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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:45am
Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that will expire in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Money received from the millages goes toward general school funds that include pay, some of the construction and technology, among other things, said George Murphy, Lincoln Parish School Board business manager. “This helps fund most of our general funds,”...

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10/12/2016
What is love? In his tragic love story “Romeo & Juliet,” William Shakespeare wrote, “These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die like fire and powder, which as they kiss...
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10/12/2016
Committee members voted to seek more financial information about the additions to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center during the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Public Property and Building Committee...
10/11/2016
The S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) will host a seminar for the elderly in the community. The council will have three speakers who will be at the podium throughout the...
10/11/2016
The Lincoln Parish Museum’s Fall Chatauqua series continues each Tuesday in October. Each program begins at 6 p.m., in free and open to the public. Program are: today, “The Kidd Family Legacy,”...
10/11/2016
The North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their fall plant sale Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Farmer’s Market, located at 200 East Mississippi Ave. All plant sale proceeds...
10/11/2016
A facilitator-led SMART Recovery peer group meeting takes place at 6 p.m. every Sunday at the Homer Fire Department. This program addresses addictive substances and behaviors. The meetings are free...
10/11/2016
Are Zombies real? But more importantly do they dance? The Lincoln Parish Library will host Zombie Prom for teens from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Lincoln Parish Event Center (Ruston Room). Come wake...
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10/11/2016
After nearly three years of loyal service and representing the pride and passion of Louisiana Tech University’s campus and alumni communities, Tech XXI has retired from active service. Louisiana Tech...
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10/11/2016
The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tennessee/Knoxville recently held its 2016 Honors Awards Banquet. Jon Mark Barker, formerly of Ruston, was...
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10/10/2016
The Village of Simsboro hosted a Fun Day in the Park Saturday for residents and visitors at Ragan Madden Park. Several food and craft vendors attended the event. Aaiden Jenkins gets his face painted...