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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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03/22/2014
This dunk by Michael Kyser accounted for the final points Saturday as Louisiana Tech defeated the University of Georgia 79-71 in second round action of the National Invitational Tournament in Athens...
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Louisiana legislators combating the implementation of Common Core may get their wish earlier than expected. Originally, a national Common Core standardized test was supposed to have been implemented...
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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. Third Judicial District Judge Cynthia Woodard stays on call...
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Teens who find themselves at home during spring break bored and looking for something to do can celebrate diversity and civil rights next week at the Lincoln Parish Library. There will be an...
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03/22/2014
They have dusted off their running, jumping and throwing shoes and are ready to go as the 2014 track stars. The Lady Bearkit team is made up of Lamiracle Garner, Alexius Austin, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke...
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Cedar Creek School has revealed the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. All A’s Fourth grade: Braden Cannon, Zoe Graham, Will Harris,...
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03/22/2014
Ruston Elementary School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the fourth six-week grading period. Principal’s List Third grade: Asa Boyce, Johnathan Brantley, R...
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03/21/2014
A 33-year-old female has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Ruston Police Department received a report of a...
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Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines and two of its quartets will present a free concert during Friends and Family Night at Ruston’s Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is...