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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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10/02/2013
oln Parish could be home to a charter school in 2014, if the charter application submitted late last week to the Lincoln Parish School Board is approved. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell informed...
10/02/2013
Lincoln Parish is feeling the effects of the government shutdown. Local offices at two of the three federal agencies in Ruston are closed, and the third is operating with limited services. Employees...
10/02/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is struggling to find a place to house juvenile offenders. At 1:30 p.m. Friday, the Lincoln Parish Detention Center called to order a meeting at the Lincoln Parish...
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10/02/2013
A line-up of unique vehicles can be spotted at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center during the Second Chance Car, Truck and Bike Show set to be held Saturday and Sunday. The Second Chance Car, Truck...
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10/01/2013
The ninth annual Pumpkin Patch has arrived in Ruston. Members of local sororities, fraternities and the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana were on hand to help unload an 18-wheeler full...
10/01/2013
A clerical error caused about 550 Ruston utility customers to receive unusually low bills in August, followed by significantly higher bills in September. The customers were billed for 23 days of...
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10/01/2013
Residents will have the opportunity to hear the musical stylings of Jace Everett, an Illinois native raised in Texas. “I’ve done some shows in Louisiana before — Monroe, Laffayette, Baton Rouge and...
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10/01/2013
From pastor, to singer, to passionate community member, Stan Pody is a busy man. Pody spent his childhood in Ruston, and was raised to love music, God and his community by his parents, Elton and...
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09/30/2013
The 25th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival closed out events after drawing out large crowds on Friday and Saturday. Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization Vice President Judy Beavers said...
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09/30/2013
Local law enforcement are still searching for Dekedrick Dontez Mardis, who escaped from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center at approximately 5 p.m. Friday. “I want to assure the citizens that every...