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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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09/02/2016
Times Higher Education and World University Rankings have identified Louisiana Tech University as one of 20 universities in the world and just one of nine universities in the U.S. that could “...
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09/02/2016
Ruston High School defensive lineman Matt Owens (79) prepares to throw a paper Tiger into the flames during Thursday night’s annual Beat Neville Bonfire in front of RHS. The Bearcats play host to the...
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09/01/2016
Damage in South Louisiana from the historic August floods equals that of Hurricane Katrina 11 years ago, 5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham said Wednesday. “This issue is we literally have no...
09/01/2016
The 2016 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday offers residents a chance to get the items they need with a two percent break on state taxes. The holiday is offered Friday through...
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09/01/2016
$51,213 was donated by the Lincoln Parish School District for United Way of Northeast Louisiana’s Pacesetter Campaign. The school district exceeded its goal by $1,213, said Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln...
09/01/2016
Lincoln Parish is famous for images of the towering height of Wyly Tower and sunsets at the parish, but that is not all that the parish has to offer to residents and visitors alike. What comes to...
08/31/2016
Ruston’s Board of Adjustments has approved a new non-conforming use request that will allow a local used car dealership to also sell portable buildings, deer stands and duck blinds. But the final...
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08/31/2016
Dozens of residents gathered at the Dixie Center for the Arts Tuesday evening as the Ruston Community Theatre hosted the 26th annual RusTony Awards. Crew members and actors alike chatted excitedly...
08/31/2016
Two Lincoln Parish educators were selected to be a part of the a six-month review process for the state’s academic content standards in science. Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE Coordinator,...
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08/30/2016
Students at Louisiana Tech University incur less average student loan debt than students attending any other four-year institution in the State of Louisiana, according to LendEDU’s “Student Loan Debt...