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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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05/29/2014
Natchitoches — Faculty members of the Department of Foreign Languages at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recognized students who placed in various foreign language events held...
05/28/2014
A Claiborne Parish man is awaiting sentencing after a 3rd Judicial District Court jury found him guilty of 10 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. James Anthony Bell, 50, was convicted of...
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05/28/2014
More than 100 area residents participated in Saturday’s local segment of the Louisiana Teen Challenge Walk to raise awareness for the program and funds for an addition to the Ruston induction center...
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05/28/2014
The City of Ruston’s Municipal Pool will open at 3 p.m. today. The admission is $2 per person. The pool will close for the season on July 25. Throughout the pool season there will be more swimming...
05/28/2014
A 32-year-old Ruston man is dead following an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Interstate 20 this morning. Police say Coty Willis died when a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Whitney Gaston...
05/28/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White called the results from Louisiana’s LEAP and iLEAP tests “steady” but Lincoln Parish fell three points in the percentage of students who achieved levels of...
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05/28/2014
An anonymous tip called into the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office resulted in a Dubach man’s arrest on five drug-related charges May 23. Richard Craig Dickerson, of 781 Cardinal Hill Road, is charged...
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05/28/2014
Site work is underway on Louisiana Tech’s 70,000-square-foot South End Zone Facility, which will enclose the south end of Joe Aillet Stadium. The $20 million facility is expected to be open in time...
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05/28/2014
A Ruston woman faces cruelty to juvenile charges after she allegedly whipped her daughters with rubber tubing from an oxygen machine. Natrina Womack, 26, of 272 Clinton Circle, was booked into the...
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05/27/2014
Ernie Stevens did something Monday that he doesn’t like to do. He talked about his tour of duty in Vietnam and five buddies he watched die. “One thing common about most veterans is we’re...