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Ruston’s Board of Aldermen meets Monday in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee to discuss the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall and is open to the public. The proposed budget includes a 2 percent across-the-board raise for city employees as well as capital projects ranging from more money for Christmas decorations to new police cars, street projects, firefighting equipment and continued improvements at two city parks. The committee, composed of all five aldermen, can...

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Imagine: For 15 months celebrating twins — a boy and a girl. Their adorableness is undeniable. Then, on their 15-month well-child exam, something unusual occurs — something that will change your life...
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02/06/2014
Clockwise, from top left: Jack Thigpen, center, presented the Kiwanis Clubs Outstanding Young People Awards to Young Firefighter of the Year Matt Black and Young Educator of the Year Holly Payton....
02/06/2014
Third Grade CSE third graders have been working very hard to complete several units in order to be prepared for the upcoming I-LEAP.
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02/06/2014
Our new year is rolling right along and it’s already February! January was filled to the brim with winter activities. Our three and four year olds enjoyed a fun filled trip to our wonderful library...
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Summer Banuelos is already looking forward to Grambling Laboratory High School’s next science fair. “I just want to do another human behavior project because I find it very interesting,” said the 14...
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02/05/2014
Grambling State University welcomed a national radio show host to campus Tuesday. Tom Joyner visited the university to present a $50,000 check to GSU for winning the Allstate Insurance Quotes for...
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02/05/2014
More than 200 local residents gathered at the Ruston Civic Center on Tuesday night to recognize the best of the best in Lincoln Parish during the annual Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Gala. The...
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02/05/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board and Building and Grounds Committee met Tuesday night to discuss new lighting at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium, among other things. Architect Mike Walpole said he has...
02/05/2014
The village of Simsboro board of aldermen met in regular session Monday. The council approved minutes from the Jan. 6 regular meeting and the Jan. 29 special-called meeting. The minutes from those...
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02/04/2014
The sixth annual Lincoln Parish Schools Student and Teacher of the Year Awards Gala was held Monday night in the Ruston Civic Center as outstanding scholars and educators from every level of...