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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce was able to “close the gap” of the approximately $50,000 lost during 2017’s Louisiana Peach Festival through various holiday events presented by the Chamber, said Judy Copeland, Chamber president. “This means we close the 2017 (year) with a loss, but we still have money in the bank,” Copeland said. “We will scale back some expenses on Peach Festival, but that will put us back in line with previous years.” Chamber officials announced they had taken over and created several events in December to replenish the money lost from Peach Fest. The Chamber...

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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...
12/21/2017
Louisiana Tech University has received a grant that is expected to total $3,531,750 over five years to enhance its cybersecurity programs. The grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation and...
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12/20/2017
FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys new practice facility and Cowboy Complex is, well, better than average. If you aren’t into luxury, accessibility, spaciousness, and efficiency, The Star is...
12/20/2017
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “will cut taxes for working families, bring relief for flood victims, increase investment in Louisiana’s communities and coastline” in...
12/20/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist...
12/20/2017
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission unanimously approved the local prison’s 2017 amended budget and 2018 proposed budget that will end the year approximately $200,000 in the black and more...
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12/19/2017
Ruston Alderwomen Carolyn Cage, left, and Angela Mayfield, right cut the ribbon Monday for the Martin Luther King Drive extension that connects Mills Avenue to U.S. 167 South. The project was part of...