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Lincoln Parish students will not presently be impacted by the Board of Regents recent decision on how high school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment courses. Lincoln Parish schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said in an email statement that the local school district’s dual enrollment classes are taught through Louisiana Tech University, which already has higher standards than those the Board of Regents want to implement. “Tech approves all of our teachers who presently teach dual courses,” he said. “Those Lincoln Parish teachers meet Tech’s criterion for teaching dual...

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08/21/2014
Sales tax collections for the second quarter of this year are up slightly, but the increase is largely because of a flurry of oil and gas activity in the parish, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry...
08/21/2014
The number of candidates in the Nov. 4 primary election is growing. Qualifying for the 63 offices up for grabs locally, regionally and statewide began Wednesday and continues until 4:30 p.m. Friday....
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08/21/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board President Otha Anders will once again be vying to keep his seat as the District No. 10 representative because he says he wants to “continue to help make a difference in...
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08/20/2014
Candidates for local and district offices literally lined the walls and the hall at the Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court’s office this morning as qualifying began for the Nov. 4 primary. At one point,...
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08/20/2014
Immigration and improving the 5th District were among the issues discussed during the town hall meeting held by 5th District Congressman Vance McAllister on Tuesday in Grambling. McAllister, R-Swartz...
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08/20/2014
Ruston District 1 Alderwoman Glenda Howard today announced her bid for re-election. “Being a member of the council has afforded me a first-hand look at how working closely together can get so many...
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08/20/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s summer commencement ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, with the university’s own Pauline E. Leonard serving as keynote speaker. Leonard, the department chair of...
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08/20/2014
Dubach council members voted unanimously to keep their millage rate stable for the 2014-15 fiscal year. After a pre-meeting public hearing that elicited no comments from the few residents in...
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08/19/2014
Ruston’s $55.3 million budget for the coming fiscal year is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The board’s personnel-finance committee, composed of the five aldermen, endorsed the 2105...
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08/19/2014
Taking a piece of wood and carving something meaningful out of it is a tradition many have forgotten. But not Jordan Williams, the 18-year-old son of Jill and Stephen Williams. Williams said when he...