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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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01/23/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School has announced the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the third six-week grading period. They listed by grade. First Grade Principal’s List:...
01/23/2014
Dubach School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll. Principal’s List — All A’s on Report Card: Nathan Castle, Sue Howell, Emily Otwell, Ariahana Valle, Caitlin...
01/23/2014
At approximately 1:13 a.m. today, Ruston Police Department responded to a call on West California Avenue in front of Forest Lawn Cemetery for a reported pedestrian crash. RPD Public Information...
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01/23/2014
Three-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Rowdy Gaines remembers what junior high school, and the feeling of being an underdog was like. And now Gaines is working to spread some of his golden...
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01/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested two men on distribution charges Wednesday. Brian Christopher Bourgeois II, 24, of 201 W. Arizona Ave., No. 4., was arrested at 4:37 a.m. Tuesday...
01/23/2014
Although an arrest was made in December for the $50,000-plus stolen from the Louisiana Tech University athletic department, no sentencing has been done. Randal Chance Snow, 25, from 147 Highway 3061...
01/23/2014
Four-year higher education institution budgets at Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University and other institutions have been cut twice each year in the last several years, so Gov. Bobby...
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01/22/2014
From playing with the hard rocking Los Angeles band Hydrovibe to touring as guitarist for singer/songwriter Schuyler Fisk and her mother Sissy Spacek, Ruston native Mat Dauzat has always loved a wide...
01/22/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Dubach Town Hall. Once the meeting was called to order the aldermen approved the agenda, read the...
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01/22/2014
The Tri-State Rodeo Association held a membership drive Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. Events for the night included everything from barrel racing to bull riding and team roping.