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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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For Chris Turner, working at Ruston’s Super 1 Foods was supposed to have been just a college job. “I was buggy boy, bathroom cleaner, gofer, everything,” Turner said. Now, 20 years later, he’s the...
02/10/2014
The 3rd Judicial District Judge's Office will be closed on Tuesday, and all court cases will be canceled for that day. A decision is still pending on Wednesday. All Lincoln Parish Schools and...
02/10/2014
Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish school system will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday due to just released weather information. "We participated in the...
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Louisiana Tech University nursing students Richard Ballard, left, and Tony Jackson, right, are among the volunteers at the 33rd annual St. Judy Radiothon broadcast live today and Tuesday from Ruston’...
02/10/2014
Lincoln Parish emergency preparedness officials are watching the skies and the weather maps today as yet another winter storm, this one likely bringing freezing rain, heads toward North Louisiana. “...
02/10/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will hold a Public Works Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Jurors will discuss several items on the agenda including requests...
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A group of Ruston realtors got an up-close look Thursday at a growing list of proposed changes to the city’s zoning code. “We think you are a very integral part of the process,” Planning...
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At approximately 1 p.m. Friday, deputies with Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office were involved in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old Ruston resident. Chad Alexander, public information officer with the...
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More than 100 people braved freezing temperatures and a wintery mix of precipitation Friday night into Saturday morning in downtown Ruston. And it was Peach Tree Dental that delivered with its...
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02/08/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. Ruston’s Ken Carter has a passion for music, and because of those who fought for...