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Earnest Miles III remembers accidently dropping and breaking a television remote from his top bunk bed when he was 6-years-old. “I thought, ‘My dad is going to be so angry when he sees this,” said Miles, who is now 28. Miles frantically began to put the pieces back together one-by-one, aligning the number pad on the base, putting the wires back in place and eventually screwing everything back. “It was a lot easier than I thought it would be,” he said. “From then on I just liked building stuff. I loved technology.” Little did Miles know at the time that rebuilding a broken remote would start a...

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05/03/2017
Schools Superintendent Mike Milstead received a $10,000 salary increase and three and a half year contract renewal effective July 1 at the Lincoln Parish School Board meeting Tuesday. The unanimous...
05/03/2017
Thirteen Lincoln Parish at-risk middle schoolers graduated from Teach One to Lead One’s inaugural progam on Tuesday. Teach One to Lead One took these students through a 14-week schedule teaching...
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05/03/2017
Kent Hogan, left, stirs a pot of gumbo at a recent gather of the D’Arbonne Cookers at Lake D’Arbonne State Park. More 200 groups preparing food are expected at the park May 4-6 for the Louisiana...
05/02/2017
The Simsboro Town Council tabled a resolution that would abolish the night policeman position Monday night. Simsboro Mayor Sybil Smalling-Foster said abolishing the position would save money, and is...
05/02/2017
FARMERVILLE — A Farmerville police officer has been arrested and accused of trying to run his estranged wife’s car off the road and then resisting arrest when two Union Parish sheriff’s deputies...
05/02/2017
It took Ruston’s Board of Aldermen less than 15 minutes Monday night to buy four pieces of property for the city’s new sports complex, agree to overlay a short strip of a parish road that’s inside...
05/01/2017
Ruston residents will have the opportunity to ask questions of local law enforcement leaders Thursday during a concerned citizens’ forum sponsored by city Alderwoman Angela Mayfield. The event begins...
05/01/2017
He was Dr. Craig Wesleyon “Days of Our Lives” and a prominent actor on Broadway, and now local residents can see Kevin Spirtas singing Broadway greats live at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish...
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05/01/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board Executive Committee on Tuesday will consideration recommending a renewal of schools Superintendent Mike Milstead’s contract for three and a half years and increasing...
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04/29/2017
About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an...