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A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A. E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 points over last year, earning the school an overall letter grade of “A” and the highest score of any non-magnet school in the northern region of the state.  School Performance Scores are based on a variety of factors including student achievement...

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12/10/2013
At approximately 6:30 a.m. today the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Elam Street off of Beacon Light Road. Reportedly, LPFD requested help from the Ruston Fire...
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12/10/2013
When one looks at Kris Hood, they first see a strong, young man. After spending a few minutes with him, one will see that his right hand is impaired. But, don’t let that cause the assumption that he...
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12/10/2013
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy said Monday he will try again in 2014 to convince lawmakers to approve a 10 percent reduction in state consulting contracts. But the new bill will have an added twist...
12/10/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation. Now in its second year, The Civic 50 is a...
12/10/2013
GRAMBLING (AP) — Grambling State University could be sanctioned or have its access to federal financial aid programs terminated, after it failed to return nearly $15,000 in funds that went to...
12/10/2013
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Waveland police have arrested the father in the death of his baby girl in August. Police Chief David Allen said 31-year-old Oren Lewis is charged with capital murder. Municipal...
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12/09/2013
For 7-year-old Keagyn Barrett, the best thing about Choudrant’s Christmas in the Village celebration was the music, and getting a tiny snowman painted on her right cheek. For Jacob Northcutt, the...
12/09/2013
At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling...
12/09/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19. Mayor Pro...
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12/09/2013
Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as...