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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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06/19/2013
The Ruston Fire Department received a call at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a fire in the 2000 block of Belcara Drive. Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said units arrived on the scene at 5:19...
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06/19/2013
The town of Dubach began the 2013-14 fiscal year with a list of annual housekeeping items at their meeting on Monday night including approving the year’s budget and appointing several individuals and...
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06/19/2013
With the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival this week, much attention has been focused on the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber works throughout the year to help ensure the Peach Festival is...
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06/19/2013
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Hall and Recreation Center. Along with various...
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06/18/2013
The annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival is coming to an end. After nearly two weeks of family friendly events, which included food, workshops, banquets and more; the festival will...
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06/18/2013
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are proposing eight new changes to the state constitution following their regular session, including new protections from steep budget cuts for certain health...
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06/18/2013
Grambling State University has been awarded a $1.7 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to provide graduate degree opportunities to under-represented honors students.
06/18/2013
This summer as library patrons are participating in the “Ground Breaking Reads” Adult Summer Reading Program, the library invites everyone to join them as they unearth ancient civilizations in their...
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06/17/2013
Mothers and fathers, start your children! Many area babies and toddlers will compete in their first race when the 30th Annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby revs up Saturday. During the festival...
06/17/2013
With a strained economy, business owners and trades people may branch out to accommodate other clients — specifically the government. However, navigating the murky waters of government contracts may...