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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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07/19/2014
During the recent Library Board of Control meeting, Library Director Vivian McCain announced news that will benefit patrons. “We will be working with the Louisiana Bar Association along with some...
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07/19/2014
There is the popular adage, “Showing up is half the battle,” or the similar, “90 percent of success is showing up.” First Assistant District Attorney Andy Shealy said about 90 percent of the...
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07/19/2014
Jessica Hughes, who has been a member for several years, joined the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston with a desire to be more involved in the community, but the experience has been more than she could ever...
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07/18/2014
Several students from Lincoln Parish were recently honored at the Governor’s Mansion for their participation in the 12th annual Louisiana Environmental Awareness Student Art Contest, hosted by the...
07/18/2014
A Ruston woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a wreck early this morning. Ruston Police Department received the 911 call of a single motor vehicle accident at 1:08 a.m. today at the intersection...
07/18/2014
Employees of the Lincoln Health Unit are doing everything they can to combat the rapid growth of sexually transmitted diseases in Lincoln Parish. But, until the state restores the two-thirds of the...
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07/18/2014
Multiple residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Tony Deland Eley, 43, of 1239 Oil Field Road, Dubach, was arrested on one count possession with intent to distribute schedule II...
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07/17/2014
Responding to more than 3,000 calls each year, Ruston Fire Department personnel have their jobs cut out for them. But community members may not understand why certain equipment is sent to the various...
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07/17/2014
In a multi-department execution of a search warrant two Ruston residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Chiquita Jones, 26, and Juakese Lowe, 29, both of 1300 Stewart St., were...
07/17/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming Hunter’s Education Program. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone announced recently that the sheriff’s office would be...