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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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12/24/2016
One Lincoln Parish resident dedicates her time to help make the Lincoln Parish Museum the best it can possibly be — and she said “it’s just the teacher” in her. Margaret Anne Emory, Lincoln Parish...
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12/23/2016
Local children will receive donated toys and other recourses from Stuff Santa’s Sack for a second straight year this holiday season. The annual program that raises donations for less fortunate...
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12/22/2016
When Angela and Jerry Yarborough realized some of their patients successfully completed physical therapy, only to go home and regress because of inactivity, the Yarboroughs decided to change that. “...
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12/22/2016
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third-...
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12/21/2016
Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third-...
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12/21/2016
Tasha Nicole Knox and Jessica Danielle Lewis made history Tuesday. The two women became the first graduates of Lincoln Parish Detention Center’s HiSET program and they have the official diplomas to...
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12/20/2016
Dicky Nealy, founder and broker at Lincoln Realty, was recently selected to receive the REALTOR Emeritus Award for more than 40 years of service as a member of the National Association of REALTORS....
12/19/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will host “50 for $50,” a juried art exhibition for small works. Selected works will be displayed at Parish Press Coffee Shop from Feb. 1 through March 21...
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12/17/2016
Three college students are “dead” and 14 “injured” after a disgruntled former student shot his way through the main building at the Ruston campus of Louisiana Delta Community College around 1 p.m....
12/17/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Friday morning. The incident happened at about 6:15 a.m. in the area...