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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. A. E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 points over last year, earning the school an overall letter grade of “A” and the highest score of any non-magnet school in the northern region of the state.  School Performance Scores are based on a variety of factors including student achievement...

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10/27/2016
The Bayou D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission is asking state officials to extend the draw down on Lake D’Arbonne. Commission members instructed chairman Bruce Hampton to ask the Louisiana...
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10/27/2016
Members of Louisiana Teen Challenge, a faith-based organization, put up the silhouettes for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s Silent Witness Display. The red statues are put in place to remind...
10/27/2016
Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said Wednesday there is no truth to rumors that voting machines in Lincoln Parish being used in early voting may be flipping votes around. “We have had...
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10/27/2016
Kindergarten news Kindergarten is very busy this time of year. The students are learning letters and their sounds, reading books, working with numbers zero through 10 and learning about apples, bats...
10/26/2016
Documents obtained through a request filed under Louisiana’s Public Records Law for a grant given to the village of indicate the village paid a company owned by Mayor Reggie Skains for work on an out...
10/26/2016
It’s that time of year again, and the Ruston Fire Department is preparing for its annual Hot Halloween Happening. The event, which draws nearly 600 area children, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m....
10/26/2016
Hundreds of pint-sizes super heroes, cowboys, ghosts, goblins and other creatures will once again be on the prowl Monday during the city annual Downtown Halloween celebration. The free event kicks...
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10/26/2016
For 60 years, the Walpole name has been synonymous with service, and on Tuesday afternoon, J. N. Walpole, founder of Walpole Tire Service, was recognized for his dedication to the community and to...
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10/26/2016
At the meeting Oct. 13, Tim Hicks spoke on behalf of over two dozen people attending the meeting and said he “doesn’t understand how a private individual can close a public road.” Hicks said he had...
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10/24/2016
More than 100 people came together to honor two Ruston High School educators and four graduates during the RHS Alumni Association’s 2016 Achievement Award banquet Friday at Squire Creek Country Club...