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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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01/07/2017
During the season of giving I.A. Lewis has a lot to be thankful for. We thank Cathi Cox and Project ACHIEVE for allowing our student council a few of the Ruston Kiwanis Terrific Kids to attend a...
01/06/2017
Event: Call for Submissions of Sculpture for Billboard Art Contest Date: Now through Feb. 1 Details: NCLAC is seeking submissions of sculpture images for its upcoming billboard art project, sponsored...
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01/06/2017
The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is preparing to celebrate a milestone in 2017: 20 years of service. In 1997, a group of concerned citizens shared a common cause and commitment...
01/06/2017
Ninety percent of first-year students and 89 percent of seniors at Louisiana Tech University said they would rate their overall educational experience at the institution as “excellent or good,”...
01/06/2017
Grambling residents looking to apply for Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion or Affordable Care Act insurance can do so from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Grambling City Hall. The Primary Health Services...
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01/05/2017
A miracle happened Dec. 30. Jeffrey Hataway, a retired police officer and Marine veteran, has been searching for a dog that could help him as a service dog. On Dec. 30, he found Charlie and an...
01/05/2017
Lincoln Parish could get its first blast of winter weather for the new year beginning early Friday morning, but officials expect the impact to be minimal. “Any accumulation at all will be on bridges...
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01/04/2017
Lanny Parker knew the numbers weren’t adding up. 
 He was convinced that when they were totaled, they would become another glaring red figure. The Union Parish Police Jury voted Thursday night to...
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01/03/2017
More than 22,000 canned goods and other items were collected for Christian Community Action as part of the Adopt-A-School’s annual food drive. The food collection will go toward replenishing the food...
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01/03/2017
A Farmerville man suspected of pistol-whipping his estranged wife who lives in Ruston is now under arrest and charged with attempted second-degree murder. Sancarlos Traylor, 26, was booked into the...