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Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish posted an approximate 6.3 percent gain from the first quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. But despite the slight rise, collections are technically flat, Sales Tax Administrator Denise Griggs said Tuesday. Parishwide collections for January through April, 2016 hit slightly more than $11 million, compared to this year’s $11.7 million, figures given the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission show. Griggs attributed the bulk of the uptick to increases in city sales tax rates in both Ruston and Grambling plus some of the new business...

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The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to announce Debra Johnson, Executive Director of External Affairs at Grambling State University has joined the Board of Directors...
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ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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With the weather finally warming, many families will be looking for ways to get outside and enjoy Lincoln Parish’s natural offerings. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. April 4 Lincoln Parish Park will be filled...
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03/28/2014
New Tech @ Ruston will present a World War II exhibit entitled “WWII: Preserving Peace” from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lincoln Parish Library. Junior students in Tara Griffin’s and Steven...
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Two residents were arrested for cultivation of marijuana, among other charges, on Thursday morning. Ronald Dewayne Shaw Jr., 24, and Tiffany Marie Mossey, 25, both of 2207 W. California Ave., were...
03/28/2014
The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation has generously made a $500,000 gift to Louisiana Tech University and its College of Engineering and Science in support of their campaign to construct a...