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The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm is on the detention center’s capital projects wish list for the coming year. But how soon the work might start and exactly what it would cost are unknown, Tuten told the detention center commission. “We’re at the very preliminary stages of it,” he said. The 241-bed jail is full and another 28 inmates are housed at nearby facilities, Tuten said. As many as 45 inmates have been housed elsewhere to...

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10/25/2013
Whether it’s calculated under the new system or the old, it looks like Lincoln Parish has again been given a ‘B’ by the state. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell was excited about the news. “We’re...
10/25/2013
At approximately 6:45 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a house fire north of Grambling on Nathan Loop. Kevin Reynolds, captain with LPFD, said there were no injuries as...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Ruston Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday The Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a winter coat giveaway at the Ruston Housing Authority Community Center, located at 901 Martin Luther King Drive....
10/25/2013
At approximately 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Ruston Police Department and Ruston Emergency Medical Services responded to a call regarding a vehicle crashing into Lewis’ Boutique. The driver reportedly had a...
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10/25/2013
Two teams looking to turn around their seasons clash in Miami at 5 p.m. Saturday as Louisiana Tech takes on Florida International in Conference USA play. Tech enters the contest at 2-5 overall and 1-...
10/24/2013
The football team may be back out on the field for Grambling State University, but repercussions from the recent protest and boycott that resulted in forfeiting a game to Jackson State University are...
10/24/2013
The Dixie Center for the Arts will play host to modern-day Renaissance man Bobby Bridger at 7 p.m. tonight. Bridger’s artwork has been on display in the lobby of the Dixie. John Emory, president of...
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10/24/2013
This month, the Louisiana Military Museum put an 1895 Colt Browning Machine Gun, used in the Spanish-American War, on display. Ernest Stevens, director for the Louisiana Military Museum, said the “...
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10/24/2013
Since 1945 Louisiana Tech University has housed many different artifacts from various points in history. From artwork and woodwork done by the prisoners at Camp Ruston to first editions of major...