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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:02pm
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin with a wine-and-cheese social. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Highlights of the event will include the presentation of the chamber’s 2017 Robert E. Russ Award to long-time Ruston businessman J.N. Walpole; the Ruston Rotary Club’s 2017 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to David Abernathy, founder and...

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07/11/2014
Recent changes in Grambling State University’s administration were discussed during a press conference held Thursday. GSU interim president Cynthia Warrick was on hand to address GSU supporters...
07/11/2014
The Ruston Community Theatre’s first production in the 2014-15 season will hold auditions Saturday and Monday. “’Til Beth Do Us Part” is written by the comedic trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and...
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07/11/2014
The Princess Peach Pageant will begin today with an ice cream social and interview session. This Ruston tradition will culminate with the pageant at 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. It is...
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07/10/2014
A prolonged narcotics investigation by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team lead to the execution of more than two dozen arrest warrants Wednesday afternoon at 149 Wayside Drive in Grambling...
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07/10/2014
It used to be that economic development site selectors spent hours on the road touring potential business and industrial locations. Times have changed. “Now, 90 percent of it is done beforehand using...
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07/10/2014
Ruston District 5 Alderwoman Marie Riggs today announced her candidacy for re-election this fall. Riggs has represented District 5 for 12 years. “I have learned that projects undertaken by city...
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07/10/2014
The village of Simsboro will have a second meeting in the month of July because Monday night’s regular meeting was only 29 days after the June 9 meeting. Aldermen will meet again at 6 p.m. Monday to...
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07/10/2014
The annual Princess Peach Pageant is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Choudrant High School. This pageant allows local children to compete in a long-time Ruston tradition. The experience, reserved for...
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07/09/2014
The piney hills of northern Louisiana may have their own tune, but this week, Ruston Community Theatre is adding an Austrian twist with “The Sound of Music” directed by Dee Alexander. The play will...
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07/09/2014
Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 reads “To every thing there is a season … A time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.” The Rev. B.K. Miller takes his preaching seriously, even if...