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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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02/08/2014
Bank of Ruston’s Angie Biscomb, right, presents a donation to Laura Miller of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) to match artists’ donations from artwork sold during Bank of Ruston’s “...
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02/07/2014
At approximately 1 p.m. Friday, deputies with Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office were involved in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old resident. Chad Alexander, public information officer with LPSO, said...
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02/07/2014
For more than five years local girls, along with their mothers and grandmothers, have enjoyed a movie and tea party together. This year Quota International of Ruston will present an American Girl...
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02/07/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made an arrest Thursday morning on the Grambling State University campus. Cameron Dewayne Cammack, 21, of room No. 5115 Robert B. Knot Hall, was arrested...
02/07/2014
The time has come to start thinking of babies. The March of Dimes kick-off luncheon was held Thursday at Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Team captains for Ruston and Lincoln Parish were in...
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02/07/2014
Residents driving in downtown Ruston on Saturday morning might be a little surprised to see a large group of people sitting on the lawn of Peach Tree Dental. For the seventh year, the business will...
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02/06/2014
Hundred of locals came out Tuesday to show their support for Grambling State University and for the new Distinguished Leadership Award recipients. GSU President Frank Pogue opened the third annual...
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02/06/2014
Pogue also had a grand announcement for those in attendance — the official naming of the new GSU Fighting Tiger. The 13-foot tiger statue was erected in late 2013, and Pogue said he had never seen...
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02/06/2014
Two arrests have been made in the Jan. 30 burglary of Hart and Associates. On Jan. 30, Ruston Police Department responded to Hart and Associates regarding a burglary. Sgt. Clint Williams, RPD public...
02/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has lifted the emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said there was reason behind the ban being...