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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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02/28/2017
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Some of that treasure will be at the Lincoln Parish Library Community Garage Sale set to begin at 8 a.m. on April 8. Sarah Creekmore, administrative...
02/28/2017
In early December, the construction at Pecan Villa Apartments came to a close. The completion of the building meant the introduction of new residents and new opportunities and programs to current...
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02/27/2017
Four students and one faculty advisor from Louisiana Tech University’s Eco-Car team have won first place in the “Best Overall Team” category at a new event called “Hack-a-Truck,” sponsored by Shell...
02/27/2017
Grambling’s residents will have the opportunity to catch catfish and rainbow trout at the Grambling City Park within the next six months. The state Wildlife and Fisheries department will stock the...
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02/27/2017
Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Mike Milstead, left, presents Ruston Junior High School seventh grader Jonathan Gunasekaran with a plaque for winning first place at the Lincoln Parish You Be...
02/25/2017
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words...
02/25/2017
After six years, Grambling residents will begin seeing the first stages of the Safe Routes to School project. The project was authorized by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...
02/25/2017
Ruston is hoping to leverage its Louisiana cultural district designation to draw shoppers into the district and ultimately lure more out-of-town visitors. Among other things, the cultural district...
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02/25/2017
When Amanda Rahn was 7 years old, her father died in an accident. For a while, she was angry with God. “I was the only girl in my class who didn’t have a dad,” Rahn, now 29, said. But as she got...
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02/25/2017
International Women’s Day, observed on March 8, celebrates the social, cultural and political achievements of women. Yet, women continue to face many challenges. For one thing, women still encounter...