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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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08/04/2017
Jwala Parajuli, a graduate student in molecular sciences and nanotechnology at Louisiana Tech University, earned first place honors for presentation of her paper titled “Laser-based 3D printing:...
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08/04/2017
“The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless.” This statement, made in the instructional manual for the national ‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program is locally hosted by the Lincoln Parish...
08/04/2017
Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said he believes a completed sidewalk project and another one on the way are the first steps city officials hope will help revitalize downtown Grambling. Grambling officials...
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08/03/2017
Stan Napper, retiring vice president for research and development at Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Tech’s summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Aug. 17 in the...
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08/03/2017
Editor’s Note: This story provides an update on the Longleaf Farms Community Garden. Every week, Susan Hughes stops by the Wesley Foundation at the edge of the Louisiana Tech University campus and...
08/03/2017
Lincoln Parish schools superintendent Mike Milstead “strongly encourages” parents or guardians to take advantage of the state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday on Friday and Saturday to buy back-to-school...
08/02/2017
Native Americans — “They Were Here First,” “Outlaws, Gangsters and The Lawmen Who Fought Them — Lincoln Parish Law Enforcement History,” “Grambling — An American Success Story” and “Lincoln...
08/02/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved the allocation of more than $110,000 to provide supplements to 14 parish schools during the last regularly scheduled meeting before school begins. In addition...
08/01/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury narrowed down their list of candidates for parish treasurer to Kathleen Dupree, Megan Wiens, Wade Smeltzer, Stephen Walker, Emily Smith and Nettie Russell. The action...
08/01/2017
Third Judicial District Attorney John Belton has been elected to the Louisiana District Attorneys Association’s Board of Directors. The 3rd District is comprised of Lincoln and Union parishes.  “I am...