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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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01/21/2017
The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead...
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01/21/2017
When a community like Lincoln Parish continues to support one local businessman’s ventures, he feels it necessary to give back to the community. Don Robertson, co-owner of Jim Taylor Ford and founder...
01/21/2017
Chastain Wardlaw, returns to Lincoln Parish and has joined Bank of Ruston as Vice President, Business Development. Wardlaw, a Louisiana Tech University graduate with a Masters Degree in Liberal...
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01/21/2017
Honor Roll Second Nine Weeks Principal’s List: First grade: Passion Augustus, Eian Cripps, Hannah Daulton, Brayden Hollins, Avery Magee, Naomi Smith, Jermyia Williams, Joli Williams, Eren Wilson...
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01/20/2017
Ruston businessman Trott Hunt and Sue Martin, co-founder of a local animal rescue agency, were recognized as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Robert E. Russ Award recipient and Ruston Rotary...
01/20/2017
A district judge has denied former parish fire Chief Dennis Ford’s claims that he’s owed comp time and post-retirement health insurance coverage stemming from his 10 years as head of the Lincoln...
01/20/2017
Louisiana’s Bond Commission has unanimously approved Ruston’s request to issue up to $34 million in sales tax incremental revenue bonds for transportation projects in the tax incremental district....
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01/20/2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and putting Republicans in control of the White House for the...
01/19/2017
Jim Taylor Ford of Ruston donated $8,000 to Choudrant High School from their Drive 4 Ur School event held Sept. 20 at Jim Taylor Ford. The money will be used to buy incentives for CHS students and...
01/19/2017
The Christmas decorations are down, and soon there will little plastic hearts all over the parish. “What is the best way to gear up for Valentine’s Day? How about love songs? Naomi Cordill and Jon...