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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:45am
Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that will expire in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Money received from the millages goes toward general school funds that include pay, some of the construction and technology, among other things, said George Murphy, Lincoln Parish School Board business manager. “This helps fund most of our general funds,”...

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11/04/2016
CAMP MINDEN (AP) — The Louisiana National Guard says all remnants of the most dangerously unstable compound at Camp Minden have been destroyed. A statement released late Tuesday said the last bits of...
11/04/2016
The Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University will host a gathering of regional industry professionals working in the water and wastewater sector during the “Shreveport Municipal...
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11/03/2016
The mission of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is to “provide youth in North Central Louisiana a safe supervised environment where they can develop into positive productive...
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11/03/2016
The Louisiana Board of Regents experienced what Grambling State University students feel and see when they visit the A.C. Lewis Library. During a campus visit Tuesday evening, board members saw mold...
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11/03/2016
Grandparent’s Day Students across the school were able to have their grandparents come and work with them during this special time. Students showed off their skills at writing, reading, math, and...
11/02/2016
Some 5,714 Lincoln Parish voters cast ballots during the early voting period for the Nov. 8 election that ended Tuesday evening. The turnout, though not a record, represents about 20 percent of the...
11/02/2016
The Ruston school district is one step closer to filling for unitary status. The final numbers of the district’s students are being triple checked and will soon be sent to the Department of Justice...
11/02/2016
y and the United States Justice Department reached a settlement agreement to ensure black students have access to education programs at A.E. Phillips Laboratory School. The U.S. District Court for...
11/01/2016
CAMP MINDEN (AP) — A bunker holding 20 tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant and 42.5 tons of dangerously unstable nitrocellulose will be set afire today at Camp Minden, if weather...
11/01/2016
Ruston residents have the opportunity to honor area veterans on Friday, Nov. 11 during the city’s first-of-its-kind Veterans Day celebration. The “Honoring Our Heroes” event begins with a parade...