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Retiring 3rd Judicial District Court Judge Cynthia Woodard said she will take the time to figure out what her plans are now that she will be stepping down in early 2018. “I will still have a presence in the community, but it is time to spend some time with my family — my children and grandchildren,” she said. “As a judge, you always have to be prepared to be in the area to sign search warrants or emergency custody proceedings. Your presence is always here. I’m still healthy and active and get to do what I want to do. I want to give myself some time to think about what I want to do.” Woodard...

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The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday. Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads...
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