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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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10/02/2014
The Ruston High School Parent/Teacher Association recently put the spotlight on its annual membership drive during the school’s Open House. All RHS families and supporters who signed up to join the...
10/01/2014
MONROE — A Choudrant man pleaded guilty last week to distributing methamphetamine from his home, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said.
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10/01/2014
Individuals will flood downtown Ruston on Saturday morning with one goal in mind — finding a cure for juvenile diabetes. The sixth annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund Walk for the Cure will kick...
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10/01/2014
Fencing at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center has remained an issue dating back to when the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office took over the facility more than a year ago. When the LPSO took over the...
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09/30/2014
Science has been a way of life for New Tech @ Ruston Director Missy Wooley for many years now. But before that, teaching was in her blood. “I’m a fourth generation teacher,” she said. “I remember...
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09/30/2014
Volunteers are neighbors helping one another in a time of need. Or at least that is the opinion of Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 District Chief Danny Cross. “We offer training in many areas,”...
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09/29/2014
The China Circus featuring Anhui Acrobatic Troupe took the stage at the Dixie Center for the Arts on Friday night to kick off the 2014-15 Dixie season. Viewers were treated to acrobatic feats by what...
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09/29/2014
New Tech@Ruston students explored up-and-coming technologies at Digifest, a technology expo held recently at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier. “We took 136 students from sophomores to seniors,” said...
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09/29/2014
A record number of Louisiana Tech University students and potential employers looked toward each other’s futures on Thursday as the Counseling and Career Services Center hosted its annual fall Career...
09/29/2014
A Monroe man was killed in a three-vehicle crash at approximately 1:24 p.m. Sunday on Louisiana Highway 139 at Stubbs Vinson Road.