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The Lincoln Parish School Board soon may see an end to a decades old desegregation case. Information about the case could possibly reach the media within the next few weeks, parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said Tuesday. Milstead’s comments came after the school board spent 30 minutes in executive session discussing the information. “We’re excited to be closing this out soon,” Milstead said. The parish school system has been under court orders since the 1960s when schools were order to desegregate. A Department of Justice Report in 2011 stated the Ruston district elementary...

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08/22/2013
A man was arrested on a drugs charge after a routine traffic stop on Wednesday morning. According to the arrest affidavit, a Louisiana State Police Troop-F Trooper was patrolling on U.S. Highway 80...
08/22/2013
The Dubach Town Council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business and hear from residents. In new business, Dubach Police Chief Russell Croxton asked the council for permission to...
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08/21/2013
Local law enforcement has made five more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 7:51 p.m. Tuesday Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement...
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08/21/2013
Piney Hills Harmony director Sheila Nugent, of Ruston (center), joins the Sweet Adelines in song during 2012’s “Rock Around the Clock.” An updated and expanded version of the show that brings three...
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08/21/2013
The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System today named Daniel Reneau president emeritus of Louisiana Tech University. Reneau retired from Louisiana Tech in June after serving 46...
08/21/2013
For anyone eyeing the 5th District congressional seat, decision time is here. Since press time Tuesday, two additional candidates have thrown their name in the hat. Henry Herford, a Libertarian, of...
08/21/2013
Last weekend, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two fires. The first was a structure fire that occurred Saturday at 145 Chesboro St. The owner was asleep when the fire started in the...
08/21/2013
At the LifeShare donation center in the Graham Shopping Center, there have been low amounts of blood donations this summer, one of the times of the year when blood is most needed. To attract more...
08/21/2013
Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown wants to warn Co-op members and area residents about a utility scam currently taking place in the area. Late last week, a member services...
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08/21/2013
Submitted photo- Pictured is Glen View Elementary School volunteer reader Sheriff Mike Stone. Volunteer reader, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said, “It was a pure joy to be a volunteer reader...