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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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03/27/2017
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...
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03/27/2017
The the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run was held Saturday in downtown Ruston. Left, Anthonie Tobin leaps through a cloud of pink smoke on his way to the...
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03/25/2017
Nine months ago, when the Rev. Ryan Ford was named director of the United Methodist Wesley Foundation campus ministry at Louisiana Tech University, he brought with him the hope that someday the...
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03/25/2017
Ruston native Ernie Stevens, 69, is a proud patriot. The former Marine served two tours in Vietnam because Stevens said “it was the right thing to do.” “I knew I wanted to serve my country from an...
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03/25/2017
If you own a small business (or are self-employed), there are many retirement plan alternatives available to help you and your employees plan your financial future. One popular option for...
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03/25/2017
Question: I feel really stupid asking this question, but here goes. I don’t even know how to start thinking about retirement, much less so-called retirement planning. I’m not even sure what I want to...
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03/25/2017
High debt levels … lack of savings … the inability to budget — these problems all have several causes, but one of them is almost certainly financial illiteracy. Too many of us just never developed...
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03/25/2017
Origin Bank has announced that Brandi Kyzar was awarded the Project Management Professional® certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates the competence of the...
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03/25/2017
Mark Cramer and family are celebrating their 30th year of business in Downtown Ruston in a new location at 103 West Mississippi. Trophies and plaques for all occasions. The shop also has a collection...
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03/25/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Pecan Villa Apartments, located 611 South Bonner St., on March 8. The property’s remodel includes the new addition of a...