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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:52am
Residents wanting to donate supplies to help Ruston’s Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center get back on its feet in the wake of fire Oct. 17 now have more places to take those items. Donation can be dropped off from 8 a.m. until Saturday at the Ruston’s Farmer’s Market, located on East Mississippi Avenue; and at the College of Applied and Natural Sciences tailgate at Louisiana Tech’s Homecoming game on Nov. 4, Julie Rutledge, the Louisiana Tech University family and child studies professor who’s heading the drive, said via email this morning. Residents can also take donations of any First National...

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07/11/2014
This year’s Louisiana Peach Festival had a local economic impact of $2.5 million, according to figures released today by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the organization that coordinates the...
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07/11/2014
After more than 30 years of service the time has come for one of Ruston’s own to spend more time with his family. Ruston Fire Chief James Austin has spent the better part of his life providing an...
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07/11/2014
Recent changes in Grambling State University’s administration were discussed during a press conference held Thursday. GSU interim president Cynthia Warrick was on hand to address GSU supporters...
07/11/2014
The Ruston Community Theatre’s first production in the 2014-15 season will hold auditions Saturday and Monday. “’Til Beth Do Us Part” is written by the comedic trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and...
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07/11/2014
The Princess Peach Pageant will begin today with an ice cream social and interview session. This Ruston tradition will culminate with the pageant at 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. It is...
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07/10/2014
A prolonged narcotics investigation by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team lead to the execution of more than two dozen arrest warrants Wednesday afternoon at 149 Wayside Drive in Grambling...
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07/10/2014
It used to be that economic development site selectors spent hours on the road touring potential business and industrial locations. Times have changed. “Now, 90 percent of it is done beforehand using...
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07/10/2014
Ruston District 5 Alderwoman Marie Riggs today announced her candidacy for re-election this fall. Riggs has represented District 5 for 12 years. “I have learned that projects undertaken by city...
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07/10/2014
The village of Simsboro will have a second meeting in the month of July because Monday night’s regular meeting was only 29 days after the June 9 meeting. Aldermen will meet again at 6 p.m. Monday to...
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07/10/2014
The annual Princess Peach Pageant is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. This pageant allows local children to compete in a long-time Ruston tradition. The experience, reserved for...