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The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm is on the detention center’s capital projects wish list for the coming year. But how soon the work might start and exactly what it would cost are unknown, Tuten told the detention center commission. “We’re at the very preliminary stages of it,” he said. The 241-bed jail is full and another 28 inmates are housed at nearby facilities, Tuten said. As many as 45 inmates have been housed elsewhere to...

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08/28/2013
HODGE (AP) — One person is dead and two people were injured following an accident Tuesday at the RockTenn paper mill in Jackson Parish. Hodge Police Department, the Jonesboro Fire Department and...
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08/28/2013
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been serving Lincoln Parish, along with six other parishes, since 1994. In that time those involved have managed to bring awareness to issues and to help those...
08/28/2013
Each year there are hundreds of incidents that women could have avoided if they had received the proper information. Healthy Woman, a Northern Louisiana Medical Center resource, will host a self-...
08/28/2013
Louisiana Tech University, through its College of Engineering and Science, and the Industry Consortium for Innovations in Communications, Information, and Cyberspace (IC3) will offer a unique and...
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08/27/2013
Suspects involved in a string of burglaries in the Ruston/Lincoln area have been taken into custody. Michael Andrew Welch, 20, of 400 E. Arizona Ave., and Lucas Gail Young, 17, of 400 E. Arizona Ave...
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08/27/2013
When people think about cancer and diabetes, one of the first things that comes to mind is diet. That is the idea behind Holly Clegg and her Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook. “Karen Kennedy,...
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08/27/2013
A Simsboro man has been charged with obscenity after reportedly making sexually inappropriate comments to a woman cutting her grass. Frederick Jerome Williams, 52, of 591 Mt. Calm Road, was arrested...
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08/27/2013
In addition to taking care of some annual routine business, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury heard a report on the Lincoln Parish Detention Center from new Commander Jim Tuten. Tuten, who was appointed...
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08/26/2013
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is preparing for the fourth annual ARToberfest by announcing its Call for Home Brewers. The primary feature of ARToberfest is the home brewed beer, so brewers...
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08/26/2013
Two Lincoln Parish toddlers are in the care of other relatives today after a pair of Good Samaritans found the youngsters “running down the middle” of a rural parish road Saturday morning. Meanwhile...