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Chamber of Commerce

The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is located in Downtown Ruston, Louisiana.  The Chamber can provide information about local businesses as well as visitor information.  Their website is: http://www.rustonlincoln.org.

Mail to:
PO Box 1383
Ruston, LA 71273
Phone: 318-255-2031
Fax: 318-255-3481
Email: mail@rustonlincoln.org

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Childcare

Do you need childcare?  The State of Louisiana Department of Social Services maintains a database of all class "A" and "B" licensed daycare facilites in Lincoln Parish.

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Cooperative Extension/4-H

The LSU AgCenter is a statewide campus of the LSU system, providing individuals and families, local governments and industry with the research and information they need to improve the economic conditions and quality of life for Louisiana citizens.  The office in Lincoln Parish is located at:

Lincoln Parish 
201 N Vienna St.
Ruston, LA 71270-4438
Phone: (318) 251-5134
Fax: (318) 251-8697
website:http://www.lsuagcenter.com/parish/lincoln/

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Small Business Assistance

The LA Tech SBDC (Small Business Development Center) serves Lincoln Parish.  Louisiana Tech’s Small Business Development Center is a comprehensive resource center and assistance provider for small businesses in north-central Louisiana. The SBDC provides training, counseling, and information for active and prospective entrepreneurs. By supporting the creation of new enterprises and nurturing existing business operations, the SBDC endeavors to improve the economic well being of this region and the area’s residents. For more information contact:

LA Tech SBDC,
College of Administration and Business, Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA 71272,
Phone: (318) 257-3537
Fax: (318) 257-4253
website: http://www.cab.latech.edu/public/DEPTS/sbdc/
E-mail: sbdc@latech.edu.

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Utilities

Electricity
Entergy
800-368-3749

Natural Gas
Centerpoint Energy Arkla
866-275-5252

Cable Television
Charter Communications
800-526-8901

Phone
CenturyTel
800-201-4099

Water, Sewer, Garbage
Village of Choudrant
318-768-4111

Postal Service
Choudrant Post Office
318-768-2737

Building Code Enforcement

Building Permit Procedure

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