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Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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04/28/2014
About 50 residents of Ruston’s University Hills Neighborhood gathered Saturday at Huckleberry Park to celebrate Earth Day and join in a community picnic. Leading the neighborhood parade were, from...
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04/27/2014
The execution of a search warrant by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team has led to the arrest of four individuals. On Friday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at a residence in the...
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04/27/2014
The second annual Hope for Autism 5k race was held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. More than 400 participants came out to show their support for Autism Spectrum Disorder, which affects 1 in 68...
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04/27/2014
The fifth annual Community Trust Bank Crawfish Boil and Silent Auction were yet again a huge success for the March of Dimes. All proceeds raised from the event benefit the March of Dimes in their...
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04/27/2014
Sen. Rick Gallot and the Lincoln Parish Police Jury are getting the ball rolling on a new courthouse for downtown Ruston. However, the ball may be rolling for several years before any ground is...
04/26/2014
At 6:20 a.m., Friday troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 15 north of Louisiana Highway 549. The preliminary investigation...
04/26/2014
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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04/26/2014
Submitted Photos: Top Left: The Big Event was held April 12 when Louisiana Tech University students came and worked hard to clean up Bethel’s campus. Thank you to all who participated. Top Right: One...
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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...