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Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She is one of only two recognized in the state. Zach Morgan of Denham Springs was also selected to be honored. As a state honoree, Anna will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in May, where she will join the other top honorees from each of the other states for four days of national...

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01/16/2014
Simsboro Elementary School has released the names of those students who achieved honor roll for the third six-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll – First grade: Khidan Brantley, Levi Cash, Kaleb...
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01/15/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hill and Lewis Street. Both vehicles received moderate damage to the front ends....
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01/15/2014
At approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department was called to the office of Lincoln Parish Water District No. 3, located at 4035 U.S. Highway 80 in reference to a burglary....
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01/15/2014
The board of alderman for the city of Grambling made a decision on rescinding a 5 percent usage tax for charitable gaming organizations at their regular monthly meeting last week. Mayor Edward Jones...
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01/15/2014
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office made an arrest for cyberbullying late Tuesday night. Cody Logan Joyner, 18, of 298 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. at 538 Campbell Road...
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01/15/2014
Elected Monday as Lincoln Parish Police Jury officers for 2014 were (from left to right) Treasurer Bobby Gray, President Hazel Hunter and Vice President David Hammons.
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01/14/2014
JoAnne Henderson sits at her needlepoint stand removing small stitches of black thread from an off-white canvass. Sometimes perfecting a piece is as much about taking stitches out as it is about...
01/14/2014
The Union Parish Police Jury granted 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy’s office an additional $30,000 in funding for 2014 — significantly less than the requested $155,000 increase. The DA had...
01/14/2014
The election of its officers for 2014 is the key item on the agenda for tonight’s Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting to be held at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Third Judicial District DA...
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01/13/2014
After several years of anticipation, the Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission is taking steps to begin the construction of a public “mega ramp” along Ramp Road and Louisiana Highway 33. “Now...