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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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12/30/2016
Local law enforcement agencies warn residents to stay cautious when using fireworks for New Year’s Eve. Some areas, including Ruston and Simsboro, do not allow fireworks. Ruston Police Department...
12/30/2016
Come New Year’s Day, the rules for garbage and trash change in the city of Ruston. Household garbage pickup drops to once a week; yard trash placed in free, heavy-duty debris bags gets picked up...
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12/30/2016
Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in a domestic battery that occurred Thursday during which the victim was struck with a handgun. The suspect, Sancarlos Cordes...
12/29/2016
City police investigators are still looking for the person who shot and killed a 38-year-old Ruston man in his home early Wednesday morning. Ruston Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said today...
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12/28/2016
Soon, there will be something new for residents of Lincoln Parish, between the ages of 20 and 30, to do on select weekends. The Lincoln Parish Library recently announced a new events series for...
12/28/2016
A 38-year old Ruston man is dead following an early-morning shooting that occurred at 808 Greenwood Drive, and so far, police have no suspects. Police said Patrick Mitchell sustained multiple gunshot...
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12/27/2016
The World-Famed Tiger Marching Band’s “Snare Sistahs” — Janequia Alberty, Brianna Cannady and Ya’Lisha Gatewood — recently broke tradition as they came together to perform in the band’s drumline,...
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12/27/2016
The Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE program recently received a $500 donation from the Association of Bikers Active Toward Education of North Central Louisiana. The proceeds will help support ACHIEVE special...
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12/24/2016
FORT WORTH, Texas — Louisiana Tech University’s high-powered aerial attack set up junior placekicker Jonathan Barnes’ game-ending 32-yard field goal Friday as Louisiana Tech defeated Navy 48-45 in...
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12/24/2016
The Run English Village Collection is on display at the Lincoln Parish Museum until Jan. 31. Donated by Lewis and Pamela Love, the exhibit features Christmas decorations of all sorts including a...