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Drug-related arrests in Lincoln Parish jumped almost 40 percent from 2015 to 2016, and drug charges increased slightly more than 32 percent over the same time period, figures released Friday by Sheriff Mike Stone show. Total arrests in 2016 were 394 compared to 283 the prior year. Total charges in 2016 were 885 compared to 669 the year before. Stone said the statistics reflect increased activity involving methamphetamine and illegal use of prescription drugs, as well as other drug infractions. “Unfortunately, we’ve had one of the biggest years we’ve ever had. In some cases, that disheartening...

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03/26/2014
Name: Robyn Brown Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: I grew up in Ruston and lived here for 15 years. I left for college and returned eight years ago. So, 23 years in Lincoln Parish overall....
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03/25/2014
Jacob Jenkins, 11, uses a plastic fork to score his clay bowl before adding another coil. Jacob, of Ruston, was a participant in Saturday’s Pinch and Coil children’s workshop sponsored by the North...
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03/25/2014
Although the hot button issue was the approval of allowing the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber to host the annual gun and knife show at the Library Events Center, there was other business handled during the...
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03/25/2014
Name: Leaia Alsup Number of years in Lincoln Parish: 7 years Profession: Co-owner/teacher at LG dance studio Clubs/Organizations/Affiliations: Twin City Ballet Company, Regional Dance America,...
03/25/2014
Louisiana Tech University, in collaboration with the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium (LACDC).  The...
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03/24/2014
Associate Professor Dave Anderson (left) and Assistant Professor Drew McKevitt of Louisiana Tech University’s history department were two of more than 300 runners who participated in the Kappa Delta...
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03/24/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business is proud to announce the induction of James E. Davison and Glen F. Post into its college’s Hall of Fame during the first ever Hall of Fame and Faculty...
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03/24/2014
Judge Eddie White (left) looks on as Molly Trull, of Dubach, shows off her horse Flynn’s Little Butter during the first Cotton Country Open Horse Show of the season held Saturday at the Northeast...
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03/24/2014
A Grambling man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with five offenses stemming from a fight with his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend. Henrie D. White, 24, was arrested Friday by...
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03/24/2014
Name: Judy Copeland Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: 14 years Profession: Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce President Clubs/organizations/professional affiliations: I am a member of the...