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Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that will expire in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Money received from the millages goes toward general school funds that include pay, some of the construction and technology, among other things, said George Murphy, Lincoln Parish School Board business manager. “This helps fund most of our general funds,”...

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01/29/2014
The local American Heritage Girls Troop recently paid a visit to the Louisiana Military Museum as part of requirements for their Freedom’s Heroes badge. American Heritage Girls is a growing...
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01/28/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has adopted 52 proposed updates to the city’s two-year-old zoning ordinance. The commission has also directed its staff to continue to seek public input...
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01/28/2014
Ruston Alderman Jim Pearce has pulled out of the race for mayor. “I’m not running,” Pearce said Monday night. “I just need to stay at my business. I have a lifetime invested at the lumber yard and...
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01/28/2014
Grambling Police arrested a man Saturday after a shooting occurred at the Plush Sports Bar. According to the affidavit, law enforcement responded to the shooting at approximately 1:55 a.m. to find...
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01/28/2014
Ruston High School senior Josh Owens was in class two weeks ago when he received news from Rep. Vance McAllister that he had been accepted to the United States Military Academy, West Point. “I was...
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01/27/2014
A major distributor of methamphetamine in northeast Louisiana is behind bars today as a result of a joint law enforcement operation. Christropher Takewell, 37, of 873 Walker Road in Choudrant, faces...
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01/27/2014
Though it won’t quite be the Disney story many people are familiar with, Louisiana Tech University’s Stone Theatre will be alight with action, romance, comedy and adventure when “Aladdin and the...
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01/27/2014
Ruston attorney Tommy Rogers has announced his candidacy for the 3rd Judicial District Division B judgeship being vacated at the end of this year by retiring Judge Wayne Smith. The election is in...
01/27/2014
Grambling State University has announced that six recipients will be presented awards at the third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on Feb. 4. “We’re...
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01/27/2014
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated assault with a firearm following a shooting incident at his girlfriend’s apartment on Jan. 23. Morgan Marks,...