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Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She is one of only two recognized in the state. Zach Morgan of Denham Springs was also selected to be honored. As a state honoree, Anna will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in May, where she will join the other top honorees from each of the other states for four days of national...

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01/20/2017
Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary...
01/20/2017
A district judge has denied former parish fire Chief Dennis Ford’s claims that he’s owed comp time and post-retirement health insurance coverage stemming from his 10 years as head of the Lincoln...
01/20/2017
Louisiana’s Bond Commission has unanimously approved Ruston’s request to issue up to $34 million in sales tax incremental revenue bonds for transportation projects in the tax incremental district....
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01/20/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the...
01/19/2017
Jim Taylor Ford of Ruston donated $8,000 to Choudrant High School from their Drive 4 Ur School event held Sept. 20 at Jim Taylor Ford. The money will be used to buy incentives for CHS students and...
01/19/2017
The Christmas decorations are down, and soon there will little plastic hearts all over the parish. “What is the best way to gear up for Valentine’s Day? How about love songs? Naomi Cordill and Jon...
01/19/2017
For the sixth consecutive year, the Lincoln Parish Library has been named No. 1 in Louisiana by the State Library for materials checked out per capita. More than 350,000 items were borrowed in 2016,...
01/19/2017
The Lincoln Parish public school system has been deemed fully unitary. The unitary status declaration, handed down Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Robert James, effectively ends a 51-year-old...
01/18/2017
From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Studio 301: Contemporary Art Gallery will announce their newest exhibition, “Unearthing,” featuring paintings by Peter Hay. Hay is a painter and printmaker who is currently...
01/18/2017
State auditors were in Downsville last week, looking into two grants administered by a state agency. They were looking specifically for irregularities in spending on work at Downsville Recreation...