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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:42am
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A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A. E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 points over last year, earning the school an overall letter grade of “A” and the highest score of any non-magnet school in the northern region of the state.  School Performance Scores are based on a variety of factors including student achievement...

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11/27/2016
The results were mixed as Lincoln Parish won some and lost some in big gridiron games over the weekend. But the good news is that our two parish collegiate teams will be moving on to championship...
11/27/2016
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11/24/2016
The Department of Veterans Affairs statistics are stark: • Since 2001, the suicide rate among U.S. military veterans has gone up 35 percent. • Twenty veterans commit suicide every day. • In 2014,...
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11/24/2016
They combine to anchor a Cedar Creek defense that has held opponents to an average of 15.4 points per game this season and have helped the Cougars freeze out opposing offenses with two straight...
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11/23/2016
Small Business Saturday is a special holiday created so communities can show love for locally owned businesses. Amanda Quimby, marketing director for the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and...
11/23/2016
About 2,700 Ruston residential utility customers are getting a bit of break on the due date for their November bill. That’s because of an apparent hiccup in the electronic file that sends billing...
11/23/2016
Early voting for the Dec. 10 general election begins Saturday in the registrar of voters office located on the ground floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The balloting period ends Dec. 3. Voting...
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11/22/2016
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University and CenturyLink employees recently welcomed students from Louisiana and Arkansas for the inaugural Northeast Louisiana Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit...
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11/22/2016
Weyerhaeuser forest products company is relocating its regional timber management offices to Ruston. The announcement, made jointly by the city and the North Louisiana Economic Partnership, came late...
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11/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will have a renewal of two 4.41 mill operating taxes for road construction and road maintenance on the Dec. 10 general election ballot. The taxes, in place since 1957,...