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Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary Club Bill Best Humanitarian Award winners, respectively. The award winners accepted their recognition at the 97th annual Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Other awards given during the banquet included: • Business of Year – Frosty Factory of America • Origin Bank & HGA Young Business Leader of the Year — Kourtney Keim • Ambassador of the Year — Sonja Burns •...

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01/06/2017
Grambling residents looking to apply for Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion or Affordable Care Act insurance can do so from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Grambling City Hall. The Primary Health Services...
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01/05/2017
A miracle happened Dec. 30. Jeffrey Hataway, a retired police officer and Marine veteran, has been searching for a dog that could help him as a service dog. On Dec. 30, he found Charlie and an...
01/05/2017
Lincoln Parish could get its first blast of winter weather for the new year beginning early Friday morning, but officials expect the impact to be minimal. “Any accumulation at all will be on bridges...
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01/04/2017
Lanny Parker knew the numbers weren’t adding up. 
 He was convinced that when they were totaled, they would become another glaring red figure. The Union Parish Police Jury voted Thursday night to...
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01/03/2017
More than 22,000 canned goods and other items were collected for Christian Community Action as part of the Adopt-A-School’s annual food drive. The food collection will go toward replenishing the food...
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01/03/2017
A Farmerville man suspected of pistol-whipping his estranged wife who lives in Ruston is now under arrest and charged with attempted second-degree murder. Sancarlos Traylor, 26, was booked into the...
01/03/2017
Cooperation between two Ruston law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of a local man suspected of burglarizing three vehicles on the Louisiana Tech University campus. Ricardo Rashad...
01/03/2017
Police continue their search today for the suspects in two murders last week that occurred four days apart. Ruston resident Patrick Mitchell, 38, died Dec. 28 after being shot multiple times at his...
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01/03/2017
The Ruston Rotary Club has announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Dec. 14 luncheon and...
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01/01/2017
GOVERNMENT 2016 was another busy year for Ruston. Here’s a look at some of the top happenings. In January, Mayor Ronny Walker began a series of town hall meetings on his Moving Ruston Forward plan,...