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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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03/15/2017
On Saturday, Ruston will be hosting its own brand of “March Madness” — not Round 2 of NCAA Division 1 College Basketball, but MedCampsMadness, a 5K Run and/or Cycling Tour Event, promoted by and...
03/15/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury members on the Public Works Committee voted to move forward with getting public opinion on the issue of serving alcohol at Lincoln Hall during their meeting Tuesday at...
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03/14/2017
He has performed at the Lincoln Parish Library as a soloist several times with a wide variety of classical literature. Now, Richard Dowling returns to share his passion for the music of Scott Joplin...
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03/14/2017
A Grambling man faces possession of heroin charges after a traffic stop for a signal violation turned up drugs in his vehicle. Herman Bernard Jackson, 30, of 590 Mt. Olive Road in Grambling, was...
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03/13/2017
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently announced its 2017 Community Listening Tour. “The purpose of the Community Listening Tour is to gather a broad range of perspectives and combine this...
03/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will hear from residents during the public hearing on housing and community development needs of the parish at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse House....
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03/13/2017
The award-winning 2016-17 Ruston High School Bearcat Motorsport team is beginning the final steps in their Eco Cars for the 2017 Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition. The team will compete in two...
03/11/2017
About 30 government and community leaders gathered Friday at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station to fight littering. The event, cut short because of inclement weather, was one of 27 simultaneous rallies...
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03/11/2017
Art comes from the heart, and in the case of Linda Dwyer it also comes from the soul. Dwyer began painting in September 2016 after a visit to New Orleans. “While visiting art galleries in New Orleans...
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03/11/2017
Clockmaker Joe Richards, of Whitehouse, Texas, works on the movements of the iconic Ruston State Bank clock downtown in effort to get the clock running again. Richards was helping his brother and...