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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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09/06/2013
The City of Grambling Board of Aldermen met in regular session to discuss the approval of temporarily reducing the salary of city employees, among other business. Mayor Edward Jones said the...
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09/06/2013
The Ruston High School Cheerleaders performed at a “Beat Neville” Bonfire and Pep Rally Thursday night in front of RHS. Ruston and Neville will renew the state’s oldest high-school football rivalry...
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09/06/2013
The 25th annual Louisiana Dubach Chicken Festival pageant will take the stage on Sept. 21. “This year’s queens will reign over the 25th anniversary of the Louisiana Dubach Chicken Festival,” Danielle...
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09/06/2013
For years Ruston residents and Louisiana Tech University alumni have joined together a few times a year to celebrate nothing other than Tech football. “Tailgating is a major part of the gameday...
09/05/2013
Despite being pinged by state auditors for budgeting a deficit for the fourth consecutive year, Business Manager George Murphy said the Lincoln Parish School Board is still in a good financial state...
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09/05/2013
Louisiana Tech's newest Bulldogs ended Wednesday night's Freshman Convocation by tossing the Tech Medallions they received into the Lady of the Mist fountain. Students will get the medallions back...
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09/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office made three arrests at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday at 1312 Fairfield Street. LPNET, along with LPSO, served a search warrant of the residence 2001 W. Alabama Ave. Lot 11A...
09/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 has issued an emergency order banning all open-air outdoor burning effective immediately. This burn ban coincides with Lincoln Parish Police Jury...
09/05/2013
Emergency preparedness officials say they’re ready to handle evacuees that the next hurricane to hit Louisiana may send northward. Representatives of local and state agencies, law enforcement,...
09/05/2013
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind hunters that the 2013-14 dove hunting season starts on Saturday in both the north and south zones. The LDWF is issuing...