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A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A. E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 points over last year, earning the school an overall letter grade of “A” and the highest score of any non-magnet school in the northern region of the state.  School Performance Scores are based on a variety of factors including student achievement...

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10/31/2016
The Louisiana Tech University School of Performing Arts is pulling out all of the stops for their first production of the 2016-2017 season — “Tartuffe,” written by Moliere and directed by Cherrie...
10/31/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board will look into issuing $7 million in general obligation school refunding bonds, which saved taxpayers $258,617 earlier this month. The vote is expected to come during...
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10/30/2016
With two days remaining in the early voting period for the Nov. 8 election, the number of Lincoln Parish voters who’ve cast ballots in person has already exceeded the 2008 in-person tally and is...
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10/30/2016
Dorene Bell was a hairstylist for 20 years, running “House of Styles,” her own beauty salon in Monroe. She regularly saw clients, and uplifted their spirits through her work. More recently, she...
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10/30/2016
The Ruston Fire Department hosted its annual Hot Halloween Happening Saturday at the fire station. Each year the fire department puts on a open house for children to play games, receive candy and...
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10/30/2016
Principal’s List Garner Allen, Juan Arreola, Bethany Colvin, Joshua Daulton, Carolina Hedgepeth, Adriana Moffett, Jayla Monroe, Lexi Revels, Scarlett Revels, Perri Salter, Janiya Thompson and Sage...
10/28/2016
“Are zombies real? But most importantly, do they dance?” These are the questions that Kris Patrick, teen coordinator at the Lincoln Parish Library, has invited local teens to answer by attending the...
10/28/2016
Taxpayers saved $258,617 after the Louisiana Bond Commission approved $7 million in general obligation school refunding bonds for the Lincoln Parish School Board earlier this month. The school board...
10/28/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library Control Board approved its 2016 proposed amended budget as well as their 2017 proposed budget during their regular meeting Wednesday. In the 2016 proposed amended budget,...
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10/27/2016
Peggy Alford has truly come full circle. As the owner of Kiddy Palace in Simsboro, Alford said she got her start in the day care business when a close friend called her to ask a favor, more than two...