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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:44am
Ruston’s Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday turned down a developer’s request to build storage buildings adjacent to residential property on Kavanaugh Road. Commissioners said while they agree with KDV Investments that there’s a need for the RV, boat and climate control units, the location just wasn’t right. “I have intercepted there’s a vibe concerning this,” Commissioner Otha Anders said in offering a motion to deny KDV’s application for conditional use approval to build the buildings. “With Ruston’s tremendous growth there is a tremendous need for this kind of thing for our city....

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02/06/2017
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will host the world premiere of “She Kills Monsters” at Stone Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing...
02/05/2017
Recycling pickup within the city of Ruston is expanding to once a week beginning March 2. The popularity of the program plus the volume of recyclables prompted the switch only a month into Ruston’s...
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02/05/2017
With powdered sugar and green, gold and purple sprinkles scattered across the main table in the Family and Consumer Science room of Simsboro High School, students got a lesson in a Louisiana...
02/05/2017
Ruston aldermen could wrap up the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex during their monthly meeting on Monday. The board is expected to vote on spending...
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02/05/2017
A 4.0 grade point average. Mr. Cedar Creek. A National Honor Society member. And an All-State and All-Lincoln Parish football standout. Cedar Creek School’s Nick Slusher has spent years standing a...
02/04/2017
“A” Honor Roll First Grade: Ethan Davis, Micah Ferguson, Maddix Friedman, Tamia Graham, Callie Harrison, Karmen Holmes, Chloe Johnson, Landry Roberts and Elecia Senn Second grade: Asa Christian and...
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02/04/2017
All A’s Fourth grade: Taylor Basham, Jack Bell, Kelsey Duggan, Julianne Ensminger, Magnus Erikson, Anna Grace Johnson, Gracie Jones, Nolan Martin, James Myers, Annalise Paul, Beau Phillips, Amelia...
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02/04/2017
The James Huey Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, awarded their essay contest winner Lydia George, daughter of Paul George of Farmerville, $100 and a certificate. Lydia’s essay will be judged...
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02/03/2017
Jeffrey A. Pike, senior lecturer of civil engineering and construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the Vantage Health Plan 2016 Visionary Educator of the Year.
02/03/2017
Grambling State University starts the spring 2017 semester with a big jump in enrollment, a whopping 4,596 students, a 5.7 percent increase over the spring 2016 enrollment of 4,349. “We have a great...