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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:11pm
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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston. About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights. The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said. But to get the trees decorated...

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Local State Farm Agent, Kim Dupree, center, was in the Top 3 for the Northeast Louisiana Better Business Bureau Good Neighbor Torch Award for 2017. The Good Neighbor Award recognizes businesses who...
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09/22/2017
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09/22/2017
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09/22/2017
Grambling State University police are investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday night at Attucks Hall on the university campus. GSU’s communications director Will Sutton said this morning that...
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09/21/2017
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09/21/2017
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09/21/2017
Louisiana Tech University has reached a record enrollment of 12,873 students. The number represents a 17 percent increase in the student body since the fall quarter of 2013, according to official...
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09/20/2017
A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street...
09/20/2017
More than 200 Grambling State University students gathered for a Hurricane Maria prayer vigil hosted by the university’s International Student Organization Tuesday on campus. Seventy GSU students...