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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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It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank...
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Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy. Brown formally...
02/11/2014
Schools across the parish will be closed today and some will stay closed on Wednesday. Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish School...
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For Chris Turner, working at Ruston’s Super 1 Foods was supposed to have been just a college job. “I was buggy boy, bathroom cleaner, gofer, everything,” Turner said. Now, 20 years later, he’s the...
02/10/2014
The 3rd Judicial District Judge's Office will be closed on Tuesday, and all court cases will be canceled for that day. A decision is still pending on Wednesday. All Lincoln Parish Schools and...
02/10/2014
Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish school system will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday due to just released weather information. "We participated in the...
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Louisiana Tech University nursing students Richard Ballard, left, and Tony Jackson, right, are among the volunteers at the 33rd annual St. Judy Radiothon broadcast live today and Tuesday from Ruston’...