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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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06/02/2014
Walking down the carriageway that leads to Ruston’s recently relocated Chartreuse Pear might make residents think they’ve stepped into another city altogether. Located behind The Fashion on West Park...
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06/02/2014
A Texas woman was arrested and charged with auto theft, possession of marijuana and possession of schedule II drugs Sunday night in Lincoln Parish, according to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office....
06/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to be asked tonight to change a proposal that, if adopted, will give the city its first neighborhood conservation overlay district. “We will amend it to exclude...
06/02/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet Tuesday night to review end-of–year testing results presented by Testing Coordinator Donna Doss. With the implementation of Common Core standards and the...
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05/31/2014
A Ruston man has been given the maximum sentence of 50 years at hard labor for the attempted second-degree murder of his former girlfriend. Third Judicial District Judge Jay McCallum sentenced...
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05/31/2014
Just before dawn on Tuesday, April 22, the subject appearing in the photo above burglarized two restaurants near Interstate 20 in Ruston. The unidentified subject gained entry to both businesses by...
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05/31/2014
Stepping into the current facilities of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is much like stepping back in time. The offices, located on the ground floor and basement of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse...
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05/31/2014
When the Rev. Cathy Brewton first dreamed of what is now LifeHouse Ministries, her vision included a flourishing community garden filled with vegetables, fruit trees and flowers. The vision is...
05/31/2014
LifeHouse Ministries will hold its annual barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday at LifeHouse, located at 813 N. Trenton St. Tickets are $10 and are available from any LifeHouse board...
05/31/2014
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The body of a missing Louisiana swimmer has been recovered off a Florida Panhandle beach. Officials say the body of 21-year-old Nathan Hughey, of Pineville, was found about...