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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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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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08/12/2014
Ruston mayoral candidate Bill Elmore and U.S. Senate candidate Bob Maness took their campaigns to the North Central Louisiana TEA Party on Monday night. The two men talked about jobs, their...
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08/12/2014
Loretta Walton-Jaggers, a seasoned educator at Grambling State University was recently named Louisiana Reading Association’s Educator of the Year. Jaggers is a professor of Education Curriculum and...
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08/11/2014
On Saturday afternoon, local young ladies competed for the coveted crowns of Miss Dixie Gem Peach and Miss Spirit of Ruston. Pictured, from left to right, are Miss Dixie Gem Peach Teen Princess 2015...
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08/11/2014
Two sisters, Wendy Ann Swanson and Bobbie Joe Vandenburg were booked on several drug charges at 303 Lamar St. in Ruston at approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office...
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08/11/2014
Ameenah Williams, of 159 Nutmeg Drive, was arrested for aggravated criminal damage to property, reckless operation of a vehicle, resisting an officer and two counts of battery of an officer early...
08/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will convene in regular session Tuesday night to discuss, and possibly approve an ordinance authorizing the public sale of a parcel of adjudicated property located on...
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08/11/2014
Late last month, All Hours Fitness Manager Trey Smith was able to realize a more than three-year dream — a new location for the fitness center. Shortly after Smith took over the gym in 2008, he knew...
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08/09/2014
A five-year dream has officially become a reality for public officials. The newest addition to the parish, the Lincoln Parish Safety Complex held a ribbon cutting on Friday where a grand tour of the...
08/09/2014
Often at the bottom of the list when it comes to positive rankings, Louisiana has apparently ranked very well in a survey measuring states’ friendliness toward small businesses. Thumbtack, in...
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08/09/2014
Lincoln Parish’s own, Tammy Schales, a Ruston Elementary School teacher, has been named Elementary Teacher of the Year for the state of Louisiana. The process of being selected for the prestigious...