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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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11/27/2013
A Ruston native is coming home and with her she is bringing “The Good Ole Days.” Vickie Mayfield is a graduate of Ruston High School and Grambling State University, where she received a degree in...
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11/27/2013
After the hustle of Black Friday Shopping, small businesses across the country — and right here in Lincoln Parish — are asking residents to strap their comfortable shoes back on for another day of...
11/27/2013
Members of the Union Parish School Board are more determined than ever to get the community behind public education in Union Parish after Monroe City Schools passed a 58.8 million dollar property tax...
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11/27/2013
At 8:40 p.m. Nov. 21, the Grambling Police Department arrested Gregory Pickens, Gibsland’s newly elected police chief on charges of domestic abuse. At 2 a.m. Nov. 16 GPD reportedly responded to 100 N...
11/26/2013
Thanks to the wellness program that Lincoln Parish School Board members approved in November 2012, school system employees are seeing better health results. David Charpentier and Tami Rolen-Tharp,...
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11/26/2013
At 10:51 a.m. Monday the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on Greenwood Drive after receiving complaints of suspected illegal drug...
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11/26/2013
At approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821 a two-vehicle accident occurred. A mid-size SUV was attempting to cross the intersection and...
11/26/2013
The main branch of Bank of Ruston will play host to all past artists who have presented their work at the annual Holiday Art Exhibit. Angie Biscomb, marketing director for the bank, said the event is...
11/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission elected new officers for 2014, among other things, in their regular meeting last week at the Union Parish Courthouse Annex. Position of secretary and...
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11/25/2013
Residents who have always wanted to try CrossFit, the high-octane fitness craze sweeping the globe, but have felt intimidated by super-fit regulars, or just thought it wasn’t their thing, now have a...