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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 12:34pm
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Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT - More than 70 units, including marching bands, cheerleaders, sports teams, local festival queens, church groups, businesses and Santa Claus participated in the annual Ruston Christmas Parade Thursday. Among the units was this float from LifeChurchLA. The parade rolled through downtown Ruston before ending at Louisiana Tech’s Joe Aillet Stadium.

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Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has adopted 52 proposed updates to the city’s two-year-old zoning ordinance. The commission has also directed its staff to continue to seek public input...
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01/28/2014
Ruston Alderman Jim Pearce has pulled out of the race for mayor. “I’m not running,” Pearce said Monday night. “I just need to stay at my business. I have a lifetime invested at the lumber yard and...
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01/28/2014
Grambling Police arrested a man Saturday after a shooting occurred at the Plush Sports Bar. According to the affidavit, law enforcement responded to the shooting at approximately 1:55 a.m. to find...
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01/28/2014
Ruston High School senior Josh Owens was in class two weeks ago when he received news from Rep. Vance McAllister that he had been accepted to the United States Military Academy, West Point. “I was...
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A major distributor of methamphetamine in northeast Louisiana is behind bars today as a result of a joint law enforcement operation. Christropher Takewell, 37, of 873 Walker Road in Choudrant, faces...
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Though it won’t quite be the Disney story many people are familiar with, Louisiana Tech University’s Stone Theatre will be alight with action, romance, comedy and adventure when “Aladdin and the...
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01/27/2014
Ruston attorney Tommy Rogers has announced his candidacy for the 3rd Judicial District Division B judgeship being vacated at the end of this year by retiring Judge Wayne Smith. The election is in...
01/27/2014
Grambling State University has announced that six recipients will be presented awards at the third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on Feb. 4. “We’re...
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01/27/2014
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated assault with a firearm following a shooting incident at his girlfriend’s apartment on Jan. 23. Morgan Marks,...
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01/25/2014
Faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech University and Dow Chemical Company were excited to announce the donation of $1 million at a press conference in University Hall Saturday. The generous gift...