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Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:11pm
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With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the updating of five campsites. “The sites 29-33 are the last five sites and they are on a hill so they get a lot of water down off the hill,” he said. “We are going to try to channel the water and enlarge them a little bit so they will be big enough for the camper.” The next project will be installing tall gates along the beach to ensure the safety of visitors when lifeguards aren’t present. “Right now...

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06/06/2017
A short walk from the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, down a dirt road, beyond the Grambling State University facilities headquarters building and Richmond Hall is a pond and a wooded area that’s...
06/05/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will be looking into advertising the purchase of generators to be installed at all district facilities. The generators along with policy revisions, bids to purchase...
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06/03/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked on Monday to set in motion several new ventures, re-up at least one continuing project and consider approving an ordinance prohibiting motorized vehicles on...
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06/03/2017
In 2015, Douglas Walton, a local artist, and 14 of his students spent six days and five nights on a remote slope amidst the Himalayan Mountains after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the area. When...
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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at New Horizon Counseling Agency. New Horizon is a comprehensive mental and behavioral health care agency that provides services...
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06/03/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at First Baptist Church for the church’s new children’s building. The new and renovated facilities will accommodate about 200...
06/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is optimistic it will apprehend the suspect or suspects responsible for vandalizing a residence located at 231 Brown Road, Major Chad Alexander, LPSO’s public...
06/02/2017
On Thursday’s first day of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, just as approximately 30 local disaster responders and volunteers arrived at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex for their annual...
06/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish Detention Center is facing a potential $500,000 jump in expenses when a new state law goes into effect that requires 17-year-old inmates be housed in juvenile facilities unless a...
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06/01/2017
In December, the Cultural District Board will unveil several bulldog statues created by local artists. The details for that competition were outlined during the Bulldog Statue Interest Meeting held...