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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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09/02/2014
Long-time Grambling resident Claud Aker says he’s running for the city’s council to abolish the current at-large representation system. Aker, a Democrat, is one of eight candidates in the race for...
09/02/2014
It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college. Tech’s seventh annual First-Year...
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08/30/2014
After nearly 40 years of contributing to education, Charles Owens is retiring. Owens, who serves as the current director of auxiliary servic es at the Lincoln Parish School Board, was honored by...
08/30/2014
At 5:45 a.m. Saturday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Interstate 20. The preliminary investigation...
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08/30/2014
On Thursday, Ruston Police Department officers arrested an Arcadia woman on forgery and drug-related charges. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer with RPD, said officers from the Uniform...
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08/30/2014
At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, Ruston Fire Department-EMS was dispatched to the scene of a two motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821-Frazier...
08/30/2014
Lee Robbins, of Ruston, has been elected as a delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates to be held Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Missouri,...
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08/29/2014
Football season kicks into high gear this weekend as area high schools play jamborees while colleges began their seasons. Ruston High will play host to West Ouachita in a 6 p.m. jamboree tonight at L...
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08/29/2014
After a foot pursuit, Ruston Police Department officers were able to apprehend the suspect in an alleged domestic abuse battery case involving the strangulation of a reportedly pregnant woman....
08/29/2014
At 4:12 p.m. Thursday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 33 north of Louisiana Highway 151 that took the life of a...