Eddie Robinson

Welcome To Ruston

Ruston boasts one of the strongest economies in Louisiana. Business is booming in all segments. Two major universities, Louisiana Tech and Grambling State, as well as a community college, Louisiana Delta, are firm underpinnings of a well-rounded economy based on education, natural resources, retail and service, transportation, manufacturing, agriculture and banking and financial services.

The mission of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is to cultivate a healthy business environment. 




YEA! is a cutting-edge program that takes students between the ages of 11 and 18 through the process of starting and launching a real business or social movement over the course of an academic year . By the end of the class, students own and operate fully-formed and functioning businesses, which may be carried on after their graduation from the program. YEA! aims to teach students at an early age how to make a job, not just take a job.

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Ruston is the Home of the Louisiana Peach Festival!

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June 24-25, 2016

The Louisiana Peach Festival is a family-oriented event produced by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, and held each year the fourth weekend of June. The festival began 65 years ago and is produced by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.

Visit the Louisiana Peach Festival website. 

Big News: Hampton Inn & Friends Break Guinness
World Record for Largest Fruit Cobbler at the 2015 festival!

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The mission of Extraordinary 20 is to build a coalition of necessary groups to substantially enhance the appearance of the parishes along the I-20 Corridor by changing the area culture associated with appearance. Have all commercial and residential property, primary streets and highways in parishes along the I-20 Cooridor maintained neatly, litter-free, and Visually Extraordinary.

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The guiding purpose and primary objective of the Sparta Ground Water Conservation District Commission is to conserve, protect, restore, and maintain the Sparta Formation Aquifer as a continuing source of high quality, potable water for current and future consumers by promoting conservation measures and the development of alternate sources of fresh water, pursuant to the authority and responsibility granted by the State of Louisiana.

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