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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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05/15/2014
• Cedar Creek recently inducted its newest members into its National Junior Honor Society recently. More than just an honor roll, NJHS recognizes outstanding middle level students. They also serve to...
05/15/2014
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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...