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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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02/12/2014
Submitted photo- Locals have joined forces to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department by buying a raffle ticket that earns them a chance at 52 guns with a weekly raffle. For more information...
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02/11/2014
It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank...
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02/11/2014
Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy. Brown formally...
02/11/2014
Schools across the parish will be closed today and some will stay closed on Wednesday. Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish School...
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02/11/2014
More than 200 mom’s and daughters carried their dolls to a “Timeless Traditions” movie and tea party hosted by Ruston’s nonprofit group Quota International. During the event, 7-year-old Emory-Cooper...
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02/11/2014
For Chris Turner, working at Ruston’s Super 1 Foods was supposed to have been just a college job. “I was buggy boy, bathroom cleaner, gofer, everything,” Turner said. Now, 20 years later, he’s the...
02/10/2014
The 3rd Judicial District Judge's Office will be closed on Tuesday, and all court cases will be canceled for that day. A decision is still pending on Wednesday. All Lincoln Parish Schools and...
02/10/2014
Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish school system will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday due to just released weather information. "We participated in the...
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02/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University nursing students Richard Ballard, left, and Tony Jackson, right, are among the volunteers at the 33rd annual St. Judy Radiothon broadcast live today and Tuesday from Ruston’...
02/10/2014
Lincoln Parish emergency preparedness officials are watching the skies and the weather maps today as yet another winter storm, this one likely bringing freezing rain, heads toward North Louisiana. “...