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The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the state Department of Education. Choudrant, Ruston and Simsboro High Schools combined to make a composite score of 20.9, the parish’s highest ranking since all Louisiana students were granted access to take the test since 2012-13. The ACT college readiness assessment is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions produced by ACT, a nonprofit of the same name. Schools...

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07/28/2014
While some people can’t get enough of Shakespeare or Jane Austen, others might have wondered what would happen if the authors mixed a little science fiction or fantasy into those critically acclaimed...
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07/26/2014
Newly appointed District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones has signed the paperwork making her an official member of Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. Jones was named to the seat July 14 to serve the unexpired...
07/26/2014
Sixty-three local, district and statewide positions are up for re-election this fall, but how many of those will actually appear on the Nov. 4 primary ballot depends on outcome of next month’s...
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07/26/2014
North Louisiana has long been known for producing world-class athletes. Lincoln Parish has always produced its fair share and is leading the way this year as five of six new inductees to Ark-La-Tex...
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07/26/2014
Ruston Assistant Fire Chief Schuyler League is the city’s new interim fire chief. League was appointed to the post by Mayor Dan Hollingsworth, and succeeds Chief James Austin who retired July 22. “I...
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07/26/2014
A Grambling man convicted of carnal knowledge of a juvenile has been arrested on three new charges including violating his probation. Cameron Gerard Bowden, 26, of 204 RWE Jones, also faces charges...
07/26/2014
Here’s a brief look at the duties of the offices up for re-election this fall: • U.S. Senator: Louisiana has two United States senators, both elected statewide and both of which represent the entire...
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07/26/2014
Earlier this year, Business After Hours, hosted by Hampton Inn. Those who were unable to attend should stop by and say hello to Ronnie Rawls, Brandon Sutherland and the staff. Brandon Sutherland (...
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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Scott’s Catfish Express. Customers can dine-in, carry-out or drive-thru. The business is located in the old Papa Joe’s...
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07/26/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for member, Kim Dupree, the newest State Farm agent in Ruston. The office is located at 1001 North Trenton St., Ruston, 255-6301.