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12/07/2016 - 11:42am
The skies should be clear and the temperatures cold Thursday evening for Ruston’s annual Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6 p.m. and winds its way through downtown’s winter wonderland before ending in the parking lot of Louisiana Tech University’s Aillet Stadium. Parade line-up begins at 5 p....
12/07/2016 - 11:45am
Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that...
12/06/2016 - 11:35am
It’s official. As of Jan. 1, curbside recycling begins, residential garbage pickup drops to once a week, service rates for some categories of commercial dumpsters increase and alterations come in residential trash collection. Those changes are among ones Ruston’s Board of Aldermen unanimous...
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12/06/2016 - 11:42am
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools...
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12/05/2016 - 11:50am
The Lincoln Parish chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy was recently recognized on the national level for their growth in the number of accepted students for the academic year. YEA! is an innovative program that guides students through the process of starting their own real business, said...

Announcements

Ralph and Cathy Tomlinson, of Bossier City, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Connor Caitlin Tomlinson, of Bossier City, to Murphy John Foster Chestnut IV, of Jonesboro. Connor is the granddaughter of the late Earle and Mary Cooke, and the late Ralph...
Anna Claire Meeds and Tobin Brooks Pritchard were united in holy matrimony at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 29. The wedding took place at half past five in the evening. Brian Mercer officiated the double-ring ceremony in the sanctuary. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs...

Sports

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Anna McLeod (14) and the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters basketball team played host to Stephen F. Austin in an Elementary School Day game that...

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IRVING, Texas — Fresh off its second Western Division title in three years, Louisiana Tech has produced a league-high seven selections to the...

Grambling State moved to 3-0 at home this season Monday night as the Tiger defeated Tougaloo College 105-90 at the Frederick C. Hobdy...

Editorials

Lincoln Parish is famous for images of the towering height of Wyly Tower and sunsets at Lincoln Parish Park, but that’s not all the parish has to offer to residents and...
It was nearly three years in the waiting, but the Grambling State University Tigers can now truly celebrate. That’s because they captured a Southwestern Athletic Conference...