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Drug-related arrests in Lincoln Parish jumped almost 40 percent from 2015 to 2016, and drug charges increased slightly more than 32 percent over the same time period, figures released Friday by Sheriff Mike Stone show. Total arrests in 2016 were 394 compared to 283 the prior year. Total charges in 2016 were 885 compared to 669 the year before. Stone said the statistics reflect increased activity involving methamphetamine and illegal use of prescription drugs, as well as other drug infractions. “Unfortunately, we’ve had one of the biggest years we’ve ever had. In some cases, that disheartening...

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The Lincoln Parish Museum currently has a Native American pottery and arrowhead exhibit on display, and last week guest speaker Jeffrey S. Girard spoke about the exhibit.  For the past 25 years,...