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Members of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team will take to the ice at Ruston’s artificial ice rink on Thursday to perform drills, sign autographs and teach the basics of the game to area youngsters. The free, come-and-go event is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the rink located in the parking lot of the Historic Fire Station on East Mississippi Avenue. The Mudbugs’ appearance is sponsored by the team and the city of Ruston. “The city thought this would be a great opportunity to introduce a sport that’s not very well know in our area in a fun way,” Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community...

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Candidates for local and district offices literally lined the walls and the hall at the Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court’s office this morning as qualifying began for the Nov. 4 primary. At one point,...
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Ruston District 1 Alderwoman Glenda Howard today announced her bid for re-election. “Being a member of the council has afforded me a first-hand look at how working closely together can get so many...
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Louisiana Tech University’s summer commencement ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, with the university’s own Pauline E. Leonard serving as keynote speaker. Leonard, the department chair of...
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Dubach council members voted unanimously to keep their millage rate stable for the 2014-15 fiscal year. After a pre-meeting public hearing that elicited no comments from the few residents in...
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Taking a piece of wood and carving something meaningful out of it is a tradition many have forgotten. But not Jordan Williams, the 18-year-old son of Jill and Stephen Williams. Williams said when he...
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Ruston real estate agent Bruce Siegmund today announced his candidacy for the District 5 seat on the city’s board of aldermen. Siegmund, an Independent, is the second person to challenge District 5...
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A man was arrested late Monday after reportedly assaulting a woman with a firearm. Steve Bernard Mason, 63, of 2027 Beacon Light Road, was arrested on one count of aggravated battery and booked into...
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The beginning of this month proved to be a busy one for Ruston High School. With orientation handing out new schedules to both old and new students and the band beginning its camp during the first...