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08/26/2016 - 1:22pm
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with information about a tractor stolen from a farm on Louisiana Highway 146 to let them or Crimestoppers know. The tractor, a Kubota M6800, disappeared Wednesday evening from the farm, located West of Goose Creek Grocery, sheriff’s...
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08/26/2016 - 1:23pm
Lincoln Parish law enforcement officers want to find the owner of a dog that was rescued in Grambling on Wednesday and that had its snout zip tied shut. The female dog, now called “Ruth,” is recovering at the Odom Veterinary Hospital in Farmerville. “She’s better. She’s on her way to recovery,”...
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08/26/2016 - 1:43pm
Family. When asked to describe Pecan Villa, that is the one of the first words used by residents. The apartment complex, created for housing seniors age 62 and older, was first built at 611 S. Bonner St. in 1983 with the hope of creating an environment where older residents could live independently...
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08/26/2016 - 1:45pm
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for reviving the Neighborhood Watch program. “We’re just trying to get our...
08/25/2016 - 11:45am
Rebecca Deich and students at the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home are looking for area residents to join their flood bucket brigade. LMCH youngsters are decorating 5-gallon buckets and placing them in area businesses in hopes that shoppers will purchase items to fill the buckets. The flood...

Announcements

Emily Nicole Allen and Nathan Lynn Taylor, both of Choudrant, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Kevin Daniel, uncle of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Tina and John Allen, of Choudrant. She is the...
Kori L’Andre’ Smith and Tiffani Brandice James Smith were married Aug. 25, 2015 in Ellenwood, Georgia. The service was officiated by the Rev. Willie Rockward of Atlanta. Tiffani Brandice James is the daughter of Carolyn Douglas Collier, of Grambling, and Aaron James, of Ruston. She is the maternal...

Sports

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The 2016 football season gets closer to official kickoff this weekend as area fans will get a taste of real-game action as local high school...

• Cedar Creek at Homer, 7 p.m. today

• Lincoln Prep vs. University Academy, noon Saturday, Eddle G. Robinson Stadium at Grambling...

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If any doubts still remained that Paul Turner would make the Philadelphia Eagles’ regular season roster, ESPN erased them.

When...

Editorials

Author Edward Everett Hale may have said it best: “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere...
Imagine a painter without a paintbrush. It wouldn’t work. That’s a similar dilemma in which the Grambling State University Television Center finds itself. GSU began school...