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The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm is on the detention center’s capital projects wish list for the coming year. But how soon the work might start and exactly what it would cost are unknown, Tuten told the detention center commission. “We’re at the very preliminary stages of it,” he said. The 241-bed jail is full and another 28 inmates are housed at nearby facilities, Tuten said. As many as 45 inmates have been housed elsewhere to...

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07/17/2013
New Louisiana Tech University Athletics Director Thomas H. “Tommy” McClelland II said his age will not be a hindrance during a press conference announcing his appointment Tuesday in the Jarrell Room...
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07/17/2013
A man is in jail after investigations connected him to two separate felony theft incidents. Thomas Roquett Kavanaugh, 27, of Bossier City, was picked up by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office from...
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07/17/2013
The head of Grambling State University’s visual and performing arts has assumed the role of interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. King David Godwin, who has worked at the university...
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07/17/2013
For those who are done following footsteps and want to make some of their own, Leadership Lincoln is the perfect place to start. Leadership Lincoln is a program provided by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber...
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07/16/2013
Louisiana Tech University President Dr. Les Guice introduced Thomas H. McClelland II as Tech’s new athletics director during a press conference Tuesday in the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly...
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07/16/2013
Pictured is Gene Smith, left, offering some of his freshly-made sausage to an attended Saturday’s A Taste of Summer Event at the Ruston Farmers Market. The event included a Tasting Tent, as well as...
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07/16/2013
For the past 13 years the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has hosted a training session to help educate attendees about current issues. “This year’s training is particularly pertinent, since it deals...
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07/16/2013
Nearly 400 incoming students attended last week’s freshman orientation at Louisiana Tech, where students learned about various organizations on campus, living in dorms and signed up for fall classes...
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07/15/2013
The sixth annual Eddie G. Robinson Football Camp was held Saturday at Greenwood Park in Ruston. The one-day event was led by Ronnie Lyons and Eddie Robinson Jr. and taught the fundamentals of...
07/15/2013
Bad weather on July 11 resulted in three separate incidents for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department, which also responded to a fourth call unrelated to the storm on that same night. During the storm,...