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The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. The program includes a variety of Christmas pieces. “We wanted some classical — English and French carols — and then some popular selections,” Frances Grafton, of Ruston, the group’s founder, said. Ensemble members are Grafton, harp; Lawrence Gibbs, of Ruston, clarinet; John Goss, of Monroe, flute; Dan Phillips, of West Monroe, bassoon; and Ann...

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02/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board Building and Grounds Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss several upcoming projects, some of which are already underway. This meeting will be followed...
02/03/2014
Ruston Police Department is still searching for the second vehicle involved in a crash at approximately 10:56 p.m. Friday on Jonesboro Street. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found five individuals...
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02/03/2014
Many people know Hazel Hunter as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury president. What they may not know is that Hunter is also a seasoned seamstress who has recently had the opportunity to literally make...
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02/03/2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice to chair the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC). Guice will lead the LIC as it continues to develop policies designed to...
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02/02/2014
A grass fire off of La. Highway 145 and Emory Road in Choudrant Saturday afternoon burned five acres of grass and scrub before being contained by firefighters from the Choudrant and Lincoln Parish...
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02/02/2014
After four decades of exemplary and dedicated service to his alma mater, Joseph R. Thomas Jr., is calling it a career and retiring as Louisiana Tech University’s vice president for finance and...
02/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to agree to spend up to $15,000 as the city’s share of the possible purchase of state-owned property on Lake D’Arbonne that could become the site of a...
02/02/2014
Artists interested in having their design considered for the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam T-shirt have a little less than two weeks to submit their work. “I always pick judges, and I pick...
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02/02/2014
***Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. For some 25 years is a lifetime, but for Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark...
02/01/2014
Judy Copeland has many dreams for what she wants the Chamber to be able to offer to its members. Her first vision, since being named President of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce in December...