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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:11pm
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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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08/26/2016
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...
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08/26/2016
Family. When asked to describe Pecan Villa, that is the one of the first words used by residents. The apartment complex, created for housing seniors age 62 and older, was first built at 611 S. Bonner...
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08/26/2016
Lincoln Parish law enforcement officers want to find the owner of a dog that was rescued in Grambling on Wednesday and that had its snout zip tied shut. The female dog, now called “Ruth,” is...
08/26/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with information about a tractor stolen from a farm on Louisiana Highway 146 to let them or Crimestoppers know. The tractor, a Kubota M6800,...
08/25/2016
The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million...
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08/25/2016
Even as the floodwaters begin to recede in south Louisiana, thousands of families are still without basic necessities and still need assistance — a task some residents of Lincoln Parish are...
08/25/2016
Rebecca Deich and students at the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home are looking for area residents to join their flood bucket brigade. LMCH youngsters are decorating 5-gallon buckets and placing...
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08/24/2016
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...
08/24/2016
The Ruston Parkinson Support Group will host a special meeting to gain community interest on a program called Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine...
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08/24/2016
The National Science Foundation has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million...