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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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11/07/2013
I.A. Lewis has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by achievement level. All As Kathryn...
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11/06/2013
Eating pancakes can help raise funds for the area’s needy residents. A Flapjack Fundraiser is scheduled from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, by the Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. The women’s...
11/06/2013
It turns out that Lincoln Parish will not be getting a charter school, despite receiving the first ever application for one earlier this year. After a public hearing, during which no one offered any...
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11/06/2013
At 2:42 p.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man for distribution of crack cocaine. Gregory Dewayne Scott, 42, of...
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11/06/2013
For the second time in a seven day period, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team has arrested the same Louisiana Tech University student — this...
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11/06/2013
Ruston resident Dr. Allen Herbert did a double take several months ago when he a heard television commentator talking about a soon-to-be-released movie based on Solomon Northup’s memoir “Twelve Years...
11/06/2013
The Louisiana Chapter of North American Hunters for Heroes will host a deer hunt for veterans Saturday. Donnie Vocker, founder of the Louisiana chapter, said the event came about after helping...
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11/06/2013
The Choudrant Fire Department still has approximately 30 tickets left for their 52-week gun raffle, which began in September. Overall, only 1,000 tickets were made available, but residents still have...
11/05/2013
The city of Ruston is lending a helping hand to two local agencies. The Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to give the Head Start program an additional $10,000 and the Louisiana Military Museum a...
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11/05/2013
A year and a half ago Vicki Staples put her scrubs away and picked up her price gun — after 30 years as a nurse, she became the owner of The Avenue Christian Bookstore in Ruston. Throughout her time...