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Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser pledged Thursday to intentionally expand Louisiana’s tourism marketing plan to include attractions in Lincoln and other North Louisiana parishes. “North Louisiana does matter,” Nungesser said. The lieutenant governor was in Ruston as part of his statewide expedition celebrating National Tourism Week. The trip is designed to promote Louisiana’s tourism industry and its economic impact on the state. Touting tourism is the major function of the lieutenant governor’s office. “We’re going to start promoting the whole state,” Nungesser told a group of local officials and...

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05/25/2013
Sonny Dykes has two good reasons to follow the San Francisco 49ers closely during the 2013 season. Two of the wide receivers on the Super Bowl runner-ups were coached by Dykes as collegians. There’s...
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05/24/2013
The colors of spring will take on a red, white and blue tint this weekend as Memorial Day celebrations are set for the area. Grambling American Legion Post 593 got a head start on things Thursday as...
05/24/2013
Southwestern Energy’s decision to enter into a contract to use water from the Sparta Aquifer to frack its wells has stirred controversy. D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission president Steve Cagle said...
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05/24/2013
Horses will be rounding barrels this weekend as the D’Arbonne Range Riders will host its 16th annual Memorial Day Weekend Barrel Race Saturday through Monday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center...
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05/23/2013
To show appreciation for the men and women who have served this country in any branch of the military, all veterans and their spouses are invited to a fish fry at Cook Baptist Church with doors...
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05/23/2013
Town of Dubach employees have reason to celebrate after aldermen approved a raise for them during the regular meeting on Monday night. Alderman Davie Powell brought the issue to the attention of the...
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05/23/2013
The local VFW Parnell-Burt Post No. 3615 is promoting a Memorial Day benefit show at the Dixie Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Monday honoring veterans and their families and those who made the...
05/23/2013
Lincoln Parish residents wanting to contribute to the tornado relief effort in Moore, Okla., will get their chance on Friday. Jonesboro Police Officer Ty Garrett is heading to Moore and will stop at...
05/23/2013
Simsboro School has released the names of those students achieving the honor roll for the sixth six-weeks grading period. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Cayden Barfield, Richard Canterbury, Dimitri Carr...
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05/23/2013
The Lincoln Parish School District recently wrapped up its inaugural Early Grades Reading Project with celebrations at both Glen View Elementary and Hillcrest Elementary schools. Each student...