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05/06/2016 - 2:22pm
Grambling firefighters now have a new work schedule. They’ll work 24-hours on duty and then have 48 hours off the clock. The new shift schedule was approved Thursday by the Grambling City Council. Fire Chief Jerry Lewis said he recommended the new schedule because the city could employ two or...
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05/06/2016 - 2:25pm
The Ruston High School Bearcat Motorsport Team finished second in its first year in the UrbanConcept, Alternative Fuel category and achieved a 10th place finish in the Prototype, Gasoline category at the recent Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2016. Shell Eco-marathon challenges high school and...
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05/06/2016 - 2:30pm
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser pledged Thursday to intentionally expand Louisiana’s tourism marketing plan to include attractions in Lincoln and other North Louisiana parishes. “North Louisiana does matter,” Nungesser said. The lieutenant governor was in Ruston as part of his statewide expedition...
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05/05/2016 - 10:44am
Second grader Nahaya Saleh was recently chosen as the best projected at Glen View Elementary’s Literacy Fair. Ninety-two students competed in the annual event sponsored by Origin Bank.
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05/05/2016 - 10:46am
The Lincoln Rotary Club recently announced the recipients of its annual Middle Grades Student of the Year Awards. Each student was honored at the April 29 luncheon and presented an award of achievement by club President-Elect Fletcher Hyacinth. Rotarian Josh Perot provided an overview of each...

Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Maxwell, of Ruston, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Renee Maxwell to Casey Allen Turner, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Nutt, of Arcadia, and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Maxwell, of Pollock. Haley...
Mr. and Mrs. Devery Alan Rowland, of Dubach, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Darby Nicole Rowland to Jefferson Edward Meyers, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Jacks, of Dubach, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James...

Sports

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Baseball is a game of funny bounces.

Sometimes when a team looks dominant, it can fall to the wayside early.
And sometimes when...

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For six inning Thursday night the ninth-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars had Class 1A top seed Central Catholic of Morgan City on the ropes.

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The seventh-seeded Choudrant High School Aggies will play host to No. 2 seed Glenmora in quarterfinals play of the Class B baseball playoffs...

Editorials

At 8 a.m. Saturday, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this...
More than a decade ago local individuals realized our community had a big problem — domestic violence. But it wasn’t just Lincoln Parish that had the problem, it was...