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Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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05/24/2014
With the help of Goodwill Lunching and Louisiana Tech University Kinesiology, Ruston Elementary School was recently home to the first Lincoln Parish “Service Station.” As the RES students rotated...
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05/24/2014
Sophia Parkman, a fourth grade student at A. E. Philips Elementary School, won first place in the Dairy Poster contest in 4-H. Her poster was titled “From the Farm to The Field, Dairy Will Get You...
05/24/2014
“A” Honor Roll First grade: Khidan Brantley, Anabel Dison, A’eja Franklin, Aaliyah Goodwin, Dillon Kitchens, Kayla Mitchell, Hayden Poole, Hayden Rabo, Jatavion Sears, Mariah Sims and Brayden...
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05/24/2014
The LA-SiGMA/Shell Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program at Louisiana Tech University has accepted 10 teachers from elementary, middle and high schools across the region into its summer...
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05/23/2014
Lincoln Parish will celebrate Memorial Day in full swing with several events commemorating veterans to be held through Monday. Tonight, the Grambling American Legion Post 593 will kick things off at...
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05/23/2014
Flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies will be exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25. According to a statement released by the...
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05/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Communications District has decided not to renew the contract with FirstCall, the Baton Rouge-based notification company that was providing emergency alerts through phone, text...
05/23/2014
Following a rash of recent complaints, Louisiana State Police wish to caution the public about a phone scam fraudulently using the authority of the state police in an effort to obtain money from...
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05/23/2014
J.D. Selmon, left, and Chris Guinn were two of the workers last weekend helping unload during the annual Household Hazardous Material Collection Day at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center on...
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05/22/2014
During Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, Ruston resident and retired CPA John Sachs told the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control it would be taking money out of the parish by...