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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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08/07/2013
The Village of Choudrant town council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business. Minutes from the last meeting were approved by Reagan Aswell and seconded by Ricky Maier. Mayor...
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08/07/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team teamed up to make two additional arrests for Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 10:57 a.m. Tuesday, Tammy Rena...
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08/06/2013
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-New Orleans) joined a roundtable discussion concerning the Sparta Aquifer Monday at the Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau/Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce...
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08/06/2013
In the early morning all week residents will be able to see the Ruston High School band practicing their marching drills on the practice field as they prepare for another successful band season this...
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08/06/2013
Although it is a few months away, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is gearing up for the 16th annual Holiday Arts Tour. NCLAC Executive Director Jessica Slaughter said the event features...
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08/05/2013
Area schoolchildren flocked to the Greenwood Recreational Center for the 10th, and final, school supply giveaway known as the Joy Tellis Cooper Foundation’s Family Day in the Park. But that doesn’t...
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08/05/2013
Shown are the correct classroom times for Lincoln Parish Schools during the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. The Ruston Daily Leader apologizes for incorrect times that ran in Sunday’s paper and for...
08/05/2013
Prep Week for Ruston High School started this morning with seniors reporting. Students should report to the school auditorium on their designated day between 8:30 and 11 a.m. to pay debts from last...
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08/05/2013
GRAMBLING — About 400 elementary, middle and high school students from nearly every part of Louisiana are attending the first summer camp offered by the Greater Louisiana Baptist Convention.
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08/05/2013
Music and pop culture from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s will be in the spotlight when Piney Hills Harmony Chorus and Elvis tribute artist Todd C. Martin combine their talents again in “Rock Around the...