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With the summer months almost over, James Ramsaur, director of the Lincoln Parish Park, is looking to make some improvements to the amenities offered at the park. Among those improvements are the updating of five campsites. “The sites 29-33 are the last five sites and they are on a hill so they get a lot of water down off the hill,” he said. “We are going to try to channel the water and enlarge them a little bit so they will be big enough for the camper.” The next project will be installing tall gates along the beach to ensure the safety of visitors when lifeguards aren’t present. “Right now...

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03/18/2014
Name: Gretchen Jones Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: Off and on 22 years (Tech Student, moved around, married and settled in Lincoln Parish 2003). Profession: Dance teacher, choreographer,...
03/18/2014
Spring cleaning is here once again, and the Pine Hills Children’s Advocacy Center is available to take those extra items off resident’s hands. Carole Carson, director and programing coordinator for...
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03/18/2014
Matt Land, of Choudrant (right), receives the $100 prize and T-shirt from Ken Carter, event organizer, for his winning T-Shirt design for the John Simoneaux Memorial Jam.
03/18/2014
Got an idea to make the community a better place to live? Would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is there with the assist. Through March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit...
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03/18/2014
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha has announced statewide awards its members received during the past year and also its current slate of officers. The women’s service organization is...
03/17/2014
Grambling State University Theatre students are set to present F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary tale “The Great Gatsby,” as adapted to the stage by Simon Levy, beginning today at the Floyd L. Sandle...
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03/17/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. Susie Hogg stares at the short piece of 1-by-8-foot lumber...
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03/17/2014
Cedar Creek eighth grader Mary Wynne is the best speller around. She won the Northwest Louisiana Regional Spelling Bee competition in the University Center at LSU-Shreveport on March 8, and will...
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03/16/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team apprehended a man in possession of more than 1,000 grams of marijuana and more than 100 grams of methamphetamines late Friday night. At approximately 11...
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03/16/2014
Business owners in the heart of downtown Ruston say it’s not progress they have a problem with, just the slow pace of it. Shops set up along Mississippi Avenue between Trenton and Vienna streets were...