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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for reviving the Neighborhood Watch program. “We’re just trying to get our community back together,” division Commander Major Kirk Taylor told about a dozen people gathered at the parish public safety complex. Revitalizing Neighborhood Watch is part of Sheriff Mike Stone’s pledge that his department becomes more involved in the community. Deputies said the program, patterned...

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07/23/2016
Alexandra Gulino, of Shreveport, center is crowned Miss Dixie Gem Peach 2017 by Miss Dixie Gem Peach Outstanding Teen 2017 Gracie Reichman, left, and 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake, right...
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07/23/2016
The Journey of Hope, a cross country community service project, recently rode through Ruston. The group has been riding every summer for the past nine summers from Los Angeles, California, to...
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07/22/2016
A six-month investigation by an area law enforcement agency aided by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of a Lincoln Parish couple on multiple drug charges. Scott Kalanquin, 32...
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07/22/2016
Long-time Ruston businessman William Sanders “Bill” Baskin is being remembered today as a one-of-a-kind individual who was compassionate, engaged in his community and enjoyed visiting with friends. “...
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07/22/2016
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, left, and District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield, right, stand by a sign on Martin Luther King Drive marking the start of the first Moving Ruston Forward road project....
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07/22/2016
The city of Grambling recently sponsored a community basketball camp beginning an initiative to get community children active during the summer. Cornelius Dunaway, a local basketball instructor, has...
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07/21/2016
Over the last 15 years, the North Louisiana Exhibition Center has grown into a continuously booked venue. Angela Manning, commissioner of the expo center, said in order for the center to continue to...
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07/21/2016
Construction crews began demolishing Louisiana Tech University’s old natatorium building Wednesday. Demolition of the old natatorium will pave the way for a new student parking lot.
07/21/2016
Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Terrie Queen Autrey, community advocate for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, said helping...
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07/21/2016
Even before he took his oath of office as district attorney for the Third Judicial District, John Belton knew he wanted to implement programs that provided opportunities for at risk students. Taking...