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The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of the Rainwater Building facing Vienna Street and adjacent to the Federal Building parking lot. The mural is visible to northbound traffic. The mural is a collage of multi-colored geometric shapes, some bearing almost hidden logos and images that represent Ruston. The images were intentionally veiled so that people have to walk up to the mural to spot them. “You’ll see everything from a peach to a...

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04/10/2014
Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections. “I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this...
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04/10/2014
The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20. The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off...
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04/10/2014
One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality. When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with...
04/10/2014
The city of Ruston has received “the best type of opinion you could get” on its 2013 audit, accountant Doug Brewer told the board of aldermen this week. “The city once again ended the year in sound...
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04/10/2014
On Tuesday, the Ruston Fire Department responded to several emergency calls including a car fire at 10:35 a.m. on Interstate 20, pictured above. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said...
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04/10/2014
New Tech @ Ruston juniors recently saw their education being applied as they engaged in real-world work experiences during the program’s second year of job shadowing. Each student spent a total of...
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04/10/2014
Left, Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox-Boniol and New Tech @ Ruston Director Missy Wooley (right) were featured presenters during the recent National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)...
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04/10/2014
As part of its ongoing STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) emphasis, the Lincoln Parish School District kept its Science Olympiad momentum going with another outstanding performance...
04/10/2014
2013-14 Honor Roll List 3rd 9 Weeks “A” Honor Roll Seventh Grade: Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Madison Jones and Maritsa Olguin. Eighth Grade: Madison Griffith, Breana Hicks, Avaiyon James and...
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04/09/2014
An ongoing investigation by the Grambling State University Police Department has resulted in the arrest of two GSU students. Warrants for two non-student suspects have been issued. The...