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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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01/13/2017
The first segment of the Rock Island Greenway shared-use path is expected to be ready by the end of March, weather permitting. City Development Director Ammen Jordan and representatives of Mabry...
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01/13/2017
The Krewe of Allegro invites you to the 18th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and Silent Auction on Feb. 18 at the Ruston Civic Center. This is a not-to-be-missed evening out, and a great way...
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01/12/2017
New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown opened a new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop Tuesday in Ruston, where he went to college and played football at Louisiana Tech University. “My wife and I are...
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01/12/2017
A full service Chick-fil-A restaurant is coming to Ruston and with it, the return of a former local restauranteur as the new eatery’s franchise owner/operator. Construction is underway on the...
01/12/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker said this morning he feels good about the prospects of the city winning state bond commission approval to issue up to $34 million in sales tax increment revenue bonds for...
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01/11/2017
Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers. The...
01/11/2017
Ruston is about to get a bit more picturesque. The city and the Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau are partnering to have three murals painted in highly traveled locations. Officials want...
01/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board has approved a memorandum that will share certain student personally identifiable information with Lincoln Preparatory Academy in Grambling. The proposal that will...
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01/11/2017
In a close vote, members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury on Tuesday elected District 4 juror Randy Roberson as the jury’s new president. Roberson defeated the incumbent President Jody Backus on a 6...
01/10/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department’s TRIAD program has blankets to give to local eligible senior citizens and people with disabilities. For qualification information or to pick up a blanket call...