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Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that will expire in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Money received from the millages goes toward general school funds that include pay, some of the construction and technology, among other things, said George Murphy, Lincoln Parish School Board business manager. “This helps fund most of our general funds,”...

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03/07/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday night and tabled the approval of the AT&T contract. Mayor Ed Jones said the contract was not received in time for board members to...
03/07/2014
The community is looking for new vendors for the Ruston Farmers Market. An annual preseason vendor’s meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. March 15 in the community meeting room of the Lincoln Parish...
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03/07/2014
Cedar Creek’s eighth grade and fifth grade Students of the Year were named district winners recently advance to the regional level of competition in Baton Rouge this month. Carlie Toliver, right,...
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03/07/2014
For the past six years residents have came together by crawling and toddling to show their support for the March of Dimes. To date the Diaper Derby, sponsored by the Louisiana Tech University...
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03/06/2014
Thanks to a PIT maneuver by local officials, a law enforcement pursuit, which began in Ouachita Parish, came to a stop near the Ruston Civic Center on Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:22 a.m.,...
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03/06/2014
Ruston Fire Department was called to Skokie Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for smoke showing from a duplex apartment. Firefighters arrived to find Ruston Police Department officers on scene....
03/06/2014
Residents of Lincoln Parish, it’s time to have some fun and bonding time with man’s best friend. Ruston Parks and Recreation will host their eighth annual Furry Fun Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the...
03/06/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lincoln is now in its 27th year and has graduated more than 400 Ruston-Lincoln individuals. Each class comes up with a group project that benefits...
03/06/2014
By their next monthly meeting, the Village of Choudrant hopes to have a new fire truck to show off. Mayor Bill Sanderson, who also serves as the Choudrant Fire Chief, told council members during...
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03/06/2014
Mrs. Carter’s Class We are 100 days smarter at Glen View. Mrs. Carter’s class enjoyed celebrating our 100th day of school with many fun activities. We made 100 day trail mix, wore special crowns and...