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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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11/28/2016
NEW ORLEANS — Grambling State University students Robert Bailey Jr., Shelby Prout and Que Robinson weren’t on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome football field for a single play Saturday, but each had an...
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11/27/2016
Grambling Constable Larry Jones for several years has been a fixture of the community due in part by his involvement in the community and local schools. As a result, Jones was recently recognized as...
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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...