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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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06/08/2013
Pictured above from left to right during Friday’s Miss Juneteenth Pageant in Grambling are first runner-up Alexis Felton of Grambling, 2013 Miss Juneteenth Jade Colton of Simsboro and second runner-...
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06/08/2013
Pictured above from left to right during Friday’s Miss Juneteenth Pageant in Grambling are 2013 Little Miss Juneteenth first runner up Amaya Major of Ruston, 2013 Little Miss Juneteenth Sydney...
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06/08/2013
The Board of the Dubach Revitalization and Coalition, Inc. met recently to elect new officers. The new officers and board members attending are shown from left to right in the above picture: Maggie...
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06/07/2013
Ruston High Principal Mike Milstead will remain in his current position for at least another school year. During this week’s Lincoln Parish School Board meeting it was announced that a search...
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06/07/2013
The Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award is given annually to a person who volunteers their time and talents to the people of Lincoln Parish, making this a better place to live, work and raise...
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06/07/2013
For many Grambling residents, the name Gallot invokes thoughts of public service and dedication to the community. Members of the Gallot family have held positions such as state senator, educator,...
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06/06/2013
Three area residents, including one juvenile, were arrested following an investigation by the Ruston Police Department on multiple burglaries throughout the Ruston area. According to reports, the...
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06/06/2013
Lincoln Parish School Board employees can look for a little financial relief after Tuesday night’s decision about their 14th check. George Murphy, business manager of the school system, recommended...
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06/06/2013
For the second time in the past week, Louisiana Tech University has been recognized nationally for providing its students and graduates with an outstanding value for their investment in higher...
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06/05/2013
Southwestern Energy’s decision to enter a contract with the Town of Farmerville to pump 17 million gallons from the Sparta Aquifer rather than using surface water for their rigs, such as the water...