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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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10/08/2013
Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown has announced a $5,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals causing vandalism or theft of Claiborne...
10/08/2013
Work will begin soon on an apron expansion at the Ruston Regional Airport. The city’s Board of Aldermen approved an agreement Monday with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...
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10/08/2013
Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates have been named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2012 Achievement Award recipients. This year’s distinguished educator winners are current RHS teacher...
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10/07/2013
The hundreds of residents at Railroad Park had on their walking shoes for the sixth annual Juvenile Diabetes Relief Fund Walk for the Cure on Saturday. At 9:30 a.m. individuals, families,...
10/07/2013
The Board of Aldermen of the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to introduce a new ordinance. Aldermen introduced an ordinance that prohibits the operation of bottle/bring your-...
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10/07/2013
October is here and residents are Wiggin’ Out over breast cancer. At 6 p.m. Thursday, the third annual Wiggin’ Out fundraiser at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant will begin with food, music...
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10/07/2013
Local firefighters are taking time out of their busy schedules to educate elementary students about fire safety this month — teaching them about “Stop, Drop and Roll” and evacuation planning. Oct. 7...
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10/05/2013
Picture above are Simsboro residents Robert May, Austin May and Becky May as they look at some of guns for sale or trade at this weekend’s Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Gun, Knife and Coin...
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10/05/2013
The attorney for the Ruston Housing Authority says the agency is still willing to negotiate with the U.S. Department of Justice in an attempt to settle a discrimination complaint filed against the...
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10/05/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s annual Alumni Awards Luncheon will be held at noon Oct. 18 in the Louisiana Tech Student Center as part of this year’s Homecoming festivities. Tickets are $25 per person...