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Cedar Creek School junior Anna Katherine Tollett, 16, has been named one of Louisiana’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She is one of only two recognized in the state. Zach Morgan of Denham Springs was also selected to be honored. As a state honoree, Anna will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in May, where she will join the other top honorees from each of the other states for four days of national...

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02/10/2017
Investigation is continuing today into a Thursday morning fire that destroyed one residence, damaged a second and claimed the life of a pet dog. Ruston firefighters responded to 814 West Mississippi...
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02/09/2017
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s winter commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Thomas Assembly Center. Walker has been involved in...
02/09/2017
Ruston officials now know exactly which city streets need the most repairs, where traffic counts are the highest and on what roads motorists get the smoothest ride. Those are just some of the results...
02/08/2017
The 2017-18 school year is set. The Lincoln Parish School Board approved the 2017-18 calendar year during their regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center...
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02/08/2017
Representatives of local and parish governments, along with public education and the business community, will be front and center Monday night at the second annual Lincoln Parish United town hall...
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02/07/2017
Thomas Patton, left, shakes hands with Choudrant Mayor Bill Sanderson, right, after being sworn in Monday as an alderman for the Village of Choudrant. Patton replaces Brandon Williams who resigned.
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02/07/2017
When life gets a little too quiet in Louisiana, it is time for a little Zydeco music. The Lincoln Parish Library invites residents to join them as they host Sean Ardoin and his band Zydekool at 6 p.m...
02/07/2017
For the first time since 1993, a new trail is coming to a local park and the city is looking for volunteers to help get the site ready. An approximately 1.5-mile multi-use trail for bicyclists,...
02/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has agreed to spend slightly more than $1 million to complete the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex to be built off U.S. 167 South...
02/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will review a proposed calendar for the 2017-18 school year during the regularly scheduled board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood...