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Despite first-year numbers lower than what he had hoped, Ruston’s venture into curbside recycling has still been “extremely successful,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. Twelve months after the city started the program in January 2017, 742 households and approximately 300 small businesses are participating, according to statistics compiled by city. Of those households, 612 are inside the city limits and 130 outside the city. Ruston offers recycling within a 3-mile radius of the city limits. As of December, just over 230 tons of items that otherwise would have gone to the parish landfill had been...

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09/04/2014
A project that has been many years in the making will become a full-fledged reality as various divisions of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office begin operating out of their new facility Friday. “This...
09/04/2014
The Cotton Country Open Horse Show Association’s annual season is nearly drawing to a close. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, the organization will have their fourth out of five...
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09/04/2014
John French, of Shreveport, is pictured with his brand new Glock. French was the winner of the early bird prize for the 2014-15 52 Gun Raffle, benefiting the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department. ...
09/04/2014
Friday, Saturday and Sunday marks an occasion where outdoorsmen in the area can save a few bucks — the 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. “Act 453 of the 2009 Regular Session...
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09/03/2014
Gather those outhouses. It’s almost time to race. The Village of Choudrant will be hosting the Fifth Annual Outhouse Grand National to raise money for the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department. The...
09/03/2014
The projected budget for the 2014-15 fiscal school year was presented by the Lincoln Parish School Board Chief Financial Officer George Murphy at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night. Murphy...
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09/03/2014
Law enforcement personnel arrested two suspects in the alleged manufacturing of hash oil on Tuesday afternoon. Ali Hendricks, 22, of Penny Lane, Apartment No. 3, and Zachary Patrick Cefalu, 23, of...
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09/03/2014
Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual...
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09/02/2014
Music Fest XXVII is coming to El Dorado soon and two local musicians will be there to entertain the crowd. Monty Russell and Mat Dauzat, of Dauzat/St. Marie, will be performing during the festivities...
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09/02/2014
At approximately 8:10 a.m. Ruston Fire Department and EMS responded to a call at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 151 and 146, with two medic units, one rescue unit and one command unit. Eric...