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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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08/19/2013
RUSTON (AP) — Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science has received an anonymous pledge of $500,000 in support of the Campaign for a New Integrated Engineering and Science Building,...
08/17/2013
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...
08/17/2013
Drunk driving continues to exact an epidemic toll on this nation and our region. Every year nearly one-third of all motor vehicle traffic deaths involve drunk drivers or motorcycle operators. In 2011...
08/17/2013
Currently, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury anticipates a $175,000 deficit in the solid waste fund due to the expense of taking care of the 77 dumpsters placed around the parish. Solid Waste Committee...
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08/17/2013
A Grambling State University graduate with deep higher education academic experience and certifications has been chosen as the new principal of Grambling Middle School and Grambling High School.
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08/17/2013
Local soldiers of the 844th Engineer Company, 527th Engineer Battalion left Ruston Friday on the first leg of their journey to Kuwait for a 365-day deployment. The official send-off will be held at...
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08/17/2013
Louisiana Tech’s summer quarter commencement exercises were held Thursday, with diplomas awarded to 281 graduates. Commencement marked the close of summer quarter activities at the university, with...
08/17/2013
Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its summer quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists. Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the...
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08/17/2013
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08/17/2013
First National Bank donated two new iPads to Hillcrest Elementary as a part of the Adopt-a-School program. Pictured left to right are Taylor Burt (FNB), Patrice Hilton (Principal), Samantha Lantrip...