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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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02/25/2017
When it comes to investment planning and goal-setting, women often take a different approach than men — which can create both challenges and advantages. Many studies have suggested that, for example...
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02/25/2017
Question: My business is growing nicely, but I have no idea when I might want to retire. I just know I will one day. As long as I am confident in my capacity to grow my business, what else do I need...
02/24/2017
Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be impersonating a police officer. Police received a complaint Wednesday from a citizen reporting they had been stopped early...
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02/24/2017
Grambling State University’s nursing program is one step closer to reinstatement. The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to approve a Letter of Intent for...
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02/23/2017
Norman Pumphrey, associate professor of civil engineering and program chair of construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2017 Professional Engineer Faculty...
02/23/2017
When Rick Gallot was named the 10th president of Grambling State University in July, James Bradford, mayor of Jonesboro and GSU alum, was there in the University of Louisiana System Board of...
02/23/2017
Third grade news The third graders had an awesome time experiencing Mardi Gras. Their annual parade will be awesome. It will be at 1 p.m. on Friday. The fourth and fifth grade schoolmates, parents...
02/22/2017
The Ruston Police Department is warning citizens of a new telephone scam that asks for personal information and money. The calls are a new variation of a tax scam that asks for payments using credit...
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02/22/2017
The crowd gathered in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center erupted in applause as the 2017 Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana named the three Youth of the Year Tuesday — Joran Parker...
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02/21/2017
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...