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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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04/11/2014
Brittany Copponex began to chair the Lincoln Parish Relay for Life in September of 2013 and said she could not think of any better way to give back to the community. “I love the community and I love...
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04/11/2014
The Lincoln Learning Center on Mayberry Street was the locale for the battery of a school teacher on Thursday. At approximately 11:53 a.m. the Ruston Police Department responded to a disturbance at...
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04/11/2014
The annual North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 2111 N. Trenton...
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04/11/2014
Moraine Valley Community College President Sylvia Jenkins will deliver Grambling State University’s spring commencement address in May. “We are privileged to welcome Jenkins back home to GSU as our...
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04/10/2014
The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday. Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads...
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04/10/2014
Ruston’s Director of Engineering Services Richard Aillet has retired after almost 14 years with the city. Aillet announced his departure Wednesday via email. He stepped down March 7. “I can truly say...
04/10/2014
Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections. “I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this...
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04/10/2014
The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20. The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off...
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04/10/2014
One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality. When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with...
04/10/2014
The city of Ruston has received “the best type of opinion you could get” on its 2013 audit, accountant Doug Brewer told the board of aldermen this week. “The city once again ended the year in sound...