Ruston’s Les Singletary voted early today at Glen View Elementary School. Lincoln Parish’s residents hit the polls to cast ballots in elections for Grambling mayor and aldermen, Dubach mayor, a school board spot, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats and state lieutenant governor. Also on the ballot is Lincoln Parish Library tax support renewal and 10 state Constitutional Amendments.
Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.
Comprehensive election results will be in Wednesday’s edition of the Ruston Daily Leader.
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Six contestants from Louisiana Tech University will help make up the field this week as the Miss Louisiana competition will be held today, Thursday and Saturday in the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center.
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University’s most famous name has returned to prominence in the NCAA football record book.
The late Eddie Robinson regained the No. 1 position among college football’s all-time victory leaders for Division I Monday with the NCAA’s harsh sanctions in the Penn State University sex abuse scandal.
Robinson’s 408 career wins over a 57-year period had ranked at the top before last November, when the late Joe Paterno gained victory No. 409 with a 10-7 finale over Illinois at Beaver Stadium.
The burn ban that has been in place for Lincoln Parish for the past several months has been lifted. The Lincoln Parish Fire Department has reportedly been in contact with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the local ban is being lifted in conjunction with the lifting of the state burn ban effective 6 a.m. today.