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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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07/24/2013
A strong group of thunderstorms rocked the region late Tuesday night, causing widespread power outages that have lasted into this morning. Entergy Customer Service Manager Jim Pesnell said that 5,000...
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07/24/2013
Current and former graduate students, and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s kinesiology department had the opportunity to present their research to colleagues from across the country last week...
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07/23/2013
At approximately 12:19 p.m. Monday an 18-wheeler with a permitted load was traveling east on Interstate 20 attempted to cut through the median of through an illegal turning lane. Lamar H. Clack Jr.,...
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07/23/2013
Ronnie Lyons, 64, is the supervisor of the Ruston Housing Authority. Lyons has been the man integral part of putting together the Eddie G. Robinson Football Camp held on July 21, and Saturday’s...
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07/23/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has received a generous gift of more than $200,000 from Hunt, Guillot and Associates (HGA) of Ruston, La. and members of the Jack...
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07/22/2013
Area teens showed their love for a literary classic Saturday as they attended a Hobbit party at the Lincoln Parish Library. Some of the young people donned their best hobbit attire while going...
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07/22/2013
“Stitch-by-stitch ... making one little dress at a time” was the inspirational theme for more than 50 First Baptist women who used their God given talents to make pillow-case dresses for little girls...
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07/22/2013
Rick Simmons, George K. Anding Endowed Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Tech University Honors Program, has just published his fifth book, “Carolina Beach Music from the 60s to the...
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07/21/2013
On Friday investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested 22-year-old Danny Riley, of Farmerville, in Monroe. The arrest was the result of a search warrant conducted...
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07/21/2013
Is it true that an elephant never forgets? We may not know the answer to that one, but one thing we do know is the children’s author and Louisiana Tech graduate Mary Helen Blanchard has never...