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A lack of attendance caused by Tropical Depression Cindy and a last-minute decision to reduce admission prices are the reasons the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce losing money on the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival, Chamber President Judy Copeland said Friday. This year’s festival had a $1.29 million local economic impact, according to figures released by the Chamber, the group that produces the annual summer celebration. That number is $1.08 million less than last year’s figure, $2.37 million. Approximately 19,808 people attended the two-day June festivities, down about 3,416 from 2016’s...

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04/26/2014
The pre-K and kindergarten students at Downsville Charter School took part in their first annual Parent Teacher Organization Circus on March 28. The students dressed as animals, clowns, ballerinas...
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04/26/2014
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce March Business After Hours was hosted by Kelly Moore Bag, located at 204 North Vienna Street, on March 18 in downtown Ruston. The evening began with a ribbon...
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04/25/2014
Frank G. Pogue delivered his last spring convocation address in T.H. Harris Auditorium this week, reminding an audience about the many accomplishments achieved during his tenure as Grambling State...
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04/25/2014
The Ruston Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, in the public parking lot on the corner of Louisiana Avenue and South Monroe Street in downtown Ruston, provided courtesy of the...
04/25/2014
Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, Tuesday for the second annual I-20 Top 20...
04/25/2014
On Saturday area residents will have a chance to show their support for others during the Hope for Autism 5k, set to be held at Lincoln Parish Park. Registration for the second annual run has been...
04/25/2014
Luisa Rebull, associate research scientist with the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will visit Louisiana Tech University, April 28 to discuss her work in...
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04/24/2014
A home built with love is something residents used to look for when purchasing a new home. And Don Love, a local homebuilder, developer and interior designer, was typically the man for the job....
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04/24/2014
A Ruston man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly stabbing a man at the EZ Mart on California Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, Ruston Police Department officers were dispatched to...
04/24/2014
The Board of Control of the Lincoln Parish Library held a special-called meeting on Wednesday. During the meeting the board immediately went into executive session to discuss a personnel issue. Once...