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Choudrant Elementary School was among the first stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2017 Pacesetter Campaign to support United Way of Northeast Louisiana. Following gatherings at 16 sites within the district, winners were selected among those making pledges of any size the day of the presentations. Whataburger goody bags were then presented to those participants. CES teacher Brenda Brister, center, and students, from left, Wade Watson, Lainey Lowe, Bella DiGiovanni and Roan Thompson celebrate while saluting...

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08/08/2016
Local artist Sarah Albritton, seated, recently shared her work and stories with residents during her “Fishing for Angels” gallery showing at Gallery 203. Albritton, right, talks with Mary C. Lewis, a...
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08/06/2016
The Sparta Aquifer, our primary water supply, is within sustainable levels in Louisiana. U.S. Geological Survey figures show the amount of water being pumped out of the giant underground formation is...
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08/06/2016
Michael Davis sees considerable potential in two things — downtown Ruston and a coffee shop to compliment it. This is why the Ruston native will open up Railway Coffee shop located on 202 W....
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08/06/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Peak Sports Nutrition on July 21. Owned by David and Michelle Long, Peak Sports Nutrition carries top quality sports...
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08/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish school system stands to lose approximately $1.5 million as a result of the opening of a charter school in Grambling. In addition, the system could pick up as many as 120 students...
08/05/2016
The Grambling City Council agreed Thursday to apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant /loan in order to buy a new dumpster truck. Mayor Ed Jones said the truck will cost approximately $210,...
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08/05/2016
More than 1,000 Louisiana Tech University alumni and supporters packed the Monroe Civic Thursday for The Happening 2016 — Blue Bayou. The event featured a relaxed and casual tailgate-style...
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08/04/2016
Bipartisanship is needed if Louisiana is to overcome its fiscal woes. That’s the message state Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, brought to the Ruston Rotary Club on Wednesday. “To get us out of the mess...
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08/04/2016
Melodye Tanner knew her keepsake ring was gone. It had been five months since she’d seen it. She’d searched her house, her truck, her friends’ vehicles. She’d retraced her steps back to the day she...
08/04/2016
The city of Ruston wants Louisiana Tech University football fans to be blue on home game weekends —Loyal Blue, that is. Officials plan to launch Ruston’s new Loyal Blue Weekend program tonight at...