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The Lincoln Parish School Board soon may see an end to a decades old desegregation case. Information about the case could possibly reach the media within the next few weeks, parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said Tuesday. Milstead’s comments came after the school board spent 30 minutes in executive session discussing the information. “We’re excited to be closing this out soon,” Milstead said. The parish school system has been under court orders since the 1960s when schools were order to desegregate. A Department of Justice Report in 2011 stated the Ruston district elementary...

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10/25/2013
At approximately 6:45 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a house fire north of Grambling on Nathan Loop. Kevin Reynolds, captain with LPFD, said there were no injuries as...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Ruston Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft...
10/25/2013
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday The Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a winter coat giveaway at the Ruston Housing Authority Community Center, located at 901 Martin Luther King Drive....
10/25/2013
At approximately 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Ruston Police Department and Ruston Emergency Medical Services responded to a call regarding a vehicle crashing into Lewis’ Boutique. The driver reportedly had a...
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10/25/2013
Two teams looking to turn around their seasons clash in Miami at 5 p.m. Saturday as Louisiana Tech takes on Florida International in Conference USA play. Tech enters the contest at 2-5 overall and 1-...
10/24/2013
The football team may be back out on the field for Grambling State University, but repercussions from the recent protest and boycott that resulted in forfeiting a game to Jackson State University are...
10/24/2013
The Dixie Center for the Arts will play host to modern-day Renaissance man Bobby Bridger at 7 p.m. tonight. Bridger’s artwork has been on display in the lobby of the Dixie. John Emory, president of...
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10/24/2013
This month, the Louisiana Military Museum put an 1895 Colt Browning Machine Gun, used in the Spanish-American War, on display. Ernest Stevens, director for the Louisiana Military Museum, said the “...
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10/24/2013
Since 1945 Louisiana Tech University has housed many different artifacts from various points in history. From artwork and woodwork done by the prisoners at Camp Ruston to first editions of major...
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10/24/2013
FBLA Ruston Junior High School (RJHS) entered its third year of its Future Business Leaders of America organization with a membership of 19 students. Serving as officers this year are: President...