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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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06/30/2014
A Dubach couple was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of schedule II methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia according to the Lincoln Parish...
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06/30/2014
Professor Guillermo Badenes, head of the International Relations Office at the National University of Cordoba (UNC) in Argentina, recently visited Louisiana Tech University and brought with him a...
06/29/2014
Even though candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary is still almost six weeks away, voter interest in the election is ramping up, Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said. “More...
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06/29/2014
The Bank of Ruston entry (pictured above) was the winning float in the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival Parade held Saturday morning. Rainy weather made things tough on the festival tennis tournament...
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06/29/2014
Teachers and students alike like the fresh feeling of the beginning of a new school year. New touches at the Lincoln Parish Head Start building on Oakdale Street will add even more freshness to the...
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06/29/2014
U.S. Senator David Vitter attended a “Peach and Greet” event in the Friday evening as part of the kickoff to the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival. After a brief speech by Vitter and a welcome by Police...
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06/29/2014
Top left: Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT- Louisiana Swamp Donkey unleashed the sounds of Southern Rock on the Peach Festival crowd during Friday’s show at Railroad Park. Top right: The Molly...
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06/29/2014
Top left: Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT- Choudrant High School cheerleaders used a fire truck to ride in Saturday’s Louisiana Peach Festival parade. Top right: Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT...
06/28/2014
MONROE — CARF International announced that Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) has been accredited for a period of three years, its longest-running accreditation, for the...
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06/28/2014
RUSTON — The Food Marketing Institute recently named Chris Turner, store director at Super 1 Foods in Ruston, a finalist in the organization’s 15th Annual Store Manager Awards Program. This program...