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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:40am
Lincoln Parish can expect continued rainfall today, followed by a temporary decrease this afternoon and then more rain overnight and into much of Saturday. That’s the forecast the National Weather Service offered this morning as remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy continued to move through the area. As of earlier today, between 3 and 4.5 inches of rain had fallen across the parish since Cindy arrived Wednesday night, said Mario Valverde, meteorologist in charge at the Shreveport office of the National Weather Service said. The storm forced cancellation of a number of Louisiana Peach...

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05/25/2017
It’s not everyday that a 14-year-old owns their own business, but Dakota Carpenter, of Choudrant, does. Dakota will begin 10th grade at Darbonne Woods Charter School in the fall, but for now, she is...
05/25/2017
Lincoln Parish residents can purchase flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies at a reduced state sales tax during the state Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday...
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05/24/2017
Sales tax collections in Lincoln Parish posted an approximate 6.3 percent gain from the first quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. But despite the slight rise, collections are technically...
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05/24/2017
The longest non-stop motorcycle ride without touching the handlebars with the hands is 137.94 miles and was achieved by Marcello Sarandrea, of Italy, riding a Yamaha Tricker 250 motorcycle, in Rome,...
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05/24/2017
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two adults and three juveniles in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries. Jamario Montreal Smith, 18, of 500 South Barnett Springs Road, in...
05/24/2017
A 21-year-old Ruston woman died Tuesday evening in a single-vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 80 east. Police said Jasmine Nicole Wright was travelling westbound when her 2005 Mitsubishi...
05/23/2017
The first of a series of three murals designed to draw attention to downtown Ruston and enhance visitor experiences is finished. The 9-foot-tall by 40-foot-long work is painted on the back wall of...
05/23/2017
Lincoln Parish community stakeholders have the opportunity to provide feedback to the Lincoln Parish school district through an online survey or registering to join a focus group that will be held...
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05/22/2017
Bikers pass under the Tarbutton Overpass Sunday as part of the Run For The Wall event. The motorcyle trek ends at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D. C., on Memorial Day. See more photos on page...
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05/22/2017
The suspect in an attempted second-degree murder that occurred May 17 is now in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Justin Lamar Early, 23, of 2401 Washington St., in Ruston, was located in Ouachita...