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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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07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury held a special meeting Monday night to adopt an ordinance providing the merger of certain precincts in Lincoln Parish, as well as an ordinance redesignating certain...
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07/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male suspects in two separate battery incidents that occurred Monday. LPSO responded to a call at around 9 p.m. Monday in reference to a domestic...
07/22/2014
The Town Council of Dubach met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the town hall. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by guest speaker and district attorney hopeful, John...
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07/21/2014
Bargain hunters who enjoy scouring a store to find that one unique purchase will likely be pleased to know that they officially have a new venue — reTagz. The thrift store, located at 200 W. Alabama...
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07/21/2014
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated battery after a weekend incident in which he reportedly stabbed another man with a knife. Marco Jenkins, 34,...
07/21/2014
The Ruston High School Alumni Association is once again seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Educators and Alumni Awards Luncheon. Each year the alumni association honors seven former...
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07/19/2014
As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Lincoln Parish Library hosted a production of Alice In Wonderland. Area children were able to attend and participate in this event. Based on the book by...
07/19/2014
During the recent Library Board of Control meeting, Library Director Vivian McCain announced news that will benefit patrons. “We will be working with the Louisiana Bar Association along with some...
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07/19/2014
There is the popular adage, “Showing up is half the battle,” or the similar, “90 percent of success is showing up.” First Assistant District Attorney Andy Shealy said about 90 percent of the...
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07/19/2014
Jessica Hughes, who has been a member for several years, joined the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston with a desire to be more involved in the community, but the experience has been more than she could ever...