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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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01/26/2014
Faculty and staff from Louisiana Tech University and Dow Chemical Company were excited to announce the donation of $1 million at a press conference in University Hall Saturday. The generous gift...
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01/26/2014
Newly announced gubernatorial candidate U.S. Sen. David Vitter called education “the key to the kingdom” of Louisiana’s future during a stop in Ruston on Friday. The conservative Republican spent...
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01/26/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board Superintendent Danny Bell will give his annual State of the District report at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. In the Lincoln Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library a light...
01/26/2014
Until Thursday, residents will have the opportunity to see the artistic stylings of Grambling State University faculty and staff members in a special show. The exhibit features paintings, digital...
01/26/2014
Third grade news Third graders enjoyed their Christmas break and came back ready for a new year! We are now in our second semester with so much progress easily recognizable. Mastering multiplication...
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01/26/2014
TOP: The exterior of our elementary building is complete. Now we can get to work on the inside. Thanks to all who have contributed time, materials and money to clean and repair Bethel’s elementary...
01/25/2014
Honor roll Bethel Christian School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. President’s List — 4.0 GPA Kindergarten: Marlee...
01/25/2014
Ron Deal, a First Vice President-Investment Officer with the Ruston branch of Wells Fargo Advisors, has earned the certification of Certified Financial Planner™ professional (CFP®) as authorized by...
01/25/2014
Since publishing the proposed 2014-2015 deer-hunting seasons last week, several hunters said they were wondering what they could do to change the lengthy list of bucks-only and either-sex periods in...
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01/24/2014
Two weeks after a fire broke out at the Drew Apartment Complex on Henderson Street, all of its residents have become displaced. Word came from the Office of State Fire Marshal on Thursday that...