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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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12/26/2013
Area residents have until Jan. 13 to submit nominations for the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Robert E. Russ Award. The annual award recognizes those who have contributed to the civic,...
12/24/2013
Arkansas resident Verle Shelby is hoping to connect with some old Ruston acquaintances this Christmas. “In 1955, I was in the Air Force and was driving home to Arkansas from San Francisco where I had...
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12/24/2013
Grambling State University graduates — and their graduation speaker — got a big surprise last week when Shreveport Federal Credit Union gave the school a large, $100,000 check and a promise to create...
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12/24/2013
Lincoln Parish is home to quite a few hidden treasures, and the Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center can be added to that list. Samantha Luttrell, farm and equine supervisor for the OWL Center, said...
12/24/2013
Grambling State University athletics recently donated items to help a local homeless shelter. Graduating grad student Michael Harris conducted the food drive along with GSU athletics. Harris is an...
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12/24/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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12/23/2013
The Louisiana Delta Ballet, presented “The Little Match Girl” Friday at the Monroe Civic Center’s Jack Howard Theatre. Alex McConnell, of Ruston, is pictured above in her portrayal of Lucy, the main...
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12/23/2013
All residents who lost electricity during Saturday’s severe weather should have their power back on by day’s end, officials with local electric utilities said this morning. The National Weather...
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12/23/2013
Last week, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department teamed up with Walmart to give children a positive view of law enforcement during the holiday season. Shop with a Cop is a program during which...
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12/23/2013
Two local students received the chance to earn scholarships to go toward their future college expenses recently as they captured first place in an essay contest sponsored by the Parnell-Burt 3615...