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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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10/10/2013
SIMSBORO — The Simsboro Town Council passed a motion to allow a building permit and targeted areas to include on a Louisiana Community Development Block Grant program application during Monday’s...
10/10/2013
The North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Advisory Board met last week to discuss the year with multiple community members in attendance. Robert Grafton began the meeting by acknowledging the...
10/10/2013
Local animal rescue organization 4Paws is holding their Inaugural Fall Fest Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at their location 290 Rodeo Road. Inviting all people of all ages. The...
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10/10/2013
Bethel Christian School met at the flagpole on September 25th for “See You at the Pole.”
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10/10/2013
Third grade news Big things are happening in third grade. We’ve successfully completed the first reading unit. We learned a great deal about finding the main idea in fiction stories that we read,...
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10/09/2013
Lincoln Parish residents can rest at ease knowing the parish’s police and fire departments are prepared to work together in case of crisis or homeland security threat. On Wednesday and Thursday...
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10/09/2013
Operation Summer Heat adds eighth arrests to the more than 100 arrests that have been made this summer. At 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics...
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10/09/2013
Fifth-graders from Bienville and Union parishes were soaked with water conservation knowledge at Lincoln Parish Park on Friday. For three years the Louisiana Sparta Groundwater Commission has held...
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10/09/2013
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will host Jazzland, a tribute to Louisiana’s jazz legends, Nov. 1. The event will help raise funds for the club and tickets are currently on sale...
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10/08/2013
Ann Marie Roberts picks up a can of green beans and methodically puts it in a brown paper grocery bag. “I tend to stick with things I get involved in,” she said. Roberts, of Ruston, got involved...