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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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07/21/2013
ARCADIA— A former Bienville sheriff’s dispatcher pleaded guilty last week to theft by means of fraudulent conduct, practices or representation. Erin Elizabeth Bradley, 28, of Saline, made the plea,...
07/21/2013
Area residents of all ages have had the opportunity to read and learn about various cultures during the Lincoln Parish Library’s summer programs. The theme this summer as been “Dig into Reading,” and...
07/19/2013
A Lincoln Parish man is dead after a single engine airplane crashed in rural Morehouse Parish near Oak Ridge Thursday morning. Morehouse Chief Deputy Brian Shoemaker identified the two men who died...
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07/19/2013
Area children will get the chance to learn about hitting, pitching, catching and winning the game of life on July 27 as College Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Wilbert Ellis conducts his annual clinic at...
07/19/2013
The Town of Dubach had two important items of business to address during their monthly meeting on Monday. First, council members voted to OK setting the property tax millage rate at 7.110 mills, the...
07/19/2013
At the Vienna Station of Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1, the Board of Commissioners of Lincoln Parish met in session Tuesday, where they discussed several matters that would determine the...
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07/18/2013
Visitors to the new Ruston High School agricultural sciences building might have noticed a bit of a mess with tiny parts of engines all over the place. Last week, 17 teachers — some from as far away...
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07/18/2013
Two trucks collided on Louisiana Highway 33 at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday in front of Rustiques Architectural Antiques. Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was on scene to help direct traffic, but...
07/18/2013
The Ruston City Council selected its auditors for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 20, 2013, and also passed a resolution regarded the Louisiana Community Block Grant (LCDBG) Program during its...
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07/17/2013
New Louisiana Tech University Athletics Director Thomas H. “Tommy” McClelland II said his age will not be a hindrance during a press conference announcing his appointment Tuesday in the Jarrell Room...