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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:02pm
Members of the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control unanimously voted Wednesday to set April 10 as a “Fine Free Day.” “We have not had a ‘Fine Free Day’ in a long time,” Vivian McCain, library director, said. “I would like to ask you all if we could have ... that day as a celebration of National Library Week.” McCain said the library usually gets a good response from the public for eliminating the fines. “We usually get a lot of materials back that are out there,” she said. “If they have a lost item or a damaged item, we still charge for those. The overdue fines will be waived that day.”...

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07/16/2014
Anyone looking for an alternative to traditional smoking is invited to check out Altitude Vapor Lounge located at 975 Tech Drive, Suite 4. The vapor lounge is the first of its kind in Ruston and...
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07/16/2014
Nell Barmore, of Dubach, won the 2014 Peach Festival donation quilt made by the ladies of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild. Each year the guild puts together a quilt to raise money for MedCamps, the...
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07/15/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has appointed Rosalind Jones to fill the unexpired term of the late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Jones’ appointment came despite requests from two of Mayfield’s...
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07/15/2014
Watching her father compete in calf-roping competitions, Kelly O’Neal fell in love. “My dad was a calf-roper and always had horses,” she said. “My older sister and I loved going out to the barn with...
07/15/2014
During a special called meeting on Monday, the village of Simsboro voted unanimously to keep the millage rate the same for the 2014-15 fiscal year. As of this vote, the millage rate remains at 5.08...
07/15/2014
Downtown Ruston may have adequate parking spaces, but there’s still a parking problem. That’s what a group of merchants told a Baton Rouge consultant hired by the city to recommend ways to make the...
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07/15/2014
Residents aired their political grievances to several local legislators at a forum hosted by the Ruston TEA Party Monday night at the Ruston Country Club. The hot button issue of the night was Common...
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07/14/2014
When Ronny Walker decided almost a year ago to run for mayor of Ruston, he turned to would-be constituents to help him develop a platform. “In the decision-making process, I realized the most...
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07/14/2014
The Choudrant Volunteer Firemen’s Assistance is currently renewing tickets for their 52-Gun Raffle for 2014-15. Some owners have chosen not to renew their tickets, which means some tickets will be...
07/14/2014
The Lincoln Parish TEA Party invites the public to attend a legislative wrap-up at the Ruston Country Club at 6 p.m. today, where local legislators will summarize the highlights of the recent...