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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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11/04/2017
Arian Carneygee makes a fall-themed craft at the craft booth. His mom helps him stick the leaves to the base during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Fall Festival held Saturday at the library events...
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11/04/2017
Lincoln Parish lost one of its greatest teachers and fiddlers on Friday when Paul Woodard died at age 74. Services are incomplete at this time but will be under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral...
11/04/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Monday on levying a half-cent sales tax in the city’s new tax incremental financing district. The decision is one of several aldermen will consider...
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11/04/2017
Hillcrest Cares October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Hillcrest teachers and students donated $286 to “Wiggin Out.” In November, the school will be donating to Diabetes Research. Hillcrest...
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11/04/2017
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11/03/2017
They crouched, imaginary riot batons in hand, and on cue inched forward in formation shouting “back” at the equally imaginary crowd moving toward them. Over and over, they drilled on the grounds of...
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11/03/2017
Shelly Dowdy, children’s specialist at the Lincoln Parish Library, sets up a display for the library’s first Story-Walk during the Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the library events...
11/03/2017
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to Get Out and Fish from 7-11 a.m. Saturday at Grambling City Park. The free event offers residents an opportunity to partner with the Louisiana...
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11/02/2017
Grambling State University employees will have the opportunity to participate in a new fundraising campaign that will help raise money for United Way of Northeast Louisiana. Grambling State, Monster...
11/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Library Free Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “We will have several games to play, face painting, a cake...