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The Lincoln Parish school system will maintain student diversity balance despite no longer being under the watchful eye of the United States Department of Justice, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. But in order to do that, the Ruston school attendance zones will eventually have to be redrawn, he said. Over the past several years, Cypress Springs and Glen View elementary schools in west Ruston have grown to a combined enrollment of more than 1,100 students. That compares to a combined enrollment of approximately 600 students at Hillcrest and Ruston elementary schools in east...

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12/28/2013
With 2014 right around the corner, many people are looking to improve their lives by bettering themselves physically, mentally and emotionally. One New Year’s resolution many people have is to...
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12/28/2013
Louisiana Tech may be out for winter break, but workers demolishing the Caruthers Dormitory building were hard at it Saturday as their work continued. Pictured in the foreground is a worker cleaning...
12/28/2013
Several hundred students graduated from Grambling State University during the fall quarter. Local students are listed below by degree and hometown: • Associate of Science in Child Development:...
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12/28/2013
Lincoln ACHIEVE recently built upon the success of its partnership with Northeast Louisiana artist Frank Kelley Jr. to bring his new “Geometrics Through the Arts” project to students throughout the...
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12/28/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Penny Perfect on Oct. 17 at 110 West Park Avenue in Ruston. Penny Perfect is owned and operated by Melissa Bullock. For as long as...
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12/27/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, the Ruston Fire Department, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Choudrant Fire Department responded to a call reporting a vehicle being struck by a train at...
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12/27/2013
Residents hoping to welcome 2014 in with a bang are in luck since various fireworks stands have set up in Lincoln Parish. However, residents should make sure they are aware of the rules pertaining to...
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12/27/2013
In Lincoln Parish, there are many organizations that stand up against child abuse. One group stands out from the rest — Bikers Against Child Abuse or BACA. The bikers stand in court with children...
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12/26/2013
They won’t be wearing jingle bells or dashing through the snow, but all kinds of horses will be strutting their stuff from Friday through Tuesday in Lincoln Parish. The Sugar Bowl Classic Quarter/...
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12/26/2013
A Christmas Day card game went awry when a local man reportedly threatened a person with a knife and attempted to strangle the victim. Bernardo Santiago, 55, of 161 Chesboro St., was arrested at...