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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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01/10/2014
City officials aren’t sure what caused a sinkhole to open up Thursday on Monroe Street near its intersection with Dan Reneau Drive. “We don’t know if it’s a sewer line that collapsed underneath the...
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01/10/2014
On Jan. 3, a residential burglary at 504 Robert St. was reported to the Ruston Police Department. During the course of a follow-up investigation by detectives with the Criminal Investigative Division...
01/09/2014
Will Sutton, director of the Grambling State University media bureau, called a story that broke on Wednesday about the university’s lab schools “bogus” this morning. An anonymous email purporting to...
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01/09/2014
Right before 9 a.m. this morning, a Chrysler Town and Country veered off Mitcham Orchard Road causing the driver to have minor injuries. Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1, Ruston Fire and EMS,...
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01/09/2014
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team have made another arrest resulting in five drug-related charges. Gregory Antonio Hendricks, 28, of 242 Duke Dr...
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01/09/2014
An Arcadia woman was arrested at Fred’s Pharmacy on Farmerville Highway on Wednesday. At approximately 10:38 a.m., the pharmacy contacted Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and reportedly informed them...
01/09/2014
Residents who are not computer-savvy and need help keeping up with technology will have a chance to improve their skills for free this month. Trinity United Methodist Church is offering free...
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01/09/2014
Exploration Day Prospective students and their parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Jan. 20, when the school hosts its annual...
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01/08/2014
In a 9-1 vote, the Lincoln Parish School Board members approved a resolution to join with other school boards across the state in a lawsuit against the State of Louisiana. Representative Trott Hunt...
01/08/2014
Residents interested in giving their families a healthy start to the new year might consider stopping in for the Lincoln Parish Library’s monthly Family Matters program on Thursday. This month’s...