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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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12/01/2016
Community stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide feedback on a initial draft of the revised state’s science standards for grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Citizens are invited...
12/01/2016
As holiday shopping begins, families start to think about sitting down and creating their shopping lists. Each list is filled with items that mean something to the person they are meant to be...
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12/01/2016
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University will start the new year with a new era for its athletics department as GSU President Rick Gallot announced Thursday that he has tabbed Paul Bryant as the school...
11/30/2016
With the decorating of trees and anticipation of a visit from Santa Claus, the holiday season has officially begun in Lincoln Parish and the Ruston Community Theatre is ready to present its...
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11/30/2016
Recently named No. 9 in the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list for December, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Holiday Arts Tour will kick off at 5 p.m. Friday in...
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11/30/2016
Elected officials joined local cycling enthusiasts and Chamber of Commerce representatives Tuesday to turn the first shovelfuls of dirt on Phase 1 of the Rock Island Greenway biking and walking path...
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11/29/2016
Christmas is in the air in Lincoln Parish, and Choudrant is no exception. The Village of Choudrant will present Christmas in the Village from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Choudrant Park. Celeste Butler,...
11/29/2016
Community members looking for unique last- minute gifts for the holiday season can look no further than the Dubach Christmas Craft Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse....
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11/29/2016
Grambling residents will receive gifts, treats and a chance to visit with Santa Claus during the annual Grambling Christmas parade Dec. 10 in Grambling. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at New Rocky...
11/29/2016
The countdown is underway. At precisely 6 p.m. Thursday, downtown Ruston will light up for Christmas. That’s when Mayor Ronny Walker and several special guests will flip an 8-foot-tall switch that...