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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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04/29/2014
Louisiana’s former poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, will visit Louisiana Tech University to speak about and read from his book of poems, “Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie,” recently...
04/29/2014
The Louisiana State Police has recently resumed cadet testing. Men and women interested in becoming a Louisiana State Trooper are encouraged to apply. LSP Troop F Public Information Officer Albert...
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04/29/2014
Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...
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04/29/2014
Devon Energy is once again the title sponsor of the Sparta Foundation’s Sporting Clays Competition. The competition will be held June 7 at the West Monroe Sheriff’s Rifle Range. All proceeds from...
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04/28/2014
Kynan Sternitzky, 11, shares a laugh with Champ, Louisiana Tech University’s mascot, during the Buddy Ball of Ruston spring season-ending festivities Saturday. Buddy Ball will resume in the fall....
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04/28/2014
A Ruston man accused of forcible rape of a 15-year-old girl was taken into custody on Friday. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for the Ruston Police Department, said the original...
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04/28/2014
Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary...
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04/28/2014
About 50 residents of Ruston’s University Hills Neighborhood gathered Saturday at Huckleberry Park to celebrate Earth Day and join in a community picnic. Leading the neighborhood parade were, from...
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04/27/2014
The execution of a search warrant by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team has led to the arrest of four individuals. On Friday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at a residence in the...
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04/27/2014
The second annual Hope for Autism 5k race was held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. More than 400 participants came out to show their support for Autism Spectrum Disorder, which affects 1 in 68...