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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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03/11/2017
In 2013, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana received a state formula AmeriCorps grant out of the Office of Louisiana Volunteerism. The club was chosen because of the good they do in...
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03/11/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ruston Apothecare on Dec. 8. Ruston Apothecare pharmacy, owned by Heather Furr, offers delivery and drive through services...
03/10/2017
Mosquitoes. They’re back and they’re here earlier than usual. That’s why mosquito abatement officials are asking residents to clear their property of standing water and debris around which the larvae...
03/10/2017
Schools superintendent Mike Milstead received a $10,000 salary raise at Tuesday night’s Lincoln Parish School Board meeting. The school board unanimously approved a four-year extension that will see...
03/10/2017
After 22 years of waiting, events have fallen into place in recent days that should allow the Tarbutton Road interchange project to finally begin. Here’s what’s happened: • Louisiana’s Department of...
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03/09/2017
A number of universities sought to recruit Ellen Smiley as an undergraduate student. Her parents encouraged her to attend Grambling State University; both her parents and her sister are alumni. Now...
03/09/2017
Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesday unanimously approved rewriting the state’s 20-year-old science standards, the third oldest science standards in the country. The...
03/09/2017
A nationally known library design consultant met with Grambling State University president Rick Gallot; faculty, staff and student representatives and Louisiana Board of Regents and University of...
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03/09/2017
Top photo: Mayor Ronny Walker recently spoke to promote I.A. Lewis’ student council’s Agents for Change Recycling for Life program with I.A. Lewis students Jordan Jones, Rosetta Shultz, Taryn...
03/08/2017
The Lincoln Parish school district faces a $5.4 million state Minimum Foundation Program reduction for the 2017-18 fiscal year said George Murphy, business manager, during the Lincoln Parish School...