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02/23/2018 - 11:43am
School was back in session today and all but one Lincoln Parish roads are back open after a low-pressure system dumped about 6 inches of rain on the parish Wednesday. The possibility of severe weather that could bring several more inches of rain along with damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes...
02/23/2018 - 11:44am
The Rotary Club of Ruston celebrated 75 years of service to the community Thursday evening with fellowship, food, a salute to former club presidents and a quick trip down memory lane. “It helps you have respect for many people,” Ruston resident Lundy Cavender, the group’s leader in 1964-65, said...
02/23/2018 - 11:45am
Lincoln Parish school officials will continue to meet into next week to ensure the district remains clear about crisis plans and what those plans cover. The crisis plan meetings are part of a district wide effort to best enforce or upgrade crisis plans at each individual public school in Lincoln...
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02/22/2018 - 11:59am
What on Tuesday was forecast to be a minor rain event that would only hit Lincoln Parish on the fringe, turned major Wednesday night when steady, hard rain plunged close to 30 parish roads underwater. The flooding forced closure of Lincoln Parish public schools. Though Cedar Creek School in Ruston...
02/22/2018 - 12:02pm
Members of the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control unanimously voted Wednesday to set April 10 as a “Fine Free Day.” “We have not had a ‘Fine Free Day’ in a long time,” Vivian McCain, library director, said. “I would like to ask you all if we could have ... that day as a celebration of National...

Announcements

James and Brenda Patrick, of Downsville, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Nicole Patrick, of Downsville, to Matthew Wade Arrant, of West Monroe. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Farris Frost, of West Monroe, and the late Marvin Frost; and...
Mary Glenn Lyons and Thomas Edward Marsden were married in a 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 ceremony at University United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. The wedding was officiated by the Reverend Fred Wideman. Mary Glenn is the daughter of Pat and Beth Lyons of Baton Rouge, formerly of Ruston. She is the...

Sports

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Louisiana Tech travels to Alabama as the Lady Techsters face league-leader Alabama-Birmingham at Bartow Arena at 2 p.m....

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Jesse Anderson (shooting ball) led the eighth-eeded Lady Panthers with 10 points Thursday night as Lincoln Preparatory School fell 65-32 to top-...

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Anna Larr Roberson’s (44) 23-point performance wasn’t enough Thursday night as the Lady Cougars fell 65-51 to Southern Lab in Div. IV action of...

Editorials

Buying local makes a much bigger impact on our community than spending at a big box, corporation retailers, and the statistics prove it. When someone spends $100 at a local...
Maybe it’s a tad ironic, but this is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Louisiana. Lightning is supposed to be today’s focus in the safety campaign designed to help residents...