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Some 200 stories in the Concordia Sentinel about the 1964 death of African American Frank Morris in Ferriday earned Stanley Nelson a Pulitzer Prize finalist nomination in 2011 for Local Reporting. Nelson’s 10-year obsession with this story began with a 2007 FBI news release on the agency’s reopening of unsolved murder cases during the civil rights era of the 1960s. The details of his in-depth investigation into Morris’ and others’ deaths is told in his recently released book by the Louisiana State University Press, “Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the 1960s.” He brings...

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05/14/2014
There were many items discussed during committee meetings and the regular session held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday. The Public Property and Buildings Committee met first at 5:45 p.m. to...
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05/14/2014
According to the Ruston Fire Department an 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 20 at approximately 1:35 a.m. today. Eric Brazzel, RFD public education officer, said RFD/EMS responded with one...
05/14/2014
The Louisiana House is expected to debate a bill on Thursday that, if approved, could be the next step in a long-talked about project of piping water from Lake D’Arbonne to Ruston and Farmerville as...
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05/13/2014
Memorial Day is approaching and president of Pafford Emergency Medical Services Greg Pafford understands the importance of honoring United States veterans, which is why, two weeks ago, he set up a...
05/13/2014
Residents in Lincoln Parish may need to check their voting precincts in the coming weeks as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will be reestablishing the precincts for each election district and...
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05/13/2014
The Village of Choudrant will be filled with little bikes hoping to raise funds for little tykes on Saturday morning. Reviving a concept from their youth, brother and sister Josh Sanderson and Katie...
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05/13/2014
Cub Scouts from Ruston’s Pack 59 recently held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the tree houses located at Camp T.L. James.  The Blue and Gold Banquet is the end-of-year graduation ceremony for...
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05/12/2014
Jim Colon had never visited Grambling State University until Thursday. On Friday, he received an honorary doctorate from GSU. During a whirlwind day, Colon met a host of university officials but he...
05/12/2014
One orchestra, three choirs and four soloists will combine to perform a signature event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Louisiana Tech University’s School of Performing Arts. The Louisiana Tech...
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05/12/2014
Second Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Ben Bleich announced recently that he is officially entering the race for District Judge for the 2nd Judicial District, Division “A” in Claiborne...