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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for reviving the Neighborhood Watch program. “We’re just trying to get our community back together,” division Commander Major Kirk Taylor told about a dozen people gathered at the parish public safety complex. Revitalizing Neighborhood Watch is part of Sheriff Mike Stone’s pledge that his department becomes more involved in the community. Deputies said the program, patterned...

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08/03/2016
From her life story to her favorite pastime, Sarah Albritton, a local artist, does most of her talking in paint. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, residents can hear Albritton discuss her work and where...
08/03/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board has aggreed to enter a cooperative endeavor with the Ruston-Lincoln-Chamber of Commerce to further business invovlement with education. The board approved agreement at...
08/02/2016
It’s official. Beginning Sept. 1, restaurants inside Ruston’s city limits can serve alcohol until 2 a.m. The Board of Aldermen approved the change Monday on a 3-2 vote. The new ending time is part...
08/02/2016
The residents of Simsboro will soon see an increase in their water bills. Sybil Smalling-Foster, mayor of Simsboro, said the Department of Hospitals would be increasing the annual safe water drinking...
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08/02/2016
A Lincoln Parish educator was selected to become an Essential Elements Certified Trainer for 2016-17 to help train local kindergarten through eighth grade educators how to enhance science classes....
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08/02/2016
Ruston has received the Louisiana Municipal Association’s 2015 Community Achievement Award for outstanding improvement in economic development. The award was given for the city’s recruitment of the...
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08/01/2016
Approximately 500 people gathered at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center on Sunday night to affirm that, in Ruston, all lives matter. “We want to be the light that Jesus talked about,” Tommie...
08/01/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board is set to vote on a change order for the I.A. Lewis construction project that would install a sidewalk to the basketball courts and deduct money from liquidated...
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08/01/2016
The dependence of patients in severe pain on narcotics is something that is troubling to Interventional Physiatrist Navneet Sharma. “Narcotic medications have become such a tremendous issue in our...
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07/30/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Big Creek Trade Days in June. BCTD is open monthly for three days on the weekends before the second...