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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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07/30/2013
City of Grambling employees are facing at least a 10 percent pay cut following the results of an audit released Monday by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera. That audit, performed by the certified...
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07/30/2013
Originally planned to take place at Fraser Park, the Wilbert Ellis Baseball Clinic was held at the Greenwood Recreation Center Saturday. Grambling State University Hall of Famer Coach Wilbert Ellis...
07/30/2013
It can be tough for any parent to understand all of the things going on with their child’s education. But, for the parents of children with special needs it can be especially difficult to understand...
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07/29/2013
One of the more dangerous intersections in Ruston has become safer thanks to work being done by the City of Ruston’s Public Works Department. The right of way area on a raised yard at the corner of...
07/29/2013
Approximately 2,300 Lincoln Parish residents lost power late Friday night into early Saturday morning as another storm hit the area. Darrell Caraway, utility manager for the City of Ruston, said a...
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07/28/2013
Four Ruston residents have been arrested in the initial sweeps of the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team’s Operation Summer Heat. Operation Summer Heat is an ongoing effort by LPNET to crack...
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07/28/2013
Football and fashion collided at Squire Creek Country Club Thursday, scoring a big win for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana in the process. Louisiana Tech’s football program...
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07/28/2013
Some people drudge through their morning routine mentally preparing themselves for another day of a job they tolerate. Byron Miller, however, is passionate about education. “I think (education) was...
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07/26/2013
All parties in the accident occurring at approximately 9:20 a.m. Thursday have been released from the hospital with reportedly no major injuries. Ruston Fire Department Public Information Officer...
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07/26/2013
In November, the Lincoln Parish School Board plans to ask voters to approve an additional 10-year extension on the Ruston District No. 1 millage tax to pay for more than $20 million of capital outlay...