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Louisiana Tech University College of Education Wins Hospitality Award

January 15, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award is the Louisiana Tech University College of Education. The College of [...]

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10 Best Mural Photos

May 23, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

Consider the town painted! Ruston, LA is now covered in more murals than ever. Ruston residents and visitors alike have vibrant and exciting backdrops for photos all around the city! Enjoy this collection of our 10 favorite mural photos to date and the latest addition to the #RustonArts collection.

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Loyal Blue Weekends in Louisiana’s College Town

August 9, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

There are few things more exciting than LA Tech Football season here in Ruston! It’s a special time of year when students, alumni, locals, and fans from all over the country come together to cheer on the Bulldogs. Loyal Blue Weekends celebrate LA Tech football throughout the community and offer a home-game experience that should not be missed!

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Locals Love It: Sue Paperie

August 13, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

Our "Locals Love It" blog series highlights Ruston businesses that have been identified by locals as places that go above and beyond to make a customer's experience truly exceptional. On this "Locals Love It" blog we're spotlighting Sue Paperie, a locally-owned paper store that has captured the heart of the Ruston community since it opened in February of 2015.

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Holidays in Ruston

November 16, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Christmas in Ruston is like nothing else. Downtown shops with beautifully decorated windows, streets lined with twinkling lights, and a community with cheerful spirits and thankful hearts elicit all the warm feelings of being home for the holidays. With so much happening during this season, we wanted to bring you a collection of the ways to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family [...]

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Celebrating Black History Month in Lincoln Parish

January 29, 2019Written by: Ruston Lincoln CVB Team

February is a special month indeed with a holiday for sweethearts, a commemorative day for past presidents, and plenty of Mardi Gras festivities scattered throughout. What makes the month even more important is the celebration of African American life and history. Originating in 1926 as only a week-long celebration, today, the entire month of February is dedicated to honoring the heritage, [...]

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American Crappie Trail National Championship comes to North Louisiana

March 4, 2019Written by: Travis Napper, CDME

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The best crappie fishermen from across America will be in the area to try to take home the title of National Champions. March 28-30 the American [...]

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LA Tech Game Day Guide

October 22, 2019Written by: Travis Napper, CDME

The kids are back in school and everyone has put their summer vacations in the rear-view mirror, so that can mean only one thing. It’s fall and football season in Ruston, as well as across the South. To get everyone prepped for the Louisiana Tech Football season, I thought this Game Day guide might be helpful to all Bulldog fans new and old! It all starts with Read Full PostTags: Community  |  Game Day  |  Things to Do

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