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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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01/02/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Choudrant is set to meet at 7 p.m. Monday for their monthly meeting. On the agenda for the aldermen to discuss are a few general items as well as the review...
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01/02/2014
The construction of the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex is moving along as scheduled in the new year. Located off Road Camp Road, the facility has been funded through monies from the state and...
01/02/2014
Area residents have until Jan. 24 to submit nominations for the Ruston Rotary Club’s annual Bill Best Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a Lincoln Parish resident for outstanding contributions...
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01/02/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will host Kathy Wyatt on Jan. 10 as part of their upcoming Business Buffet series. Ivana Flowers, communication and special events coordinator for the chamber,...
01/01/2014
Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish has been awarded Low Income Home Energy Assistance funds to help families with burden of high utility costs. H.E.L.P. will begin scheduling appointments and...
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01/01/2014
One thing Lincoln Parish is familiar with is helping those in need. A Lincoln Parish resident, Terry King, decided to help one man who is taking three months out of his life for a Pretty Big Run...
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01/01/2014
Local residents and community leaders have resolved to make 2014 a better year. Chief Donnie L. Watson of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is focused on his job for the new year. “(I resolve)...
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01/01/2014
The desire to make the holidays perfect unfortunately results in some people overextending themselves financially. For some, this is just one more stone in their mountain of debt. Many people will...
01/01/2014
Advance tickets to Ag Expo 2014 will save adults $2 each. General admission at the door for Ag Expo will be $7 for adults; advance tickets are $5 each. Children under 6 are admitted free. Advance...
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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...