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Retiring 3rd Judicial District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard said she will take the time to figure out what her plans are now that she will be stepping down in early 2018. “I will still have a presence in the community, but it is time to spend some time with my family — my children and grandchildren,” she said. “As a judge, you always have to be prepared to be in the area to sign search warrants or emergency custody proceedings. Your presence is always here. I’m still healthy and active and get to do what I want to do. I want to give myself some time to think about what I want to do.” Woodard...

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09/22/2017
A Cedar Creek School senior was the sole Lincoln Parish student to be named one of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship program. Carlie Toliver, 17, will...
09/22/2017
Grambling State University police are investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday night at Attucks Hall on the university campus. GSU’s communications director Will Sutton said this morning that...
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09/21/2017
FARMERVILLE — An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone, of Ruston, that is asking 3rd District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to...
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09/21/2017
A total of 300 Lincoln Parish public elementary school students will receive food to take home each weekend during the school year, thanks to a backpack program undertaken by a group of local...
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09/21/2017
Louisiana Tech University has reached a record enrollment of 12,873 students. The number represents a 17 percent increase in the student body since the fall quarter of 2013, according to official...
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09/20/2017
A local man will soon have the chance to win $50,000. Matthew Ramsaur, a local filmmaker, has been selected as a finalist in the film portion of Prize Fest in Shreveport. Prize Fest is a street...
09/20/2017
More than 200 Grambling State University students gathered for a Hurricane Maria prayer vigil hosted by the university’s International Student Organization Tuesday on campus. Seventy GSU students...
09/19/2017
Christian Community Action received 11,131 canned food items by the Rotary of Lincoln during its annual Summer Food Drive for 2017 — surpassing its goal by 1,131 cans. The nonprofit organization that...
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09/19/2017
A Ruston man is being held without bond in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with a list of drug infractions as well as several other possible crimes. Joseph Lloyd Battle, Sr., of...
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09/19/2017
More than 140 dogs and 30 cats are now on their way to San Diego, California, as part of the biggest transportation of shelter animals seen in North Louisiana. Two Rescue Express buses left 4 Paws...