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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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01/21/2014
If the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality is to be realized, people are going have to learn how to get along with each other, and disagree without being disagreeable, Steve Birdine...
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01/21/2014
A light pole at the corner of Trenton Street and Alabama Avenue is broken after reportedly being struck by an 18-wheeler. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police...
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01/21/2014
Alana Belton brought a message of hope to the students of Grambling State University as she spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday. “It’s not enough for us to keep dreaming, we have...
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01/20/2014
The 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet for the Lincoln Parish Branch of the NAACP was held Saturday night at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Guest speaker for the event was Lincoln Parish Assistant...
01/20/2014
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University campus ministries and the Favrot Student Union Board will host a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 5 p.m. today. Main speaker Alana Belton is a prominent...
01/20/2014
After responding to six woods and grass fires, two of which burned more than 30 acres, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 has issued a burn ban. Capt. Dustin St. Andre said after responding to...
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01/20/2014
A Ruston woman faces aggravated second-degree battery charges today after she allegedly hit her niece in the head with a coffee mug and then attacked her with a kitchen knife. Darlene Gray, of 617...
01/20/2014
Dr. Louis J. Guillette, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, will present two...
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01/19/2014
The 12th annual Martin Luther King Day Noon Ecumenical Observance will be held Monday in the Ruston Civic Center. Nationally renowned success coach and motivational speaker Steve Birdine will be the...
01/19/2014
Scammers are targeting area utility customers with threats to disconnect gas or electric service unless accounts supposedly in arrears are settled immediately with prepaid debit cards. “What we’re...