Residents of Lincoln Parish now have eBooks, audiobooks, music and movies available for free instantly courtesy of the Lincoln Parish Library.
As part of the Green Gold Consortium, a partnership between 11 parishes including Lincoln, library patrons can now access OverDrive, a program which allows patrons to download various media onto their computers or digital devices for a limited time.
A digital bookmobile was parked in the library parking lot to introduce people to the new service and help residents learn how to utilize it.
It was once the site of Our Christian Funeral Home before being destroyed in a fire on Jan. 26, 2013.
Now, Kevin J. Singh, an architect and associate professor of architecture in the School of Design at Louisiana Tech University, is trying to make a symbol of hope to build a stronger community on the south side of Ruston.
Singh helped start NU-Hope (Neighborhoods Unified for Hope, Inc.), last November in a mission to revitalize neighborhoods and communities in Lincoln Parish that are at least partially characterized by elevated levels of crime and poverty.
Memorial Day weekend had many people headed outdoors to either grill, enjoy the pool or lake or just to soak in some rays. But while enjoyable, being outside, leaving skin exposed to dangerous rays could possibly impose some serious consequences.
May being Melanoma Awareness month, it is a good time to shed some light on this deadly form of skin cancer.
In 2010, Lincoln Parish did not see the typical growth in its overall property tax base.
Parish Tax Assessor Pam Jones attributes the growth stunt to a change in guidelines implemented by the Louisiana Tax Commission. According to the new guidelines, oil and gas wells will hit the “floor” of their straight-line depreciation — which is 20 percent of their initial value — after only 17 years instead of 25 years.