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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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01/08/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Thursday in city hall. On the agenda for the monthly meeting are public comments, an update on work being...
01/08/2014
It was the start of a new year but business as usual for the Village of Simsboro Monday night as it held its first council meeting of 2014. Aldermen passed four resolutions that carried over from...
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01/07/2014
Recent promotions at the Ruston Police Department have resulted in the former Capt. Tim Parker rising to a higher rank. After taking over patrol operations in November 2012, Parker was just recently...
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01/07/2014
After a long battle with cancer, John H. “Mickey” McHale a long-time resident of Ruston and friend to the community passed away Monday night. John Emory Sr. said he had known McHale for years and...
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01/07/2014
Long-time 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy will not seek re-election this fall. Levy announced his decision Monday after meeting with his staff. “By the end of this term, I will have served as...
01/07/2014
If the entire Lincoln Parish School Board agrees with a suggestion from the Building and Grounds Committee during the 6 p.m. regular meeting tonight, Choudrant High School will be one step closer to...
01/07/2014
Current and former Ruston city employees who participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan will have to wait a little longer to find out whether the plan is going to be moved to the...
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01/06/2014
Residents who love pop music, enjoy dancing to a Cajun beat and watching for new talent will have that opportunity at 6 p.m. Tuesday when Caleb Elliott takes the stage at the Lincoln Parish Library...
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01/06/2014
Ruston Police Department officers were forced to use a Taser on a man taken to Northern Louisiana Medical Center after responding to a wrecked vehicle at approximately 8 p.m. Friday. The wrecked...
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01/06/2014
At approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 290 Virgil Road in Dubach, in reference to a welfare concern, where residents were allegedly making and...