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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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07/31/2014
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Parish Police Juror Skip Russell was involved in a vehicle accident. The Ruston Fire Department/EMS, along with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and...
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07/31/2014
A man convicted for having indecent behavior with a juvenile has been sentenced. Judge Jay McCallum sentenced James Anthony Bell to serve 42 years at hard labor for 10 counts of indecent behavior...
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07/31/2014
Terry Pollard didn’t let losing everything stop him from his dream of being a walking testament to his profession of faith. And walk he has — hundreds of miles so far with, thousands to go. In...
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07/31/2014
The suspect in the 2012 home invasions, rape and first-degree murder, among other charges, attempted an insanity defense earlier this month. According to court records, Cameron Kinte Mays, of Ruston...
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07/30/2014
Residents looking for a good bargain will have the chance to check out a variety of items during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Third Community Garage Sale on Saturday morning. The event will include a...
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07/30/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday will commence this Friday and last until midnight Saturday. According to the Louisiana Department of Revenue, the sales tax holiday exempts state tax for...
07/30/2014
The Second Annual Swing for Alzheimer’s Charity Golf Tournament is slated for Sept. 26 at Trails End Golf Club in Arcadia. The event is hosted by Allegiance Health Center of Ruston, Leslie Lakes...
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07/30/2014
HOUSTON — Quitman native Timothy Stewart, director of community meals/transportation at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, was re-elected president of the Meals on Wheels...
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07/30/2014
Christie Mouton, center, a kinesiology major at Grambling State University, has received a Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, an international Philanthropic Education Organization...
07/30/2014
HATTIESBURG, MISS.-—Ruston native Stan Lewis, DBA, CPA, CFE, CCEA, was an invited participant and speaker at the 2014 China International Software and Information Service Forum and Entrepreneurs’...