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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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04/23/2014
At approximately 9:50 a.m.Tuesday, an accident occured at the 97 mile marker on Interstate 20. According to the Louisiana State Police Public Information Officer Albert Paxton, the accident involved...
04/23/2014
The Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association will be holding their annual conference from Tuesday through May 2 at the Ruston Civic Center. The 2014 LAFFIA Conference will be hosted...
04/23/2014
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will be wrapping up this year’s Adopt-A-School program with a luncheon set for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. “Each year we kick off...
04/23/2014
The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University will host banking executives from financial institutions throughout the region at its annual William D. Tindoll Banker’s Day on May 2 in the...
04/23/2014
BATON ROUGE (AP) — State wildlife and fisheries agents cited a Dubach man for alleged turkey hunting and trespassing charges in Union Parish. On Saturday, agents cited 40-year-old Anthony J. Lewis...
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04/22/2014
Hundreds of balloons were released into a clear, blue Ruston sky on Monday afternoon after the ribbon was cut by several dignitaries including Gov. Bobby Jindal and Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth at...
04/22/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission will ask the board of aldermen to introduce an ordinance creating the city’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district. But Monday night’s commission...
04/22/2014
Ruston’s first zero-lot line development is a step closer to reality. The planning and zoning commission voted Monday night to ask the city’s board of aldermen to approve developer Dicky Nealy’s...
04/22/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss last month’s bills, among other things. After Mayor Bob Jensen called the meeting to order, the pledge of allegiance and an invocation was said...
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04/21/2014
For the fifth consecutive year in a row, Community Trust Bank will continue to do its part in support of the March of Dimes. The fifth annual March of Dimes Crawfish Boil and Silent Auction is set to...