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Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish posted an approximate 6.3 percent gain from the first quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. But despite the slight rise, collections are technically flat, Sales Tax Administrator Denise Griggs said Tuesday. Parishwide collections for January through April, 2016 hit slightly more than $11 million, compared to this year’s $11.7 million, figures given the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission show. Griggs attributed the bulk of the uptick to increases in city sales tax rates in both Ruston and Grambling plus some of the new business...

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Project displays for innovative and creative products and services developed by students at Louisiana Tech University will be presented during the TOP DAWG New Venture Championship Friday in...
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Ashlyn Riggin, along with the Village of Choudrant, celebrated Easter in a big way with the annual Easter in the Village event held at 10 a.m. Saturday behind the Village Hall. Area children enjoyed...
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FARMERVILLE — Decades before the Sparta Groundwater Conservation District Commission was even a concept, Louisiana’s neighbors were eying the state’s apparently abundant water sources with contempt...
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04/19/2014
Dogwood trees are currently in bloom throughout Lincoln Parish. The tree is linked to the Easter season as it is said that the wood of the dogwood tree is the hardest and that it was chosen to be...
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04/19/2014
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04/19/2014
Students at Glen View Elementary School in Ruston got an early start to Easter on Thursday as they held an Easter egg hunt.
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Dubach School students have been working diligently to prepare for the 2013-2014 Dubach School Art Show and Silent Auction. The show will be held at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse located in downtown...
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Kindergarten news We have been having a great time building our foundation as readers and developing our writing skills in Kindergarten.  The students are learning how to write like our favorite...
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04/19/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the April Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the April 16 luncheon...