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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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02/14/2017
Weather permitting, Mississippi Avenue, between Homer Street and Everett Street, will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday The closure is necessary to allow for utility...
02/14/2017
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a free educational seminar on from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Library/Lincoln Community Room, 910 North...
02/14/2017
Representatives of parish and municipal governments, business, education and law enforcement spent about two hours Monday night updating residents on the status of Lincoln Parish. “I’m very...
02/14/2017
The state Office of Facility Planning and Control has approved the contract and scope of work for the next phase of a project seeking to pump water from Lake D’Arbonne to Farmerville and Ruston. “The...
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02/13/2017
1 in 9,000. That was the probability of Lilla Jimmerson’s photo being selected to appear in National Geographic Magazine’s feature titled “Anachronisms.” Her talent gained her a spot in that feature...
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02/13/2017
More than a decade ago, Susie Polk decided she wanted to do more to help children suffering from cancer. Her solution? Kupcakes for Kids. The program was similar to one she had created as a 4-H...
02/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will begin their regularly scheduled meeting with a public hearing on the sale of three adjudicated properties when they convene at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the courthouse....
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02/11/2017
Jaqwis Dancy has been in the news before. He’s the Louisiana Tech running back who was diagnosed with cancer last October. Initial stories centered, of course, on his own condition. They ran in news...
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02/11/2017
Four months after being diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma and enduring chemotherapy treatments, Louisiana Tech sophomore running back Jaqwis Dancy has learned he is cancer free. After being...
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02/11/2017
Who said dreams don’t come true? Just ask Astra Watts, Miss Grambling State University, and now an EBONY Queen. In fact, Watts, a New Orleans native, is only the third Miss GSU to be voted into the...