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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets its first official look Monday at the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s board meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall and is open to the public. Aldermen are expected to deal with several routine items, then recess and convene in their role as the city’s personnel-finance committee so they can discuss the proposed budget. The personnel-finance committee, which is composed of all five aldermen, can recommend accepting the budget as it is, or suggest changes. Procedurally, the panel makes that...

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08/18/2018
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and...
08/18/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana wildlife officials are cautioning hunters that deer urine lures might carry malformed proteins that can spread a fatal brain infection called chronic wasting disease....
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08/17/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said today he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the “ridiculously high” price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November...
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08/17/2018
While there have been a few bumps along the way, Tori Ward, Main Street Director and community coordinator the for city of Ruston, said the bulldog statues are now ready to be presented to the public...
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08/17/2018
Education never ends. That’s the message a top health care executive and former Louisiana Tech University faculty member brought Thursday to the university’s 292 summer graduates. “You’ll never stop...
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08/16/2018
Approximately 5,950 Lincoln Parish students returned for their first day of the 2018-19 school year today. Lincoln Parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said that he hopes this will be the “...
08/16/2018
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control heard a proposal from Michael Stogsdill-Bricker, of the library’s research and reader’s services, to create a career and business center inside the library...
08/16/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Candidates vying to be Louisiana Secretary of State want to pause the work being done to replace the state’s 10,000 voting machines until after the election, citing allegations of...
08/16/2018
GRAMBLING — Four Grambling State University students and their faculty sponsor participated in the NASA Minority University Research and Educator program this summer at Stennis Space Center in...
08/16/2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ‘’I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a...