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Lincoln Parish students will not presently be impacted by the Board of Regents recent decision on how high school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment courses. Lincoln Parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said in an email statement that the local school district’s dual enrollment classes are taught through Louisiana Tech University, which already has higher standards than those the Board of Regents want to implement. “Tech approves all of our teachers who presently teach dual courses,” he said. “Those Lincoln Parish teachers meet Tech’s criterion for teaching dual...

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11/05/2014
SIMSBORO — The Village of Simsboro will welcome a new mayor in January. Sybil Smalling-Foster was elected by a margin of 15 percent, or 43 votes, over incumbent Mayor Willie Hendricks. Hendricks was...
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11/05/2014
Two incumbent Ruston aldermen are out, another re-elected and a fourth in a runoff as a result of Tuesday’s primary election balloting. District 1 incumbent Glenda Howard and District 2 incumbent...
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11/05/2014
Out of three opposed incumbents of the school board only one remained in office after last night’s elections. In District 3 Curtis Dowling beat out opponent Mary Boden Harris with a 68.02 percent...
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11/04/2014
Link to view and download sample ballots is below: http://issuu.com/rustonleader/docs/7-10b-101914_ballots/0 ********** Key: Each voting area is labeled by its ward , district and precinct denoting...
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11/04/2014
Margaret Hall exercised her right to vote today at Glen View Elementary School. She was assisted by Billy Belding. Voting continues through 8 p.m. today. Voters will be asked to vote on a long list...
11/04/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has taken the first step toward installation of pedestrian crosswalks at three downtown railroad crossings.
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11/04/2014
Walking up to Willie Sumlin’s shed is like walking into a political porthole. Signs of Louisiana candidacies from long ago line the walls — Democratic, Republican, black, white — they can all be seen...
11/04/2014
The Choudrant Town Council held its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night to discuss financial, police and fire reports, among other items. The Choudrant Fire Department recently implemented...
11/03/2014
Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a long list of local, regional and statewide officials, plus help decide the fate of 14 proposed state constitutional amendments. Polls are...
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11/03/2014
After many years of dabbling in the real estate business, JPS Realty owners Tami Alexander and Jason Bullock decided it was finally time to open their own shop in the area. “We’ve been friends for 20...