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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
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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 community back together,” division Commander Major Kirk Taylor told about a dozen people gathered at the parish public safety complex. Revitalizing Neighborhood Watch is part of Sheriff Mike Stone’s pledge that his department becomes more involved in the community. Deputies said the program, patterned...

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07/20/2016
New Dixie Peach royalty will be crowned during the 66th annual Miss Dixie Gem Peach Pageant beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Joe Price, executive director of the Dixie...
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07/20/2016
Layla Smith, 8, left, and Maggie Hood, 8, center, begin to trace their hands while Matthew Knopps, right, instructs campers as part of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp....
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07/20/2016
David and Michelle Long opened Peak Sports Nutrition with one goal in mind: “provide residents with top quality sports nutrition products at wholesale prices.” The store, which opened at the end of...
07/19/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is bringing back an old program with a new twist. Neighborhood Watch makes its official comeback from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex...
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07/19/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library hosted a children’s event, “Pop-Up Hoop Jam!” in which Jennette Ginsburg, right, from Hey Now! Hooping! taught attendees of all ages how to hula hoop. Samantha Anderson, 4...
07/19/2016
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending to the Board of Aldermen that a lot on the corner of Wynnwood Avenue and North Trenton Street be rezoned from its current residential...
07/19/2016
Ralph Bruce was named Dubach’s fire department representative to the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. Bruce takes over the position immediately after the town...
07/19/2016
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center charged with armed robbery stemming from an alleged incident at an illegal dice game. Germil Deantonious Rhone, 23, of 1406 Cardinal St.,...
07/18/2016
The Baton Rouge law enforcement community is still trying to deal with the “total shock and heartbreak” of Sunday’s police ambush, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said this morning. Stone went to...
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07/18/2016
Sheriff Deputy Donte Powell (top photo) interacts with children during the Boys and Girls Club Moving and Grooving Summer camp last week at Louisiana Tech University. Left photo, Zyoe Bell, 10, of...