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A lack of attendance caused by Tropical Depression Cindy and a last-minute decision to reduce admission prices are the reasons the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce losing money on the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival, Chamber President Judy Copeland said Friday. This year’s festival had a $1.29 million local economic impact, according to figures released by the Chamber, the group that produces the annual summer celebration. That number is $1.08 million less than last year’s figure, $2.37 million. Approximately 19,808 people attended the two-day June festivities, down about 3,416 from 2016’s...

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05/29/2014
NTQC president Kate Walsh said on April 28, the Department of Education took a bold step in ensuring every future teacher graduates classroom-ready.
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05/29/2014
Natchitoches — Members of the Future Scientist Program at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts were recognized during the eighth annual banquet held Saturday, April 12, at the...
05/29/2014
Natchitoches — Do you have a great idea? Are you willing to think creatively, work smart, fail and learn, take risks and reap rewards? Do you want to start your own business? If so, then you should...
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05/29/2014
Natchitoches — Faculty members of the Department of Foreign Languages at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recognized students who placed in various foreign language events held...
05/28/2014
A Claiborne Parish man is awaiting sentencing after a 3rd Judicial District Court jury found him guilty of 10 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. James Anthony Bell, 50, was convicted of...
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05/28/2014
More than 100 area residents participated in Saturday’s local segment of the Louisiana Teen Challenge Walk to raise awareness for the program and funds for an addition to the Ruston induction center...
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05/28/2014
The City of Ruston’s Municipal Pool will open at 3 p.m. today. The admission is $2 per person. The pool will close for the season on July 25. Throughout the pool season there will be more swimming...
05/28/2014
A 32-year-old Ruston man is dead following an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Interstate 20 this morning. Police say Coty Willis died when a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Whitney Gaston...
05/28/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White called the results from Louisiana’s LEAP and iLEAP tests “steady” but Lincoln Parish fell three points in the percentage of students who achieved levels of...