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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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08/09/2013
Times are changing for Louisiana Tech University, and they’re changing for Tech’s Happening, too. The Happening XXXII will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Monroe Civic Center with a more relaxed...
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08/09/2013
Tuesday evening, the Lincoln Parish Library hosted part two of the Keeping Kids Safe Forum in the Lincoln Community Room. Discussed during the event was information regarding the troubles of...
08/09/2013
Area residents will have a chance Saturday to rid their home of some hazardous materials and recyclables. The City of Ruston and Lincoln Parish’s monthly Materials Collection Day is set from 8:30-11:...
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08/08/2013
At 3:36 p.m. Monday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Fellowship Extension Road in Simsboro. A command vehicle was the first to arrive on scene for the Lincoln...
08/08/2013
Improvements to a sanitary sewer lift station that serves a large portion of southeast Ruston will begin within the next 30 to 60 days. The city’s Board of Aldermen on Monday accepted San-Tech of...
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08/08/2013
Last week, area math teachers finished up a training camp geared toward giving them some fresh ideas for their classes. This is the third year that Lincoln Parish has been able to offer training to...
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08/08/2013
Sherwin Williams in Ruston is the place to go to find do-it-yourself home project supplies. The brand may be known for its paints, but the store carries a variety of stylish home décor products and...
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08/08/2013
With hunting season almost here, Bernice Feed, Seed & Hardware has what it takes to bring in the big ones. Now is the time to get ready for deer season, and Bernice Feed and Seed has deer corn,...
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08/07/2013
Because of the gridlock in Washington, Republic Rep. Rodney Alexander, who is the longest-serving U.S. house member from Louisiana, has decided not to run for re-election. “Rather than producing...
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08/07/2013
A bronze plaque and brick bench sitting in front of the local school system’s central office building now memorializes the 39 years of service that George Mack Sr. devoted to the parish as part of...