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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:13pm
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March has been a busy month for a local nonprofit ministry. Life Choices of North Central Louisiana recently moved to its newly-remodeled facility on Belue Lane near Green Clinic. The 7,000 square foot facility opened up greatly needed space Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard said. She said the plan is to also increase services this year. “We were on top of each other in our old building,” Richard said. “The house on Texas Avenue had been given rent-free by First Baptist Church for 20 years, but Life Choices has grown from just offering free pregnancy tests and counseling services to now...

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03/23/2017
The Lincoln Parish school district’s potential construction projects in the Lincoln Parish School Board’s capital outlay plan may be pushed back a year as a result of a 16 percent Minimum Foundation...
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03/23/2017
Economic development in Ruston got a plug from Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday when he helped dedicate the Monster Moto corporate headquarters and manufacturing plant, then participated in a...
03/23/2017
Louisiana motorists could face a higher gasoline tax if the Legislature agrees to a plan being floated by Gov. John Bel Edwards. “It’s not easy to ask people to pay more, but if we don’t you’re not...
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03/22/2017
The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will perform a benefit concert to support Teach One to Lead One, a community mentor program that teaches universal principles of scripture to at-risk Lincoln and Union...
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03/22/2017
Micaela Jolly, a 15-year-old freshman at Cedar Creek, was the overall winner during Ruston’s Got Talent, a March of Dimes fundraiser, held Tuesday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Micaela is shown...
03/22/2017
State Fire Marshal’s investigators are continuing to search for the cause of residential fire that claimed the life of a Simsboro man on Saturday. “We’ve narrowed down the scope of our investigation...
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03/21/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for residents’ help in locating this stolen welding trailer. The trailer was taken from the Dubach area during the day Friday. The machine is mounted on...
03/21/2017
The fifth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival will return to Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium Friday and Saturday. The event was created in part to provide a performance...
03/21/2017
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has postponed a decision on a preliminary plat application for a planned unit development on the south side of West Barnett Springs Avenue. The panel on Monday...
03/20/2017
A Simsboro man died Saturday night in a fire that destroyed his Davis Road home. Felton Cockerham, 77, was believed to have been trying to get out of structure but was unable to do so, Chief Kevin...