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Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m. Monday for seniors, Tuesday for juniors, Aug. 3 for sophomores and Aug. 4 for freshmen. All students will have to pay a $20 homeroom fee while seniors will have to pay an additional $10 graduation fee. In total, seniors must bring $30 on their Prep Week day. “The process is only 20-30 minutes long, but it is important for students to come,” Durrett said. Underclassmen who do not attend Prep Week...

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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...
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New Dixie Peach royalty will be crowned during the 66th annual Miss Dixie Gem Peach Pageant beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Joe Price, executive director of the Dixie...
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Layla Smith, 8, left, and Maggie Hood, 8, center, begin to trace their hands while Matthew Knopps, right, instructs campers as part of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp....
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07/19/2016
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The Lincoln Parish Library hosted a children’s event, “Pop-Up Hoop Jam!” in which Jennette Ginsburg, right, from Hey Now! Hooping! taught attendees of all ages how to hula hoop. Samantha Anderson, 4...
07/19/2016
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending to the Board of Aldermen that a lot on the corner of Wynnwood Avenue and North Trenton Street be rezoned from its current residential...
07/19/2016
Ralph Bruce was named Dubach’s fire department representative to the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. Bruce takes over the position immediately after the town...
07/19/2016
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center charged with armed robbery stemming from an alleged incident at an illegal dice game. Germil Deantonious Rhone, 23, of 1406 Cardinal St.,...
07/18/2016
The Baton Rouge law enforcement community is still trying to deal with the “total shock and heartbreak” of Sunday’s police ambush, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said this morning. Stone went to...