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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:56pm
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Choudrant Elementary School was among the first stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2017 Pacesetter Campaign to support United Way of Northeast Louisiana. Following gatherings at 16 sites within the district, winners were selected among those making pledges of any size the day of the presentations. Whataburger goody bags were then presented to those participants. CES teacher Brenda Brister, center, and students, from left, Wade Watson, Lainey Lowe, Bella DiGiovanni and Roan Thompson celebrate while saluting...

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08/21/2016
 Robert “Demp” Smith has spent his life overcoming obstacles, blazing trails and working with the youth of Ruston. The former Lincoln High School and Ruston High School coach will be honored on Sept...
08/21/2016
A Lincoln Parish grand jury has indicted four men in connection with the shooting death of a Ruston man outside a Grambling nightclub last April. In a separate case, grand jurors also indicted the...
08/21/2016
Ruston High School students are no longer allowed to wear letter jackets under terms of a new policy that bars coats with pockets and/or hoods inside the hallways and classrooms on school campus. The...
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08/19/2016
After a journey that began back in 2012, Lincoln Preparatory School will complete its first week of class today. Gordan Ford, Lincoln Preparatory School executive director, said the process to open...
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08/19/2016
“Words matter. You have to connect with people before you can communicate, persuade, understand, inform, influence and much more.” That was the message presented to 266 new Louisiana Tech University...
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08/18/2016
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 16th annual Collaboration is the Key hosted 127 domestic abuse professionals from around the state to learn about abuse in a variety of life stages on Wednesday....
08/18/2016
Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University have begun the necessary preparations for incoming and out going students in the wake of recent south Louisiana flooding. GSU is preparing for...
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08/18/2016
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a “Healthy Mind and Body” mini-conference beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Parish Library Lincoln Community Room...
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08/18/2016
In hopes of being the next Miss America, Miss Louisiana 2016 Justine Ker will begin her quest to Atlantic City on Sunday. A 22-year-old classical pianist from Choudrant, Ker was named Miss Louisiana...
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08/17/2016
With historic flooding in South Louisiana, many residents and community leaders have taken it upon themselves to aid those who are in need of supplies and shelter. At least 40,000 homes were damaged...