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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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06/11/2014
Audrey Taunton won the title of National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen on June 2. In the 2014-15 school year, she will be a junior at Cedar Creek School in Ruston. She is involved with the...
06/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Tax Commission announced the selection of a new administrator, Denise Griggs, at a meeting Tuesday, in light of the current administrator Jerry Moore’s retirement at the end of...
06/11/2014
In a regular meeting held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday night, Executive Director of the Sparta Foundation Rick Hohlt informed jurors of the latest changes to negotiations for land at the...
06/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury was given an unqualified opinion for the 2013 audit in Tuesday night’s regular meeting, which, according to CPA David Hartt, is the highest achievement for an audit. “...
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06/11/2014
The recipients of the 2014 academic scholarships from the Grambling Branch of the NAACP were two young ment from Grambling High School — Adarian Williams and Jaylon Wright. Each recipient received $...
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06/11/2014
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06/10/2014
GRAMBLING — University of Louisiana System President Sandra Woodley will recommend the UL System Board of Supervisors appoint Cynthia Warrick to serve as Interim President of Grambling State...
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06/10/2014
Ruston resident Janie Humphries is among 26 school volunteers statewide being recognized today in Baton Rouge as winners of the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Volunteer of the Year...
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06/10/2014
Imagine walking up and down the rugged concrete sidewalks that blanket downtown Ruston. Imagine the sounds of the seemingly endless construction obliterating any chance of enjoying the whispers of a...
06/10/2014
Lincoln Parish residents who lost power during Monday night’s thunderstorm should have their electricity back on by the end of today, representatives of area utilities said this morning. Several...