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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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05/24/2014
The LA-SiGMA/Shell Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program at Louisiana Tech University has accepted 10 teachers from elementary, middle and high schools across the region into its summer...
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05/23/2014
Lincoln Parish will celebrate Memorial Day in full swing with several events commemorating veterans to be held through Monday. Tonight, the Grambling American Legion Post 593 will kick things off at...
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05/23/2014
Flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies will be exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25. According to a statement released by the...
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05/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Communications District has decided not to renew the contract with FirstCall, the Baton Rouge-based notification company that was providing emergency alerts through phone, text...
05/23/2014
Following a rash of recent complaints, Louisiana State Police wish to caution the public about a phone scam fraudulently using the authority of the state police in an effort to obtain money from...
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05/23/2014
J.D. Selmon, left, and Chris Guinn were two of the workers last weekend helping unload during the annual Household Hazardous Material Collection Day at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center on...
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05/22/2014
During Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, Ruston resident and retired CPA John Sachs told the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control it would be taking money out of the parish by...
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05/22/2014
At 3 p.m. Friday, MedCamps of Louisiana and the Louisiana Tech School of Architecture’s Design Build program will dedicate the Larkin Gibbs Memorial Pavilion and Garden at Camp Alabama in Choudrant...
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05/22/2014
John Belton, a candidate for 3rd Judicial District Attorney, and his wife Alana, issued a statement this week to dispel the rumor that they moved their son to West Monroe to play football.
05/22/2014
On Saturday morning, Ruston residents are being asked to tie on their walking shoes for a good cause. Then, they can tie on their bibs to enjoy a good meal. The Louisiana Teen Challenge Statewide...