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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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01/31/2014
After much debate among council members, the Grambling Police Department will begin implementing a new speed enforcement program today. GPD Chief Tommy Clark Jr. said the program will be implemented...
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01/31/2014
Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell gave his annual State of the District report to interested citizens, school personnel and public officials in the community room at the Lincoln Parish...
01/30/2014
For 2013, the Lincoln Parish Library was No. 1 in the state in per capita circulation. Library Director Vivian McCain told board members this during the January meeting of the LPL Board of Control,...
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01/30/2014
It takes guts to pursue one’s dreams, and residents can see students from universities along the Interstate 20 corridor do just that when the fifth annual G.U.T.S. art show opens up at a reception...
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01/30/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office assisted in the apprehension of two suspects yesterday that are believed to be involved in a major burglary ring in Ouachita Parish. Joshua Jermaine Chisley, 20, of...
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01/30/2014
Construction has begun on the new addition to Dubach School which includes five classrooms, a library and a set of boys’ and girls’ bathrooms. This addition will allow for the removal all of the...
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01/30/2014
From the Principal We would like to congratulate Kitty Miller on her retirement! She dedicated 21 years to the students in Lincoln Parish Schools. Thank you, Mrs. Miller! The Hillcrest Family would...
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01/29/2014
At approximately noon Wednesday, Ruston Police Department was notified of debris on Interstate 20 Westbound between U.S. Highway 167 and Cooktown Road. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with...
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01/29/2014
Valentine’s Day is a day where lovers, friends and family members exchange tokens of their love to each other. This year consider giving a gift that will last for a lifetime. Think about the warmth...
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01/29/2014
In his 700th presentation around the world, Bernard Adam spoke to a handful of local farmers at Ruston Tractor on Tuesday. Adam said he has been using haylage, hay that has more than 50 percent...