Irving’s wife, Ashley, was 29 years old she died of stage 4 stomach cancer. Before she died she wrote down a list of goals she wanted to accomplish once she got better —...
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08/26/2014
Former Grambling State University instructor Mary Boden Harris today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 3 seat. District 3 is the Simsboro area. Candidate qualifying...
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08/25/2014
Each year, the historic Dixie Center for the Arts puts together a season with all residents in mind. On top for this year’s season is Chinese Acrobats on Sept. 27; Jason Coleman and Meagan Taylor —...
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08/25/2014
Stay together, stay strong and keep meeting challenges head on. That seemed to be the message presented by Louisiana Tech President Les Guice as the university held its “Happening XXXIII” Friday...
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08/25/2014
Two Lincoln Parish men remain behind bars today and a third man is out on bond following separate weekend incidents that all involved fighting. Dustin Allen Hyatt, 35, of 151 Talmadge Road in Dubach...
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08/25/2014
Ruston resident Judi Null has announced her candidacy for the city’s District 4 board of alderman seat. District 4 is northwest Ruston. Null, a Republican, is challenging incumbent Alderman Jim...
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08/23/2014
A line of about 30 protesters marched down Trenton Street in downtown Ruston Friday afternoon with signs that read “Justice for Joe.” Terion Glenn (pictured above) is the older sister of Joseph...
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08/23/2014
Getting automobile repairs done cheaper and faster through labor limitations and “after market” parts may not pay off for large corporate insurance companies like State Farm, Progressive, Geico and...
08/23/2014
The field of candidates for the Nov. 4 primary election is official. At the close of the three-day candidate qualifying period Friday afternoon, 76 people had signed up to run in 23 races that will...