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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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06/24/2013
Car enthusiasts and general observers had the opportunity to appreciate a host of classic cars and trucks Saturday in downtown Ruston during the weekend’s festivities. Hosted by the Ruston Antique...
06/22/2013
Revelers packed the streets of Ruston hoping to catch some candy and a few souvenirs as the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival Parade rolled down Alabama Avenue and through downtown Ruston on Saturday...
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06/22/2013
As the 2013 Peach festival came to an end, a new Princess Peach was crowned. The 63rd Princess Peach Georgia Dugdale, 4, is the daughter of Bart and Joanna Dugdale. Dugdale said she wanted to compete...
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06/22/2013
For more than five years area youngsters have came together to compete in the Diaper Derby as part of the Louisiana Peach Festival. Faye Barnes, co-owner of Barnes Portraiture, said this year’s...
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06/22/2013
It’s no secret that water conservation and the future of supply levels are a concern here in Lincoln Parish. But many people don’t realize how widespread the problem is and how many people are...
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06/22/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held June 13 for Beyond Nice, located at 1102 S. Vienna St. The event was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
06/22/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s Prayer Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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06/21/2013
Young ladies entered into the 63rd Dixie Gem Peach Pageant are gearing up to take the stage with the hope of bringing home the crown. Joe Price, pageant director, said the theme for this year’s...
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06/21/2013
A Farmerville man was arrested at 6:57 p.m. June 19 following an incident involving his estranged wife. According to reports, a deputy with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in...
06/21/2013
It will be “Family Pirate Day!” at 2 p.m. June 28 at the Lincoln Parish Library. Entertainment will be provided for children and adults by the LPL Summer Reading Program tween participants as they...