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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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12/23/2017
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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12/22/2017
Santa Claus came to town to surprise some Ruston children Thursday as he made a quick stop at the “It’s a Wonderful Life” event held at the Sexton Animal Clinic. The event gave area children an...
12/22/2017
A single-vehicle auto crash early this morning claimed the life of a Ruston woman. Alexis Johnson, 23, died when she apparently lost control of her 2005 Honda Accord and struck a utility pole on West...
12/22/2017
FARMERVILLE — Farmerville Mayor Stein Baughman sees parallels between local efforts to use Lake D’Arbonne as a source of drinking water and the need for a fourth bridge across the Ouachita River to...
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12/22/2017
The Simsboro School varsity baseball team recently spent a day spreading Christmas cheer throughout the parish by passing more than 226 presents to various groups. The team gave gifts to students at...
12/22/2017
The Ruston City Hall and the Utility Billing Office will be closed for the Christmas holidays on Monday and Tuesday. There will be no commercial or residential garbage and trash collection on these...
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12/21/2017
FRISCO, Texas –— Louisiana Tech closed out a tough season in winning fashion Wednesday night with a dominating defensive victory in a 51-10 blowout of Southern Methodist in the inaugural DXL Frisco...
12/21/2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards set a Jan. 19 deadline on Wednesday to reach a tax deal with House Republican leaders for closing a $1 billion budget gap, or he won’t call a February special...