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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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06/24/2014
The 2014 annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is set for 11 a.m. Saturday in the Trinity Center of the Trinity United Methodist Church. There will be four categories...
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06/24/2014
Ruston native Lee Denny has been volunteering with the Louisiana Peach Festival for a number of years, and he said the 2014 edition is a big year for change. Among the changes for the festival, which...
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06/23/2014
Baker Langford, of Arcadia, was recently out picking blueberries at Pop’s Blueberry Patch, located at 7223 Highway 822 in Dubach. Residents are allowed to pick their own blueberries, or they can buy...
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06/23/2014
The sounds of Americana will once again come to the Dixie Center for the Arts when the Russ Town Band takes the stage for its annual Louisiana Peach Festival concert. The free concert is at 2 p.m....
06/23/2014
In response to recent reports of panhandling in the community, the Ruston Police Department is encouraging residents to be charitable, but to do so wisely. In reference to citizen complaints of a man...
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06/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Courthouse has served the area residents well since 1960, but many public officials and police jury members believe it is high time for an upgrade. “I think it’s a good thing to...
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06/21/2014
A Ruston man is out on bond today after being arrested Thursday on charges of false personation of a peace officer and possession of a firearm on the premises of an alcoholic beverage outlet. Jason A...
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06/21/2014
The Wayne family of Marion has set a new world record thanks to Hattie Wayne and Grambling State University. The family was named the “Largest Family to Attend the Same University” by the Guinness...
06/20/2014
Two Texas men are dead and third injured as a result of an accident at a Wild Horse drilling rig in Lincoln Parish. Ryan Hinson, 36, of Longview, Texas, and Thomas Samuel, 40, of Nacogdoches, Texas...
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06/20/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites local art enthusiasts to enjoy The Dog Days Art Crawls, which feature sculptors, painters, printmakers, jewelry artists, photographers and more at...