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The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the state Department of Education. Choudrant, Ruston and Simsboro High Schools combined to make a composite score of 20.9, the parish’s highest ranking since all Louisiana students were granted access to take the test since 2012-13. The ACT college readiness assessment is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions produced by ACT, a nonprofit of the same name. Schools...

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08/18/2014
Grambling State University students assembled on the GSU campus at 11 a.m. Friday to show their respect for Missouri teen Michael Brown, who was shot to death in a police incident on Aug. 9. The...
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08/18/2014
A man allegedly responsible for simple kidnapping and aggravated burglary, among other charges, turned himself in to law enforcement on Friday. According to the arrest affidavit, Marlon Antwan Miller...
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08/18/2014
The race for Ruston’s District 2 Board of Alderman seat has drawn another candidate. Sharonda Cage-Hatter will launch her campaign Saturday with a noontime rally at Greenwood Park. Hatter is...
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08/18/2014
While the size and location might have changed, everything else at Ruston’s Locker Room is business as usual, Yvonne Craft, co-owner of the store, said. Regular customers may have been surprised at...
08/16/2014
Austerity measures put into place this year will continue if Ruston’s Board of Aldermen approves the Hollingsworth administration’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year. The almost $55 million...
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08/16/2014
ocal doctor’s offices and hospitals will be offering breast-feeding information to mothers. The La Leche League of Ruston was recently awarded $4,900 by the Lincoln Health Foundation to be used to...
08/16/2014
During the monthly Board of Aldermen meeting for the city of Grambling, several residents were in attendance to express their concerns of various topics. Grambling resident Claude Aker had previously...
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08/16/2014
Louisiana Water Resources Commission Chairman Scott Angelle is promoting continued improvement in water management throughout the state, including possible expansion of the Sparta WaterFest, an...
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08/16/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was hosted by Princeton Place Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on July 15 at 1405 White Street in Ruston. This special Summer...
08/16/2014
Hampton Inn Ruston has been recognized with a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award. Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given to establishments...