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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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02/16/2017
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control elected new officers during their regular meeting Wednesday. James Pilgreen was elected as chairman, while Dave Guerin was elected vice chairman of the...
02/16/2017
Lincoln Parish residents who want to get an inside look at how the local law enforcement and criminal justice system work have until March 3 to register for Citizens’ Academy 2017. The four-week...
02/16/2017
In honor of Black History Month in February, Super 1 Foods is introducing the “Because History Matters” scholarship program, which will provide tuition assistance to high school seniors planning to...
02/16/2017
The North Louisiana Exhibition Center has the following events scheduled for February and March: Saturday and Sunday – Deep South Little Britches Rodeo; Feb. 24-25 – Northeast High School Rodeo....
02/16/2017
Louisiana Tech University will hold the Louisiana Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual conference today and Friday. The conference will be held at University Hall. Pre-registration is...
02/16/2017
First National Bank is offering a $1,500 Jackie Woodard Whitlock Scholarship for the 2017 year. All graduating seniors from schools in Lincoln Parish are encouraged to apply. The annual scholarship...
02/15/2017
In the last five minutes of the 2017 St. Jude Radiothon on Tuesday, an online pledge of $5,000 pushed the amount raised to $65,658 — more than $2,700 above last year’s total. Earlier in the day,...
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02/15/2017
Friends are remembering Ruston funeral home co-founded A. G. Owens as man who was slow to anger, loved the outdoors and wanted to help people. “He was just a real good friend,” Troy Beasley, of...
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02/15/2017
A second suspect has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Dec. 28 shooting a Ruston man at his home on Greenwood Drive. Charleston Dunte Mason, 32, of Simsboro,...
02/15/2017
Lincoln Parish Police jurors approved the submission of hazard mitigation grant program applications for both Beacon Light and Arthur Road lift station during their regular meeting Tuesday at the...