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Leader News Service Ruston restaurant patrons may have started noticing local establishments have been a little peachier this week. That’s because more than 12 local restaurants are currently offering specialty peach-related dishes and drinks until Sunday to celebrate the inaugural Peach Restaurant Week during Louisiana Peach Festival. This event celebrates Ruston’s culinary scene the week of the Louisiana Peach Festival, said Amanda Quimby, Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. Items range from salads and burgers to coffee, teas, cocktails and desserts. The event came about as the...

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01/02/2014
The construction of the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex is moving along as scheduled in the new year. Located off Road Camp Road, the facility has been funded through monies from the state and...
01/02/2014
Area residents have until Jan. 24 to submit nominations for the Ruston Rotary Club’s annual Bill Best Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a Lincoln Parish resident for outstanding contributions...
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01/02/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will host Kathy Wyatt on Jan. 10 as part of their upcoming Business Buffet series. Ivana Flowers, communication and special events coordinator for the chamber,...
01/01/2014
Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish has been awarded Low Income Home Energy Assistance funds to help families with burden of high utility costs. H.E.L.P. will begin scheduling appointments and...
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01/01/2014
One thing Lincoln Parish is familiar with is helping those in need. A Lincoln Parish resident, Terry King, decided to help one man who is taking three months out of his life for a Pretty Big Run...
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01/01/2014
Local residents and community leaders have resolved to make 2014 a better year. Chief Donnie L. Watson of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is focused on his job for the new year. “(I resolve)...
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01/01/2014
The desire to make the holidays perfect unfortunately results in some people overextending themselves financially. For some, this is just one more stone in their mountain of debt. Many people will...
01/01/2014
Advance tickets to Ag Expo 2014 will save adults $2 each. General admission at the door for Ag Expo will be $7 for adults; advance tickets are $5 each. Children under 6 are admitted free. Advance...
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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...
12/31/2013
CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Authorities say a cattleman and farmer from Calhoun was killed in a four-wheeler accident on his ranch. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Moore told The News-Star deputies...