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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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08/15/2013
Coming from a musical background, the Waller family had talked about doing something similar to the new Percussive Arts Institute in Ruston. “James is the musical mastermind,” Sarah said. “We’ve...
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08/14/2013
Area residents had the opportunity Saturday to participate in National Garage Sale Day at the Lincoln Parish Library. Proceeds raised from booth and table rentals totaled approximately $1,100 and...
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08/14/2013
The changing times for Louisiana Tech University permeated the air Tuesday night as the university held its “Happening XXXII” at the Monroe Civic Center. Instead of a formal banquet as in all the...
08/14/2013
The August meeting of the Lincoln Parish School Board was focused on getting students back in classes and getting supplies to schools. Board members unanimously — with the exception of Trott Hunt who...
08/14/2013
With one production under their belt for the season, Ruston Community Theatre is now gearing up for their next production. Directed by Nancy Wallace, the cast of “Christmas Belles” will take the...
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08/13/2013
When the Green Wave comes to town, be prepared to see red and lots of it. That’s when Louisiana Tech University will suit up to tackle more than just Tulane University. On Sept. 12 Northern...
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08/13/2013
Many people in Lincoln Parish likely recognize the name Stephen Williams. Whether it’s from the countless times he’s been in the news as the former spokesperson for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s...
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08/13/2013
Zazell Dudley, the first African American female to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana Tech University, will return to her alma mater Thursday to serve as the...
08/13/2013
Simsboro held their monthly town hall meeting led by Mayor Willie Hendricks Aug, 5. There were several topics on the agenda, among which was the establishment of a budget for the renovation of the...
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08/12/2013
A routine traffic stop resulted in several drug charges late Sunday evening. According to the arrest affidavit, at approximately 10:51 p.m. Sunday a Ruston Police officer observed a vehicle traveling...