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An assistant district attorney from Ruston who prosecutes felony cases in Union Parish is mentioned as one of the top candidates to serve as the next United States attorney for the Western District of Louisiana. Kyle Green, who works for 3rd District Attorney John Belton, has been mentioned as one of three candidates to replace Stephanie Finley, who stepped down from the post on March 10. The Western District covers 42 of the state’s 64 parishes. It includes Lafayette — where the office is based — as well as Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. After being in Washington when...

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03/09/2017
A number of universities sought to recruit Ellen Smiley as an undergraduate student. Her parents encouraged her to attend Grambling State University; both her parents and her sister are alumni. Now...
03/09/2017
Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesday unanimously approved rewriting the state’s 20-year-old science standards, the third oldest science standards in the country. The...
03/09/2017
A nationally known library design consultant met with Grambling State University president Rick Gallot; faculty, staff and student representatives and Louisiana Board of Regents and University of...
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03/09/2017
Top photo: Mayor Ronny Walker recently spoke to promote I.A. Lewis’ student council’s Agents for Change Recycling for Life program with I.A. Lewis students Jordan Jones, Rosetta Shultz, Taryn...
03/08/2017
The Lincoln Parish school district faces a $5.4 million state Minimum Foundation Program reduction for the 2017-18 fiscal year said George Murphy, business manager, during the Lincoln Parish School...
03/08/2017
Government and community leaders from throughout Lincoln Parish will rally against litter Friday as part of the statewide Keep Louisiana Beautiful Leaders Against Litter campaign. The local event...
03/08/2017
“One year ago today it showed up that night and gave us what we didn’t want. But we dealt with it.” That’s how Kip Franklin, Lincoln Parish director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness,...
03/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has given unanimous approval to a pair of projects that supporters say will breathe new life into the city’s south side. Aldermen on Monday approved a partnership with the...
03/06/2017
Policy revisions and one addition to the policy manual will be the focus of the Lincoln Parish School Board meeting. The board will review revisions on items relating to admissions, ethics and rules...
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03/06/2017
Health care professionals, educators and executives from around the region will join state officials and economic development leaders for the inaugural North Louisiana Health Analytics Conference,...