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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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01/16/2014
At 6 p.m. today in the Lincoln Community Room, the Lincoln Parish Library will observe the 100th anniversary of the “War to end all Wars.” Ralph Brown, professor of history at University of Louisiana...
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01/16/2014
GRAMBLING — One Grambling State University professor received a promotion with the start of the new year. Tsegai Emmanuel has been selected as the new dean of the College of Business. He is a former...
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01/16/2014
At approximately, 12:39 p.m. Wednesday a grass fire broke out from a simple leaf burning at the home of Skip Russell. Russell said he had a yard man raking leaves into a pile. “I didn’t tell him to...
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01/16/2014
Drama Club Ruston Junior High School Drama Club members performed the childhood story “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” for elementary students at Glen View and Ruston Elementary School.  Another...
01/16/2014
Simsboro Elementary School has released the names of those students who achieved honor roll for the third six-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll – First grade: Khidan Brantley, Levi Cash, Kaleb...
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01/15/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hill and Lewis Street. Both vehicles received moderate damage to the front ends....
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01/15/2014
At approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department was called to the office of Lincoln Parish Water District No. 3, located at 4035 U.S. Highway 80 in reference to a burglary....
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01/15/2014
The board of alderman for the city of Grambling made a decision on rescinding a 5 percent usage tax for charitable gaming organizations at their regular monthly meeting last week. Mayor Edward Jones...
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01/15/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office made an arrest for cyberbullying late Tuesday night. Cody Logan Joyner, 18, of 298 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. at 538 Campbell Road...
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01/15/2014
Elected Monday as Lincoln Parish Police Jury officers for 2014 were (from left to right) Treasurer Bobby Gray, President Hazel Hunter and Vice President David Hammons.