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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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Wednesday morning, kindergartners at Choudrant Elementary School were encouraged to read every day as First Lady Supriya Jindal stopped by to read to them. At 10:30 a.m. the first lady visited...
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Louisiana has plenty of money but doesn’t spend it wisely, state Treasurer John Kennedy said Wednesday. Debunking often-heard political claims that the state is short on funds, Kennedy said Louisiana...
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Delve into the world of good versus evil, with the Ruston Community’s production of “Angel in the Pawnshop.” The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the production, which is set to take the stage at...
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Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
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When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...
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With fall upon us, West Monroe based Ready Decks is encouraging residents to consider a screen porch for their needs. Screened porches provide homeowners with all the enjoyment of the outdoors while...
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Local law enforcement reported that Dekedrick Dontez Mardis turned himself in this morning. The suspect surrendered himself to law enforcement. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks residents...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority for the City of Ruston, alleging it has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against...