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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School. “Our organization as a whole covers 22 parishes (in North Louisiana) and Lincoln Parish is going to be our priority for the next three years because of those parishes, Lincoln has the highest breast cancer mortality rate,” Lindsay Dean, executive director for Susan G. Komen NWLA, said. “I think that is important for people to understand why we are...

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12/13/2013
Local residents lined the streets of downtown Ruston for the annual Christmas parade Thursday night. Pictured above are several children riding on a float, and pictured below is a a “Duck Dynasty”...
12/13/2013
Bringing younger generations into the Dixie Center for the Arts, that is goal of Troupe Dixie. Kristi Lumpkin, co-chair of Troupe Dixie, said this will be the third year for the annual Merry Movie...
12/13/2013
A man is in jail after a gun he allegedly used to threaten a Grambling State University student was accidentally discharged. According to the arrest affidavit, shortly after midnight today Enderrell...
12/13/2013
At approximately 7:25 a.m., the Ruston Police Department received a 911 call reporting a traffic crash on Louisiana Highway 33 in front of Community Trust Bank. Upon arrival, law enforcement...
12/13/2013
Young callers should get ready because Santa has a special message just for them, connecting them from Ruston all the way to the North Pole. Local children can reach Santa and his little workers, as...
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12/13/2013
Joiya Smith is the one person on Grambling State University’s campus with a personal connection to the school’s newest, most dominant tiger sculpture. As an art major, she heard about an opportunity...
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12/12/2013
The annual Russ-Town Band Christmas Concert is set to take the stage of the Dixie Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The concert is the band’s gift to the community plus a benefit for Toys for...
12/12/2013
District Attorney Bob Levy’s request for a substantial increase in funding for his office from the Union Parish Police Jury was rejected during the police jury’s regular meeting Dec. 3. Levy...
12/12/2013
The Louisiana Tech University Department of Music will host an Opera Workshop Performance from 7:30 – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Director of the Opera Workshop Lisa Maxedon said the workshop has...
12/12/2013
GRAMBLING (AP) — Grambling State University will continue to have access to federal financial aid programs and is working to fix oversight issues cited this week by the state Legislative Auditor, a...