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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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09/26/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announced the recipients of the September Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilly, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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09/26/2013
AP Scholars Eight Cedar Creek School students received College Board AP® Scholar recognition based on their outstanding performance on the 2013 Advanced Placement® Exams. Catherine Hild and Morgan...
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09/25/2013
United Way of Northeast Louisiana kicked off its annual campaign last week at the West Monroe Convention Center. Special guest speaker, Korie Robertson of Duck Dynasty, delivered an inspiring...
09/25/2013
Around Ruston, residents are big on giving back to the community, and now The Arbor and Terrace of Ruston is doing just that. At 6 p.m. Thursday, they will play host to the second annual Savor Every...
09/25/2013
Lincoln Parish Assessor Sheila Bordelon announced today that the assessor’s online real and personal property search has transitioned to a new upgraded user interface. Bordelon said the office has...
09/25/2013
Grambling State University Theatre held opening night performances Tuesday for “The Amen Corner.” Written by James Baldwin, the play will be performed through Friday at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre,...
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09/25/2013
Gun, knife and outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to stock up for the fall hunting and recreation season at the Ruston Gun, Knife and Coin Show, set for Oct. 5-6 at the Ruston Civic Center. The...
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09/24/2013
On Monday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office embarked on a chase of two men, which lead to one suspect hiding in a bathroom cabinet. At approximately 12:05 p.m. Monday, a resident on Louisiana...
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09/24/2013
A big piece of history in the Louisiana Tech University quadrangle was lost over the weekend as this huge oak tree split with a bulk of the branches coming to the ground.
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09/24/2013
Many lives were affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, luckily one local lady says she listened to the Lord when he spoke to her and left New Orleans only a few days before the storm hit. “I was...