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Plan Your Ruston Staycation

February 23, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

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Everyone needs an escape, but you don’t have to travel far to find yours. Outdoor adventure, unique shopping, local flavor, and a thriving arts culture are practically in your backyard. Here’s a look at what to do, see, and eat in the area. For an unforgettable getaway, make yourself at home in Ruston! Do  [...]

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Why You Should Spend Your Vacation Days Locally

January 26, 2021Written by: Two Upright Tray Tables

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The high price of travel is one of the main reasons people don't use all of their vacation days. Vacation days are part of your salary, though. If you don't use them, you're giving money back to your employer and wearing yourself [...]

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Shop Ruston Online

June 3, 2020Written by: Experience Ruston Team

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As Ruston & Lincoln Parish retailers begin to open back up with enhanced sanitation practices, many continue to offer online shopping and curbside pickup. See below for links for each location and remember to continue to #ShopRuston! [...]

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Gearin’ Up for Louisiana Tech Gamedays in Ruston, LA

September 4, 2019Written by:

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Ruston, LA is Bulldog Territory! From tailgating in Bulldog Village to cheering on the Bulldogs in Joe Aillet Stadium, LA Tech game days fill the area with a sea of blue, red, and fun. Unsure of where to get your gear to support the Bulldogs? No worries as Ruston has a wide variety of options for every football fan. [...]

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Big Creek Trade Days

September 3, 2019Written by: Joanna Calhoun

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Lincoln Parish is filled with the finest of local events, and one of their best is Big Creek Trade Days. If you are not familiar with this monthly event, Big Creek Trade Days is a massive flea market featuring more than 100 indoor and outdoor vendors. This family-friendly event is located in Dubach which is about 20 minutes northwest of Ruston, and it always occurs the weekend before the 2nd Mo [...]

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Summer Steals: Thrifting in Ruston

October 14, 2018Written by: Tori Davis

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Let's face it: between travel expenses and high electricity bills, summer can be a financially tight time. We're all looking to save a little cash where and when we can. However, with temperatures constantly on the rise, a new summer wardrobe can feel like its a necessity. If you fall into the category of having a small budget combined with a big desire to freshen up your summer wardrobe, then [...]

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Locals Love It: Sue Paperie

August 13, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

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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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