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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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07/05/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday evening to set in motion a long list of improvement projects including two more phases of the downtown revitalization program. The aldermen meet at 5:...
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07/05/2014
Geographic Information Systems is a relatively new tool being used by governmental offices throughout the parish. It could be described as a “one-stop shop” for all connected and useful data used by...
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07/04/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District has been keeping track of the dollars provided for them during the 2013 tax millage through various projects in the parish. Several renovations have been underway...
07/04/2014
A campus wide master plan is currently being developed that would build a skate park on the campus of Louisiana Tech University according to Bobby Dowling, Louisiana Tech Director of Campus...
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07/03/2014
The Daily Leader has learned that local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have assisted in making what authorities are calling the largest narcotics-related criminal investigation in...
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07/03/2014
For decades little girls have set their sights on being named the next Princess Peach and many will have that opportunity yet again. Georgia Dugdale, 5-year-old daughter of Bart and JoAnna Dugdale,...
07/03/2014
Area service men and women in the Air and Army National Guard will be honored guests at a first-of-its-kind military appreciation day Friday at the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home Outdoor...
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07/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury is trying to move forward on the sale of one particular piece of adjudicated property, but state laws are making the process complicated, turning the sale into a sticky...
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07/02/2014
Temple Baptist Church’s 17th annual Patriotic Program “America: the Beautiful” is set for 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday in the sanctuary. The program will feature the Temple Sanctuary Choir and...
07/02/2014
According to an independent study, Ruston has the second cheapest car insurance rates in Louisiana. Value Penguin, a research company that focuses on providing objective resources to help consumers...