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A district divided

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Senate OKs bill that splits Lincoln Parish
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The state Senate has passed a bill that would divide Lincoln Parish among three districts.

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White scores head coach job

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Ole Miss assistant to lead Bulldogs
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Michael White is back in the Bayou State.

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Missing man found in Arkansas

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A man reported missing to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office on Monday was discovered on Tuesday afternoon.

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Tech guest speaker focuses on redefining freedom

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Speech centers on role of African-American women during Reconstruction
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Louisiana Tech hosted special speaker Mary Farmer-Kaiser, who spoke on Monday to a crowd at Wyly Tower Auditorium, as a Women’s History Month event.
Farmer-Kaiser is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and is the author of the book, “Frustrating Freedom: Freedwomen, Unpardonable Sins, and the Gendered Awakening of Federal Emancipation, 1865-1868.”
The lecture was designed to show that life after Emancipation — or the freeing of slaves in the United States — was very different for African-American women as opposed to men.

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Stroll with baby or sprint to get in shape

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Runners from the Ruston Parks and Recreation Start to Finish 5K program completed their first 5K on Saturday at the Warrior Run in Shreveport.

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SHOWSBYJOE to present play about NFL player

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Dallas resident and local native Joe Pritchard is returning to Ruston to stage his second theatrical production, “The Learning Experience.”

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Curves food drive kicks off in April

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During the month of April, Curves of Ruston will participate in the 13th Annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit Christian Community Action of Ruston.

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Focus on the past, remember pioneers

As there are several months throughout the year dedicated to broadening people’s horizon on a variety of topics, Lincoln Parish residents should take the time to consider broadening their horizons on pioneers of the Ruston area.

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Help the cause, run for SOCA

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There’s something about this time of year that makes people decide to get up at the crack of dawn and go for a jog.

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Thoughts on music of today

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Last night I lay curled in a temporarily comfortable fetal position in my bed, my earphones plugged in, my consciousness swaying to the rhythm of love.

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