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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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04/15/2013
A 53-year-old Ruston man was arrested following a suspected altercation in Simsboro involving a machete on Sunday evening. According to reports, Jacob Salinas-Solazono, of 613 Belton Road, was...
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04/15/2013
“These people are somebody’s father, mother, brother or sister,” Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secratery Sherri LeBas said. “Would you want them put in harm’s way?” That was...
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04/15/2013
Parking places were nearly impossible to find on portions of the Louisiana Tech University last Wednesday morning as school buses brought more than 800 high school students and teachers from North...
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04/15/2013
After being dispatched to the Graham Shopping Center in reference to an individual being struck by a vehicle, officers with the Ruston Police Department arrested 45-year-old Zedie Lorenzo Jones for...
04/15/2013
At 11:10 p.m. Saturday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department, directed by Chief Dennis Ford, was requested to respond to a structure fire at 8017 Hico Street in Dubach. Engine 1 out of Vienna was the...
04/13/2013
State Fire Marshal Investigators worked the scene of a fatal fire that occurred Friday morning in the city of Farmerville, claiming the life of one of the home’s occupants. Farmerville firefighters...
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04/13/2013
Country music star and Louisiana Tech University alumnus Kix Brooks packed the house at the small stage at Rabb’s Friday night as he played a concert in conjunction with the Kix Brooks/Terry Bradshaw...
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04/13/2013
Education has changed a lot in recent years, and those changes can make it difficult for some schools to keep up. Lincoln Parish Schools Superintendent Danny Bell said that for several years, Dubach...
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04/13/2013
The past year has been a whirlwind for those involved with 4 Paws Rescue Inc. In May of last year, the organization was still seeking land to build a shelter, which they had been doing for...
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04/13/2013
Since starting their Lives Lost to Alcohol display in 2006, the North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention have had someone associated with safety and drinking driving serve as guest speaker. Last...