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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for reviving the Neighborhood Watch program. “We’re just trying to get our community back together,” division Commander Major Kirk Taylor told about a dozen people gathered at the parish public safety complex. Revitalizing Neighborhood Watch is part of Sheriff Mike Stone’s pledge that his department becomes more involved in the community. Deputies said the program, patterned...

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07/21/2013
Is it true that an elephant never forgets? We may not know the answer to that one, but one thing we do know is the children’s author and Louisiana Tech graduate Mary Helen Blanchard has never...
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...