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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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08/27/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Choudrant fire responded to an RV wreck at 10:30 a.m. on Monday near the Choudrant exit on Interstate 20. RFD Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said a 40-foot...
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08/27/2014
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader, there was a misidentification of who would be performing in the upcoming Dixie Season. Jason Petty and the Swingin’ Cowboys, top, will take the state of the...
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08/27/2014
Richie McKinney of McKinney Honda (left) gave a brand new Honda 4-wheeler to Chase Shell, of Winnfield. Shell won the 4-wheeler in a drawing during McKinney Honda’s 29th annual Fall Open House.
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08/26/2014
The man allegedly responsible for firing shots into a vehicle and injuring a woman has been apprehended. Ruston Police Department detectives arrested Kerry Roshad Woodard, 21, of 111 Young St., No....
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08/26/2014
The 2014 Fall Season of Buddy Ball will be kicking off on Oct. 4. Those interested in participating can contact Mechelle Brown at 243-3842. Games for this season will be held Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov...
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08/26/2014
When Ruston resident Kenan Irving’s wife, Ashley, was 29 years old she died of stage 4 stomach cancer. Before she died she wrote down a list of goals she wanted to accomplish once she got better —...
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08/26/2014
Former Grambling State University instructor Mary Boden Harris today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 3 seat. District 3 is the Simsboro area. Candidate qualifying...
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08/25/2014
Each year, the historic Dixie Center for the Arts puts together a season with all residents in mind. On top for this year’s season is Chinese Acrobats on Sept. 27; Jason Coleman and Meagan Taylor —...
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08/25/2014
Stay together, stay strong and keep meeting challenges head on. That seemed to be the message presented by Louisiana Tech President Les Guice as the university held its “Happening XXXIII” Friday...
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08/25/2014
Two Lincoln Parish men remain behind bars today and a third man is out on bond following separate weekend incidents that all involved fighting. Dustin Allen Hyatt, 35, of 151 Talmadge Road in Dubach...