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With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the updating of five campsites. “The sites 29-33 are the last five sites and they are on a hill so they get a lot of water down off the hill,” he said. “We are going to try to channel the water and enlarge them a little bit so they will be big enough for the camper.” The next project will be installing tall gates along the beach to ensure the safety of visitors when lifeguards aren’t present. “Right now...

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06/30/2017
The Railroad Park roses are back home. Members of the Pierian Club, along with Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, unveiled a historic marker Thursday officially noting the club’s relationship with the rose...
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06/29/2017
On Saturday, Eva Edinger, of Ruston, was selected as third runner up in the Miss Louisiana Competition. The 22-year-old said she was proud of her roots in Ruston. “I was born and raised in Ruston and...
06/29/2017
Lincoln Parish residents wanting a day filled with fireworks, patriotism and worship can attend the 20th annual Temple Baptist Church Patriotic Program “Celebration of Faith and Freedom.” Galen...
06/29/2017
Investors who fall victim to securities scams aren’t greedy or unintelligent, they just believe the oft-times too-good-to-be-true pitches made to them by the scammers. That’s the word Nancy Boudreaux...
06/28/2017
Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4742 is warning area residents of a scam it has learned of that has been occurring across Ruston in recent months. VFW Post 4742 Commander J.D. Harper said he...
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06/27/2017
A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money,...
06/27/2017
Louisiana Tech University students will see a $136 increase in student fees per academic quarter while Grambling State University students will not after the University of Louisiana System executive...
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06/26/2017
Musical performances were plentiful during the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday Photo above: Uncle Kracker capped off the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival before a large crowd Saturday night at...
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06/24/2017
Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said...
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06/24/2017
Despite some event rainouts and rescheduling, the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival saw a successful run Saturday, festival officials said. “We’ve been real pleased with what we’ve seen,” festival...