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In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

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Residents in Lincoln Parish may need to check their voting precincts in the coming weeks as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will be reestablishing the precincts for each election district and...
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05/13/2014
The Village of Choudrant will be filled with little bikes hoping to raise funds for little tykes on Saturday morning. Reviving a concept from their youth, brother and sister Josh Sanderson and Katie...
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05/13/2014
Cub Scouts from Ruston’s Pack 59 recently held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the tree houses located at Camp T.L. James.  The Blue and Gold Banquet is the end-of-year graduation ceremony for...
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05/12/2014
Jim Colon had never visited Grambling State University until Thursday. On Friday, he received an honorary doctorate from GSU. During a whirlwind day, Colon met a host of university officials but he...
05/12/2014
One orchestra, three choirs and four soloists will combine to perform a signature event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Louisiana Tech University’s School of Performing Arts. The Louisiana Tech...
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05/12/2014
Second Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Ben Bleich announced recently that he is officially entering the race for District Judge for the 2nd Judicial District, Division “A” in Claiborne...
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05/12/2014
A Mississippi woman remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with one each of unauthorized use of an access card as theft and illegal transmission of monetary funds stemming from...
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05/10/2014
In 2013, 4 Paws Rescue Inc. helped rescue more than 350 animals. Sue Martin, president of the organization, said the group rescued 368 dogs and cats and adopted out 329. Martin said she was...
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05/10/2014
Si Robertson’s tour of duty in Vietnam is finally complete. He has a pair of new tiger stripe camouflage fatigues and a “Boonie” hat to prove it, both gifts from the Louisiana Military Museum....
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05/10/2014
On Friday night, area residents came out to show their support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana by attending the annual Jazzland concert. Headlining the concert was Louisiana-...