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City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the building, and dump their loads into large opening at the back of the building, into a trailer below. The photo is taken from where the trailer will set and shows the dump opening below. Recyclables will be transferred to Shreveport for separating. Ruston began a curbside recycling program Jan. 1. The service is available inside the city and extends to a 3-mile radius into the parish. More than...

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01/05/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish law enforcement officials have big plans in the works for 2014. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said he has plans to improve services for residents and the sheriff’s...
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01/04/2014
Louisiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced Nov. 11, 2013, that Trevor Rowell with Rite Aid was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition...
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01/03/2014
There was so much excitement recently at the Cypress Springs school garden. When work’s to be done, one doesn’t usually think of children getting so excited. Cathy Judd, with the LSU AgCenter, said...
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01/03/2014
Residents should prepare now for a weekend blast of dry, arctic air that could drive temperatures into the teens by Sunday night, Lincoln Parish Director of Homeland Security Director Kip Franklin...
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01/03/2014
At 10:51 p.m. on Thursday, officers from the Ruston Police Department arrested one man who was hiding in a closet after allegedly assaulting his brother with a knife. According to the affidavit,...
01/02/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Choudrant is set to meet at 7 p.m. Monday for their monthly meeting. On the agenda for the aldermen to discuss are a few general items as well as the review...
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01/02/2014
The construction of the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex is moving along as scheduled in the new year. Located off Road Camp Road, the facility has been funded through monies from the state and...
01/02/2014
Area residents have until Jan. 24 to submit nominations for the Ruston Rotary Club’s annual Bill Best Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a Lincoln Parish resident for outstanding contributions...
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01/02/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will host Kathy Wyatt on Jan. 10 as part of their upcoming Business Buffet series. Ivana Flowers, communication and special events coordinator for the chamber,...
01/01/2014
Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish has been awarded Low Income Home Energy Assistance funds to help families with burden of high utility costs. H.E.L.P. will begin scheduling appointments and...