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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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06/17/2013
Ruston’s Sarah Turner saw the need and used that inspiration to realize a lifelong dream. The result is Cranford’s Catfish Corner in Simsboro, co-owned by Turner and boyfriend T.J. Cranford. “The...
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06/15/2013
Residents of Grambling hit the streets Saturday for a day of fun and festivities as the city’s Juneteenth celebration continued. Music, food and activity filled Main Street and Grambling City Park,...
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06/15/2013
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission will officially assume operation control of the facility following the group’s meeting on June 7. During that meeting Commission members accepted an...
06/15/2013
Break out your magnifying glasses and Sherlock Holmes hats, because it’s time for area residents to practice their sleuthing skills. The 2013 Peach Hunt begins Monday, when the first clue will be...
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06/15/2013
No one is immune from concern about his or her health. And because that’s a topic that affects everyone, the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce will host a Health Fair as one of the many...
06/15/2013
Charles Robinson, a 1969 graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, was recently elected as Secretary of the New York State Council of the Knights of Columbus at their 118th Annual...
06/15/2013
Tulane University awarded degrees to more than 2,800 graduates on May 18 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The following local students graduated: • Sean M. Dwyer, of Ruston,...
06/15/2013
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery up through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays and by...
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06/14/2013
Tables where draped with red flowers and adorned with crystal centerpieces to commemorate a festival of freedom: Juneteenth. It also marked another occasion; City of Grambling Mayor Ed Jones backing...
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06/14/2013
Red, white and blue is the color of the day as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Louisiana Post 3615 Ruston, along with Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, conducted a Flag Day ceremony today at Forest...