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The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm is on the detention center’s capital projects wish list for the coming year. But how soon the work might start and exactly what it would cost are unknown, Tuten told the detention center commission. “We’re at the very preliminary stages of it,” he said. The 241-bed jail is full and another 28 inmates are housed at nearby facilities, Tuten said. As many as 45 inmates have been housed elsewhere to...

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10/26/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the October Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
10/26/2013
Simsboro Elementary School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll during the first six-weeks grading period. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Jahkeria Abney, Khidan...
10/26/2013
I.A. Lewis has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by achievement level. All A’s Kathryn...
10/26/2013
Choudrant High has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by grade and achievement level....
10/26/2013
High school students interested in learning about health careers can gain hands-on experience through national award winning AHEC of a Summer program. The program is offered in 21 parishes in North...
10/26/2013
A Ruston Elementary School teacher will be getting more tools to help her students learn math and science concepts thanks to those who donated to her DonorsChoose.org project, including The Horace...
10/26/2013
Local accomplishments Students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts were recognized for their work over the summer months during the annual Summer Recognition Ceremony held Oct. 18...
10/26/2013
Ruston Parks and Recreation is again hosting the iHoops Skills Challenge at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 in the Bobby James Gymnasium, 605 James St. This event is a free basketball skills competition that is a...
10/26/2013
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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10/25/2013
To close out breast cancer awareness month, the Northern Louisiana Medical Center brought in the Pink Heals tour to help raise awareness. Elizabeth Turnley, marketing director for NLMC, said this was...