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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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06/28/2013
Americans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family, friends, food and fireworks, but too often alcohol turns the party into a tragedy, making this iconic holiday one of the most deadly days...
06/28/2013
The Miss Louisiana Pageant will celebrate its’ 50th year in Monroe on Saturday at the Monroe Civic Center’s W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater. The pageant and will feature 36 contestants from all over the...
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06/28/2013
Before last weekend, there had not been a boat race held on Lake D’Arbonne since the early 1980s, but thanks to Mitch and Matt Ludwig of Ludwig Marine in Farmerville, that has changed. Deep South...
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06/27/2013
The Bruce Van De Velde era at Louisiana Tech University is over. In an announcement this morning, the athletics’ director for the soon-to-be affiliated Conference USA program announced he was...
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06/27/2013
Six contestants from Louisiana Tech University will help make up the field this week as the Miss Louisiana competition will be held today, Thursday and Saturday in the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theatre at...
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06/27/2013
After six months of work, appeals and negotiations, Louisiana legislators offered a final budget which restored almost all of the funds lost during last year’s budget cuts to domestic violence...
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06/26/2013
Grambling State University will host its annual Beacon Awards Gala in early September, honoring individuals and organizations committed to strong character, high ethical standards and the community...
06/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission discussed several issues last week including updates to the spillway’s Tainter Gate Project, progress of water sales with Southwestern Energy and the...
06/26/2013
The North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Advisory Board met Tuesday to discuss what was planned for summer. Jean Hartzog, with the Office of Behavioral Health, announced that there would be...
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06/25/2013
Another arrest and additional charges have been made in connection to a drug bust that was executed by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team (LPNET) more than two weeks ago.