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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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01/10/2017
Students Chad Hamlin, 10; Hana Le, 13; high school senior Addison Patton and teachers Karla Smith, Jordan Blachier, Jane Wallace and Corinne Nutt were recognized as students and teachers of the year...
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01/10/2017
Gov. John Bel Edwards has deep ties to law enforcement. Both his father and grandfather served as sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish, a position his brother holds today. Another brother serves as chief of...
01/10/2017
There will be no medical parole for a Grambling man said to be a local drug kingpin and who was sentenced in October to five years at hard labor in a maximum security state corrections facility....
01/10/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday postponed action on a proposed ordinance that would have authorized the city to issue up to $34 million in sales tax increment revenue bonds tagged for...
01/09/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board is expected to vote on a proposed memorandum that will share certain student personally identifiable information with Lincoln Preparatory Academy in Grambling. The...
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01/09/2017
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Louisiana Tech University’s Theatre Department will raise the curtain on “Love … and Murder,” a mash up of several of Broadway’s most beloved musicals and a famous...
01/09/2017
Members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will elect new officers — president and vice-president — when they meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Once the officers have been...
01/08/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Monday on a proposed ordinance that’s the next step in the city’s pursuit of state approval to issue up to $34 million in bonds for local transportation...
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01/08/2017
The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2016 recipient of the Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award is Joshua Mitchell, owner of Jodami Design and creator of...
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01/08/2017
RJHS 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year