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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    YEA! Students Prepare to Pitch Their Businesses The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Investor Panel Presentation will be held Thursday, March 30 at the Ruston Civic Center. Everyone is invited to the free event to watch nine budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of five judges. The presenters & their businesses are; Chirstan Bates (daughter of Richard & Tiffany ...read more
    Categories: YEA! (Young Entrepreneurs Academy)
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    Gov. John Bel Edwards and Monster Moto CEO Alexander Keechle dedicated the company’s new headquarters and manufacturing facility in Ruston on Wednesday, March 22, where it assembles minibikes, go-carts and other youth-oriented vehicles. Originally based in the Dallas area, the company relocated its operations to the Ruston facility, which houses the company’s headquarters, a product ...read more
    Friday, March 10, 2017
    CITY OF RUSTON FIRE HYDRANT TESTING AND MAINTENANCE Starting Monday, March 13, 2017, please be advised that the City of Ruston will be conducting our annual flow testing of city hydrants. The testing will start at Woodward Ave. and Ashland St. working our way North to the Northwest Corner of the City Limits. The testing provides the city with the flow pressure and volume of water that is expected ...read more
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Beginning in September, a Leadership Lincoln group meets monthly with a different focus each month. The February class takes a look at industry. Participants spent the day visiting some of the industrial businesses located in Lincoln Parish. The following notes were taken by one of the participants; it was a full day of learning. Lunch was provided by nettech (formerly BTG). The Cleaners of ...read more
    Categories: Leadership Lincoln
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    The majority of downtown Ruston has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Throughout this application process we learned that the approved district has 78 contributing buildings, four of which are individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places – the Dixie Center for the Arts, the Federal Building, Ruston State Bank, and Ruston USO. In order to be ...read more
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    The City of Ruston and Ruston-Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau have collaborated to bring art and culture to Ruston's growing cultural community by establishing three murals throughout the city. The first mural is located at the corner of N. Vienna and Alabama, on the back of the 1938 Rainwater Building, across from the Dixie Center for the Arts. This mural will consist of ...read more
    Friday, March 03, 2017
    YEA! Lincoln CEO Roundtable Students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (#YEALincoln) were introduced to Bill Elmore from Commander Communications, Chris Kilgore from KLS Physics Group, Kyle McDonald from Argent Financial Group, Aaron Paul from nettech (formerly BTG), and Randall Wallace from Suddenlink. All of the local CEOs volunteering their one-on-one time with the students discussed their ...read more
    Categories: YEA! (Young Entrepreneurs Academy)
    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    The application period for LED’s CEO Roundtables is open now through March 31st for roundtables commencing in July of 2017. LED’s regional CEO Roundtables convene 15 to 18 qualified, key decision-makers from Louisiana-based small businesses 10 times over the course of a year for peer-to-peer learning and support through growth oriented, collaborative roundtable sessions. CEO ...read more

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