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Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. in the conference room of Reese Hall, on Louisiana Tech University’s agriculture campus. And while the executive committee gathering wasn’t called specifically to talk about the commission’s lack of policymaking, enforcement or revenue-raising authority, the topic may come up, Lindsay Gouedy, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday. “At some point in the future, that is...

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08/15/2014
A traffic stop made by the Ruston Police Department resulted in a woman’s arrest. Tankea Shunta Millbrooks, 31, of 166 Greene Lane, was arrested for possession of schedule I drugs with intent to...
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08/15/2014
Ruston’s District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones today announced her bid for re-election. Jones, a Democrat, was appointed to the city’s board of aldermen in July to fill the unexpired term of the late...
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08/14/2014
Below: During the rally, Bell had teachers who had shown leadership capabilities participate in a Q&A session during a Back to School Rally held Wednesday. From left, are sixth grade teacher at...
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08/14/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made a crack cocaine arrest early Wednesday morning. Michael Landon Wade, 39, of 144 N. Chatham Road, was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center...
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08/14/2014
A new fixed route public transportation service, the Saturday Shuttle, is being implemented by Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. Phase 1 of the project will be initiated in Ruston and...
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08/14/2014
Lincoln Parish School Board District 9 member Lynda D. Henderson today announced her bid for re-election. Henderson has been on the board since 2004. Qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary begins Aug. 20...
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08/13/2014
A back-to-school rally touting 2014-15 as “The Best Year Yet” took an emotional turn when Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell announced that the “best year” will be his last. Bell, who...
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08/13/2014
Many Southern women pride themselves on providing the best Southern hospitality they can offer to any guests who enter their home, and sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact....
08/13/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury approved a resolution urging the Department of Transportation and Development to “provide greater safety to the motoring public as needed.” The jury met in regular...
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08/13/2014
Former Ruston High School Principal Mike Milstead is starting the school year out on a different page. In fact, he’ll be starting a new book altogether because the position of chief academic officer...