2005 top five stories
There was also a battle over the designation of the endangered Sparta Aquifer, while hurricanes Katrina and Rita caused just the opposite problem — floods.
As we look back at the year that was 2005, these are our selections as the top five stories that affected the residents of Lincoln Parish.
#5. The success of Southern Living magazine’s Idea House at Squire Creek.
The rest of the nation and state learned what a great place Lincoln Parish could be to live when Southern Living magazine decided to place one of its Idea Houses in Choudrant’s Squire Creek development.