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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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05/27/2014
Angela Manning walks across the cool, damp dirt in the livestock stalls at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. In four days, sounds of pounding horse hooves and cheering spectators will fill the...
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05/26/2014
In observance of Memorial Day, Forest Lawn Cemetery is hosting their annual “Field of Flags” display, which began at 8 a.m. and will close at 5 p.m. today. This event features 80 original veteran’s...
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05/26/2014
As the school year wraps up and students leave for summer, the preparation for a new athletic facility is under way. As students and local residents might have seen from the construction equipment at...
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05/26/2014
Virginia Gibbs, of Monroe, pauses at the waterfall in the new pavilion and memorial garden located at Camp Alabama in Choudrant, and named after her late grandson, Larkin Gibbs. Dedication ceremonies...
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05/24/2014
It was only fitting that Saturday was one of the biggest days in the lives of 957 new Louisiana Tech University graduates. That’s because Tech’s 308th Commencement Exercises featured its largest...
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05/24/2014
The president of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce says she disagrees with parish residents who think the business organization’s gun, knife and coin show harms the local economy. In fact, the...
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05/24/2014
State Sen. Rick Gallot has repaid his campaign more than $3,000 in expenses incurred for a 2012 trade mission to Panama. Gallot, D-Ruston, was one of five legislators singled out by several New...
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05/24/2014
With the help of Goodwill Lunching and Louisiana Tech University Kinesiology, Ruston Elementary School was recently home to the first Lincoln Parish “Service Station.” As the RES students rotated...
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05/24/2014
Sophia Parkman, a fourth grade student at A. E. Philips Elementary School, won first place in the Dairy Poster contest in 4-H. Her poster was titled “From the Farm to The Field, Dairy Will Get You...
05/24/2014
“A” Honor Roll First grade: Khidan Brantley, Anabel Dison, A’eja Franklin, Aaliyah Goodwin, Dillon Kitchens, Kayla Mitchell, Hayden Poole, Hayden Rabo, Jatavion Sears, Mariah Sims and Brayden...