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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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01/13/2014
The investigation continues today into a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Grambling that claimed the life of a Ruston man. Keith Young Jr., 30, died after his 2007 Chevy Tahoe ran off the...
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01/13/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling approved a contract for the use of manned photo laser traffic enforcement gun. Mark Hendricks, with Blue Line Solutions, was on hand at the regular...
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01/11/2014
dewalk dining downtown and more flexible development regulations in several key commercial areas are among the changes city planning officials are recommending to Ruston’s zoning code. The list of 52...
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01/11/2014
The Lincoln Parish Museum has a Native American pottery and arrowhead exhibit up for residents to view. Museum Director Margaret Ann Emory said she brought the exhibit down in August. “I carried all...
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01/11/2014
Former Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce President Andy Halbrook remembers the day 12 years ago he spotted John J. “Mickey” McHale across the room at a birthday party. “We had been looking for...
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01/11/2014
Each year men and women dedicate their time to serving Ruston and Lincoln Parish, and throughout 2013 local firefighters were on the call whenever they were needed. Fire and emergency medical service...
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01/11/2014
Spelling Bee Cedar Creek eighth grader Mary Wynne was named the school’s Spelling Bee champion recently.  She also received the Best Enunciation of Letters Award, and will represent the Cougars in...
01/11/2014
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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01/10/2014
At 1:53 p.m. Thursday a structure fire began at 620 Henderson St. in the Drew Apartment Complex. Eric Brazzel, public education officer for Ruston Fire Department, said on arrival, heavy smoke was...
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01/10/2014
Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a Lincoln Parish School bus overturned on Garr Road Thursday. Trooper Albert Paxton said there were four children on the bus and one driver. “Everyone was...