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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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02/15/2014
Sheri Burt has joined the Bank of Ruston team as Vice President of Lending. Sheri brings 38 years of experience to Bank of Ruston. Burt’s office will be located at 505 North Vienna Street. She can...
02/15/2014
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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02/14/2014
At approximately 10:54 a.m. Thursday Ruston Police Department officers responded to U.S. Highway 167 South around Ace Automotive regarding a multi-vehicle traffic crash.   Upon their arrival, the...
02/14/2014
The city of Grambling Board of Aldermen met in regular session Thursday night to discuss new business, which included setting a date for an upcoming public hearing. The board approved the adoption of...
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02/14/2014
GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University student newspaper is the best among historically black college and university campus newspapers, according to the Black College Communication Association....
02/14/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish are getting back to normal today as the ice coat from Winter Storm Pax continues to melt. All public and private schools were back in session; government offices,...
02/14/2014
The Louisiana Tech University Debate Team flexed its muscle as a debate powerhouse, earning a spot among the top 16 programs in North and South America, during the 2014 Pan American Debate...
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02/13/2014
This week, area residents opened their hearts and their pocket books to make more than a $100,000 impact in the lives of children who need services from St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Z107.5 Big Z...
02/13/2014
The North Central Louisiana Multiple Sclerosis Group is currently looking for vendors to serve at its annual MS Awareness event set for 11 a.m. March 22 at the Lincoln Parish Library. Barbara...
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02/13/2014
America has been called the “Great Melting Pot” with a wide variety of people and experiences coming together to form new opportunities from which all can benefit.  Louisiana Tech University’s...