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Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. in the conference room of Reese Hall, on Louisiana Tech University’s agriculture campus. And while the executive committee gathering wasn’t called specifically to talk about the commission’s lack of policymaking, enforcement or revenue-raising authority, the topic may come up, Lindsay Gouedy, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday. “At some point in the future, that is...

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11/20/2017
The director of a Ruston animal rescue agency is free on bond after being arrested Saturday following an incident involving her former daughter in law. Suellyn Martin, 69, of 908 Pea Ridge Road, was...
11/20/2017
More than 70 Lincoln Parish school district fifth- through seventh- grade students recently participated in the 10th annual two-day art workshop. The student art pieces will be kept and prepared for...
11/19/2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — John Schroder, a Republican businessman and former legislator, won a special election Saturday for state treasurer. Schroder had 56 percent of the vote over Democrat Derrick...
11/19/2017
Lincoln Parish voters went with the apparent winner in Saturday’s runoff election for state treasurer, giving John Schroder 60 percent of the vote. Complete but unofficial returns show Schroder, a...
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11/19/2017
Louisiana Tech University held its fall commencement ceremony Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center, and 284 degrees and one dual degree were awarded. Commencement officially marked the end of the...
11/19/2017
Quitman — A Quitman teen died after the ATV he was driving ran a stop sign and struck a vehicle. Shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash involving an ATV...
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11/19/2017
The city of Ruston now has Lincoln Parish’s first industrial development site certified by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. The 150-acre site is located at the junction of McDonald...
11/17/2017
Louisiana Tech University is one of a select group of institutions across the country designated for a $299,178 award under the Regional Innovation Strategies Program of the Federal Economic...
11/17/2017
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is offering free assistance to people who are shopping for or renewing health insurance through the health care marketplace. Open enrollment goes through Dec. 15. “...
11/17/2017
The man who died Friday evening after walking into oncoming traffic on Interstate 20 has been identified as 69-year-old James Knox of Riverside, California. The victim’s name was released Thursday by...