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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:19pm
From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Studio 301: Contemporary Art Gallery will announce their newest exhibition, “Unearthing,” featuring paintings by Peter Hay. Hay is a painter and printmaker who is currently exhibits director at the Durango Arts Center in Duranago, Colorado. “His work is based on embellishments of current ecological issues, which could be described as environmental realism,” Adrianna Speer, gallery director for Studio 301, said. “Hay received his Associates of Art from Northern Oklahoma College, Bachelors of Art from Northeastern State University and Master of Fine Arts from Louisiana...

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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,...
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01/01/2017
Six Ruston Elementary School students have new bicycles, thanks to Ruston’s District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield. Students eligible for the bicycle drawing had to have shown improvement in their...
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01/01/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ruston Apothecare on Dec. 8. Ruston Apothecare (pharmacy) offers delivery and drive through services and is open from 8 a.m...
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01/01/2017
GRAMBLING Legends Square Grambling’s Legends Square finally came into fruition in 2016. After five years of development, the 9.2-acre economic development project began breaking ground in the latter...
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01/01/2017
EDUCATION UL System names new president The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System held a special board meeting to unanimously vote to appoint Jim Henderson as its new system...
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01/01/2017
Business St. Francis Medical Center is expanding once again, this time with a facility in Ruston. On Feb. 2, community members gathered at 1200 Celebrity Drive to witness a groundbreaking and “...
12/30/2016
A Ruston businessman and a co-founder of a local animal rescue agency have been selected to receive the top two civic awards in Lincoln Parish. Trott Hunt has been named the 2016 Ruston-Lincoln...
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12/30/2016
Local law enforcement agencies warn residents to stay cautious when using fireworks for New Year’s Eve. Some areas, including Ruston and Simsboro, do not allow fireworks. Ruston Police Department...
12/30/2016
Come New Year’s Day, the rules for garbage and trash change in the city of Ruston. Household garbage pickup drops to once a week; yard trash placed in free, heavy-duty debris bags gets picked up...