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Parish voters will decide in April the fate of two property tax renewals that generate more than $5 million over 10 years for local schools. The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously called the referendum April 29 for the Consolidated School Districts No. 1 and No. 3 millages that will expire in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Money received from the millages goes toward general school funds that include pay, some of the construction and technology, among other things, said George Murphy, Lincoln Parish School Board business manager. “This helps fund most of our general funds,”...

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12/04/2013
At 10:21 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive from another jurisdiction for resisting an officer in Vienna. According to the affidavit, LPSO stopped a Dodge Challenger...
12/04/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission will host an official opening ceremony of the newly completed Tainter gate spillway at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and...
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12/04/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade is set to roll through the city on Dec. 14. Nelda Williams Baisy, Grambling Joy Fund Committee chairperson, said those interested in participating should...
12/03/2013
A Houston woman was killed in what was originally believed to be a car crash with a deer. At approximately 1 a.m. Monday, Grambling Police responded to the 7500 block of U.S. Highway 80 in Grambling...
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12/03/2013
Serving in the Korean War and teaching at Lincoln High School through segregation — Henry Island is a man who has seen the changing of the times. “My experiences are unexplainable,” he said. Island...
12/03/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has endorsed a resolution supporting Amtrak passenger rail service through North Louisiana. The board’s action Monday night adds the city to a growing list of...
12/03/2013
Sustained oil and gas activity plus building projects at two local industries continue to boost Lincoln Parish sales tax collections, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry Moore said Monday. But...
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12/02/2013
Families at Alma J. Brown Elementary School will get a chance to learn about the importance of healthy lifestyles through a program sponsored by the Community Nutrition Programs from the LSU AgCenter...
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12/02/2013
When purchasing items, many have heard people say always buy products that are made in the United States, and while this may seem hard at times, two local residents opened a shop in downtown Ruston...
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11/30/2013
Cedar Creek senior football players posed together minutes after the end of the Cougars’ 28-7 home win over St. Edmunds Friday night that propelled them to next week’s Division IV semifinal matchup...