Ruston will be hosting one of the biggest events in little league baseball.
The 2019 Dixie Youth World Series.
A little more incentive to get the new sports complex up and running.
City leaders are hopeful to finish building it by next December and open up in January of 2019.
Mayor Ronnie Walker says landing this big event may have an impact beyond Ruston.
"It's hard to turn down Ruston," he said.
"Ruston's a great town I've said that all along and we're just really excited for not only the city of ruston but of course Monroe and West Monroe will have some overflow in hotels there."
They hope to start construction and finish the project by next December and open up in January of 2019.