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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds. The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. “Last year, we had a meeting with some people from the governor’s office of Homeland Security, and I invited people from every entity in the parish to sit in on this meeting just to see if there were any mitigation projects they would be interested in doing,” he said, adding that there were representatives from the city of Ruston, the...

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03/04/2014
Joseph Capers, of Grambling, has had a diverse journey since his humble beginnings in Princeton in Bossier Parish. The son of a rural minister, Capers was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in...
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03/03/2014
In honor of Montessori Education Week the local Montessori School held their first Chameleon Crawl held at Lincoln Parish Park on Saturday. The Montessori teaching method is a system of education...
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03/03/2014
Officers with the Ruston Police Department made an arrest on Friday in regards to alleged cruelty to a juvenile. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the scene after they were...
03/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school board office to discuss several items, including a suggestion for Simsboro High School...
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03/03/2014
Ruston Fire Department received calls to 18 different emergencies over the weekend. Included were six false alarms, seven medical emergencies, four car crashes, one car fire and one mutual aid to the...
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03/03/2014
Residents looking for a great deal or a chance to clean out the clutter in their homes will have an opportunity to do both this weekend. On Saturday, the Lincoln Parish Library will host their second...
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03/02/2014
“Be strong but not rude, kind but not weak, bold but not a bully and proud but not arrogant.” That was the charge presented to 324 graduates by keynote speaker Rob Shadoin during Saturday’s winter...
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03/02/2014
State representative Rob Shadoin is one of several Louisiana legislators trying to pass a bill to either slow down or stop the implementation of Common Core Standards in the state’s public education...
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03/02/2014
For nine years, Edith Hill has served as the pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston. But being a pastor wasn’t always the plan. Originally from North Carolina, Hill said she studied accounting...
03/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will vote Monday evening on a package of more than 60 proposed amendments to the city’s zoning ordinance. The board convenes at 5:30 p.m. at city hall. Prior to voting on...