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03/27/2017 - 11:47am
The the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run was held Saturday in downtown Ruston. Left, Anthonie Tobin leaps through a cloud of pink smoke on his way to the finish line. Right, from left to right, Katie Hopkins, her dog Gypsy, and Meghan Davis celebrate...
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03/27/2017 - 11:51am
Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some...
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03/25/2017 - 7:03pm
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the March Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the March 8 luncheon and was then presented an award of achievement. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and...
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03/25/2017 - 7:08pm
GRAMBLING — Jessica Clinton and Keely Heggar were ecstatic on stage as they accepted scholarship awards. Clinton and Heggar, Grambling State University students, each received $500 from the NAACP Lincoln Parish Chapter. They were among six area college students receiving scholarships during a mid-...
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03/25/2017 - 7:20pm
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted the 11th annual Senior Life Expo at 7:30 a.m. Friday morning at the Ruston Civic Center. Attendees were given door prizes and entertained by several local artists and speakers. Top, Miss Louisiana Justine Kerr, left, laughs as Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike...

Announcements

Ricky and Polly Durrett, of Simsboro, are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Durrett, to Lucas Aaron Fraley, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Durrett, of Simsboro; and Marilyn Crowe, of Simsboro....
Kaitlyn Meyers, of Ruston, and Trey Gauthreaux, of Ruston, are happy to announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. Kaity is the daughter of Billy and Shannon Meyers, of Ruston; and the granddaughter of Gracie Hall, of Ruston; Tim and Cathy Mitchell, of Mer Rouge; and William and...

Sports

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Roland Harper rightfully did a double take when he heard about the ranking of the best running back tandems in NFL history.

‘’I figured it...

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Lady Tiger softball team opened up their Southwestern Athletic Conference series with Jackson State...

GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Athletics Dpeartment will have a jam packed Saturday as GSU will host three sporting events.

GSU...

Editorials

Not long after John Bel Edwards was elected Louisiana’s governor in 2016, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker urged the new chief executive not to forget about North Louisiana. There...
It doesn’t take long to realize Ruston values community service. Whether it’s responding to an emergency call in the line of professional duty or volunteers providing hungry...