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Mayor Ronny Walker doesn’t want the future to catch Ruston off guard. That’s why he’s restructuring administrative functions within city government. “I feel like the biggest responsibility of a mayor is not today, but trying to set the city up for 30 years or so down the road,” Walker said. “We’ve done that from a financial standpoint, and now we’re trying to do that from a personnel and procedure standpoint.” With as many as two-dozen key municipal employees approaching retirement within the next decade, Walker wanted a way to keep the city from losing years of knowledge with scant backup...

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04/30/2015
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker is shown purchasing his sponsorship for the Ruston Lions Club annual Golf Tournament held at Squire Creek Country Club. This is the Lions Club is only fundraiser from which...
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04/30/2015
Third Grade News Third grade has been working hard in reading and math. We finished up our book study of “Because of Winn Dixie.” After reading the book, we watched the movie so we could compare. We...
04/30/2015
More than 400 students and teachers from high schools across Louisiana and Arkansas gathered together April 15 to take part in hands-on experiences and learn engineering and science applications at...
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04/30/2015
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosted their 26th annual MS Walk in Shreveport at the Louisiana Boardwalk on April 11.  Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the...
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04/29/2015
Ten Lincoln Parish residents were arrested early Tuesday morning as part of the Operation Pit Stop drug raid. Chad Alexander, Lincoln Parish Sheriffs Office public information officer, said the...
04/29/2015
The Clothesline Project will be featured in the Chautauqua Gallery at the Lincoln Parish Library through Friday. It is presented by the Louisiana Tech School of Human Ecology’s Event planning class...
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04/29/2015
Meet the Beetles, a touring Beatles tribute band, performed a free show at the Lincoln Parish Library Events center on Tuesday night. They played classic songs from the British band.
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04/29/2015
The seventh annual Adopt-A-School, End-of-Year luncheon was held Tuesday to honor schools and local businesses for their contributions to the Lincoln Parish education system, school projects and...
04/29/2015
The annual I-20 Top 20 event held Tuesday helps build connections between local entrepreneurs and potential investors, or business advisors to help accelerate entrepreneurs’ companies. Kathy Wyatt,...
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04/28/2015
A Ruston art teacher is among four North Louisiana residents who remain trapped on a mountainside in Nepal as a result of Saturday’s earthquake. Douglas Walton was leading a group of 15 people,...