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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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04/19/2016
Ruston could have another planned unit development in the works if the Board of Aldermen approves a pair of recommendations made Monday by the city’s planning and zoning commission. The commission...
04/19/2016
FEMA teams could begin visiting with Ruston residents who’ve registered for individual assistance in the wake of the March floods as early as today. The teams are completing their door-to-door canvas...
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04/18/2016
Louisiana Tech University is looking to a familiar face to help guide the Lady Techsters basketball program out of troubled waters. Tech has hired Northwestern State co-head coach Brooke Stoehr as...
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04/18/2016
More than 200 people gathered Saturday on Park Avenue for the Dine in the Pines event to benefit the Pine Hills Advocacy Center. Guests sat around tables stretching across Park Avenue to hear local...
04/18/2016
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Sigma Nu Crawfish Boil benefit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets cost $20 per person, $50 for a sponsorship advertisement on the official...
04/18/2016
The search continues today for a Grambling man wanted for questioning in connection with a weekend shooting that left a Ruston man dead. Investigators want the public’s help in locating Jodi Adolphus...
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04/18/2016
It all began as a hobby with a few simple pictures of his son during his senior year on the football field. Then, other parents began asking Courtney Cooper, a Choudrant native, to use his...
04/16/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff Department and Grambling police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the weekend shooting death of a 33-year Ruston man. Investigators want to question...
04/16/2016
Seventy-five sixth through eighth grade Dubach School students will attend Ruston School District Schools beginning in 2016-17 school year. Roughly 25 to 30 sixth grade students will attend I.A....
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04/16/2016
Hunks of concrete fell out of the Interstate 20 bridge at Cooktown Road on the roadway below Friday forcing the state to close the bridge. The hole was discovered about midday and by 4 p.m. had grown...