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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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Napper elected as chairman of Louisiana Travel Association’s board

January 26, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Travis Napper, President/CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau was installed as chairman of the Louisiana Travel Association (LTA), formerly [...]

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Tourism Development Grants Available

April 23, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for our matching grant program called Make It Happen. This is a tourism development matching grant program that aims to help create and fund special [...]

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Grambling State Selected to Host Intercollegiate Football Championship through 2020

December 4, 2018Written by: Grambling State University

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GRAMBLING, LA – December 3, 2018 – Today, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that Grambling State University will host the 2019 and 2020 Football National [...]

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Bustamante, Causey Win Hospitality Award

January 7, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2018 Hospitality Award will be given to Nicholas Bustamante and Whitney Trisler Causey for their design and implementation of three murals in Ruston. The award will be presented at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Tuesday, January 15 at the Ruston Civic Center.

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Loyal Blue Weekend wins 2019 Louey Award

January 30, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) introduced Loyal Blue Weekend as the winner of the 2019 Festival/Event of the Year during its Annual Meeting Thursday, Jan. 24 in [...]

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Ruston will host American Crappie Trail National Championship

March 25, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

 

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RUSTON, LA (Mar. 25, 2019) – The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce that Ruston will host the American Crappie [...]

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RUSTON STRONG

May 1, 2019Written by: Ruston Lincoln CVB Team

A message from Travis Napper, President/CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau

As most of you know, and some of you experienced first-hand, Ruston was hit by an EF3 tornado in the early hour of Thursday, April 25. While much of Ruston was spared, there were multiple areas of our community that received devastating damage. With heavy hearts we mourn the [...]

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Ruston Sports Complex Now Open

July 26, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Ruston’s new sports complex is now open. On Friday, July 26 the Ruston Sports Complex will host the Dixie Youth World Series, a two-week long event. The first week will bring in 40 [...]

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Strong Year Reported for Tourism in Lincoln Parish

August 22, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to share that 2018 was a strong year for tourism in Lincoln Parish. The latest information released in the Tourism Spending in the Parishes Report done by the University of New Orleans (UNO) Hospitality Research Center shows an increase in tourism revenue in the parish.   

Lincoln Parish was up 8.21% in [...]

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Experience Ruston and Up with People Host Peace Day Celebration  

September 13, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Experience Ruston and global non-profit educational program Up with People are partnering to host a Peace Day Dance Celebration Saturday, Sept. 21 in Railroad Park located in downtown Ruston. The event will be free to attend and open to the [...]

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