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Parish feels impact

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After a small interruption from Tropical Storm Isaac, Lincoln Parish is back in full swing today.
Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said as of Thursday afternoon the Emergency Operations Center has been moved from partial activation back to standby for the remainder of the storm.

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Preventing crimes

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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office does much to prevent crime from happening in the parish, but they can’t be everywhere at all times.
Because of this, the LPSO, along with hundreds of vigilant residents in Lincoln looking to stay ahead of criminals, have been working to get more Neighborhood Watch programs going throughout the parish in order to help the sheriff and his deputies stay on top of crime in the area.

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Bearcat Belles host mini clinic at TUMC

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Aspiring dancers throughout the parish can hone their skills by participating in the Bearcat Belles mini-clinic from 4-5 p.m. Sept. 10-13 at Trinity United Methodist Church gymnasium.
The participants, girls in grades kindergarten through sixth, will be divided into two groups — kindergarten- third and fourth- sixth. Based on their group, the girls will learn a one-minute jazz routine that will be performed at the half-time show on Sept. 14 at the Ruston High-Arcadia match up. The participants will also sit with the Belles during the first and second quarters.

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Marcia Ball to perform at the Dixie

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Marcia Ball is a woman with a reputation. The Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist/vocalist/songwriter is famed worldwide for igniting a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she strolls on a stage. The next stage in her lineup is the Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Sept. 13.

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Help the GFD by giving time volunteering

While having paid firefighters is a must for any town looking to prevent damage from fires or other natural disasters, it’s the work of the volunteers that dedicate their free time helping out the fire departments that really helps the level of service reach new heights.
Just like fire departments all over the nation, the Grambling Fire Department is struggling to find volunteers to help out with their workload and are looking to the local community for any help they can receive.

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Take time to slow life down

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It’s always a struggle to see people having to flee their homes when a natural disaster is causing havoc to their area, especially when you come in contact with those people and hear their stories of how tough it is to just pack what you can and go.

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What to do in September?

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Today marks the end of the dog days of summer. With the closing of August comes Labor Day weekend. Tomorrow the fall hunting season kicks off with opening day for doves and also, college football assumes its hierarchy. Sept. 1 is a great day to be a Southerner!

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Grambling begins Saturday

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Tigers have Shreveport-based test against Alcorn
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GRAMBLING — Lincoln Parish gets a second chance at sending a collegiate football team to Independence Stadium in Shreveport Saturday night.
This time, the weather should cooperate enough to have Grambling State University square off against Alcorn State University in the annual “Port City Classic” series.

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Ex-Tech star Threlkeld rips slammer in win

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First place is royal — well, at least part of it.
With the 6-3 victory against the Johnson City Cardinals recently, the Burlington Royals clinched at least a share of the Appalachian League East Division title.
But the record-setting team isn’t satisfied with the regular-season title alone.-

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RHS-Neville: Enough said

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’Cats, Tigers meet up for all-time battle No. 87
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It will likely be wet and windy, but even the remnants of Hurricane Isaac won’t be able to put a damper on tonight’s Ruston-Neville showdown.
Remember: this is the Bearcats and Tigers locking up again in one of their annual bloodlettings, albeit this one due to be knee-deep on a muddy turf, thanks to pesky Isaac slow-stepping through the Gulf Coast region in recent days.

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