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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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12/14/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library Board will welcome Gay O’Neal, a resident of Lincoln Parish since 2001, as their newest member after a vote by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury to fill the unexpired term of...
12/14/2016
Weather permitting, South Homer Street between West California Avenue and Dan Reneau Drive, will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 21. This closure is necessary to allow for...
12/13/2016
In a current example of history repeating itself, the Ruston High School boys swim team won a historic fifth State Division II swimming championship title in a row last month in Sulphur. The 16-...
12/13/2016
Lincoln Parish residents have an opportunity this week to ask questions and voice their concerns about the possible use of roundabouts, rather than traditional on-off ramps, as part of the Interstate...
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12/13/2016
Experience and consistency are important factors toward building a successful football program. They can also make hiring decisions easier. And that’s why it took Ruston High School principal Ricky...
12/12/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Robert E. Russ Award and Ruston Rotary Club is seeking nominees for the Bill Best Humanitarian Award to be given during the...
12/12/2016
The Personnel and Benefits Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will discuss and recommend a candidate to fill the unexpired term of Virgil Orr on the Lincoln Parish Library Control Board when...
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12/12/2016
Ruston has been selected as a top tax-friendly retirement destination by Where to Retire magazine. The city is among eight municipalities featured in the publication’s January/February 2017 issue...
12/11/2016
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the...
12/11/2016
Lincoln Parish voters approved a pair of property tax renewals Saturday that will generate a combined $4-plus million for road and bridge maintenance and construction. Complete but unofficial returns...