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Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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03/21/2014
A 33-year-old female has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Ruston Police Department received a report of a...
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03/21/2014
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines and two of its quartets will present a free concert during Friends and Family Night at Ruston’s Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is...
03/21/2014
The United Way and Lincoln ACHIEVE are looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Dollars and $ense Fair April 16 from 7:45-11 a.m. and April 17 from 7:45-11 a.m. at the Ruston Civic Center....
03/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control met Wednesday afternoon with exciting news for the library. Judy Copeland, the president of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, was present to talk...
03/21/2014
Claudia Kraft, marketing coordinator for H&R Block, said she is pleased to announce her office’s involvement with Christian Community Action. She said just as taxpayers should consider their tax...
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03/20/2014
Louisiana Tech basketball players Kenneth “Speedy” Smith (4) and Chris Anderson (5) joined fellow university students in a celebratory dance on the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Wednesday night...
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03/20/2014
Residents in the Watertank Road area will be seeing improvements coming their way in the coming weeks. The improvements are coming from the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant funding $600,...
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03/20/2014
Local advocates of legalizing the sale of raw milk say the issue is primarily one of giving consumers a choice. “I bet you not a week goes by that somebody doesn’t ask us for milk,” Tom Faber, a...
03/20/2014
A bill allowing the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative to purchase land in the Old D’Arbonne State Park as the site of a water treatment plant is on its way to the full Senate for...
03/20/2014
Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many...