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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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03/19/2014
The head of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative says his group is willing to pay the $65,000 appraised price for property for a water treatment plant, if the Legislature OKs the sale...
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03/19/2014
Valentine’s Day was extra special for Kiana Carr Johnson this year. She received an extra special valentine as she was named teacher of the year at Betty and Jean Schmalz Elementary School in Katy,...
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03/18/2014
Harry Farrar sits in a recliner in the living room of his Ruston home. He’s just returned from a VFW meeting, and every now and then during the conversation, shares with his wife a bit of news he...
03/18/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session Monday night. The board voted unanimously to pay the town’s bills, which totaled $49,087. Board members discussed the bills and...
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03/18/2014
Name: Gretchen Jones Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: Off and on 22 years (Tech Student, moved around, married and settled in Lincoln Parish 2003). Profession: Dance teacher, choreographer,...
03/18/2014
Spring cleaning is here once again, and the Pine Hills Children’s Advocacy Center is available to take those extra items off resident’s hands. Carole Carson, director and programing coordinator for...
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03/18/2014
Matt Land, of Choudrant (right), receives the $100 prize and T-shirt from Ken Carter, event organizer, for his winning T-Shirt design for the John Simoneaux Memorial Jam.
03/18/2014
Got an idea to make the community a better place to live? Would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is there with the assist. Through March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit...
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03/18/2014
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha has announced statewide awards its members received during the past year and also its current slate of officers. The women’s service organization is...
03/17/2014
Grambling State University Theatre students are set to present F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary tale “The Great Gatsby,” as adapted to the stage by Simon Levy, beginning today at the Floyd L. Sandle...