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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:02pm
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin with a wine-and-cheese social. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Highlights of the event will include the presentation of the chamber’s 2017 Robert E. Russ Award to long-time Ruston businessman J.N. Walpole; the Ruston Rotary Club’s 2017 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to David Abernathy, founder and...

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Local officials are warning residents to remain cautious when using fireworks for the New Year’s holiday. Some areas, including Ruston and Simsboro, do not allow fireworks. Other local municipalities...
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12/23/2017
Salvation Army volunteer Jerry Blackmon, left, of Monroe, wishes Joan Moncrief, of Ruston, a Merry Christmas after Moncreif makes a donation in front of Super 1 Ruston. Blackmon said he has been a...
12/23/2017
The first multi-day period of freezing and sub-freezing temperatures appears to be on the way and with it comes a reminder to be prepared. “Check vehicles, antifreeze, batteries; wrap exposed water...
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12/23/2017
The city of Ruston has a message for its 10,000 residential utility customers: If you want your household garbage picked up this week, you must put your container out by 10 p.m. Tuesday. The garbage...
12/23/2017
The miracle of Christmas has once again left residents of Ruston with a smile on their faces. Recently, the Pine Hills Advocacy Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to lessening the trauma...
12/23/2017
Longtime Ruton resident and businessman J. N. Walpole is the winner of this year’s Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award. The award is one of the most prestigious civic honors that...
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12/23/2017
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12/23/2017
Dubach Elementary School was recently feted by Lincoln ACHIEVE with a holiday luncheon to celebrate the school’s advancement to a “B” rated school by the Louisiana Department of Education. From left...
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12/23/2017
Members of the North Central Chapter of ABATE (American Bikers Active Toward Education) of Louisiana, Inc., recently gathered for a special presentation to Lincoln ACHIEVE and its efforts during the...
12/23/2017
Kiplinger, the nation’s most recognized publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, ranked Louisiana Tech University first among Louisiana’s public colleges and universities in the...