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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:45am
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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11/08/2016
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has taken the first step toward what could be up to $34 million in transportation projects located generally along Interstate 20 and for which the city will pay nothing....
11/07/2016
Investigation into an early Friday morning incident that resulted in a high-speed chase on Interstate 20 continues today and officers want the public’s help in solving the crime. Two Monroe residents...
11/07/2016
With the beginning of the new fiscal year close at hand, the the Lincoln Parish Police Jury’s Finance Committee will discuss and vote on the 2016 amended budget as well as the 2017 proposed budget...
11/07/2016
Lincoln Parish voters head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for president, senator, congressman and a state appellate judge. Parish voters will also join their peers statewide in deciding...
11/05/2016
The next step toward implementation of curbside recycling in Ruston and part of Lincoln Parish could come Monday if a member of the Board of Aldermen agrees to introduce an ordinance changing the...
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11/05/2016
If it hadn’t been for the disappearance of American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, Lundy Cavender might not have joined the U.S. Navy. “I saw the destroyers and I thought they were just so...
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11/05/2016
Gene Burnham, of Gene’s Woodworks, explains how to take care of a bonsai tree to Ali Beasley, of Junior Auxiliary of Ruston, at the Happy Holiday Market, Arts, Crafts and Vintage Fair Saturday at My...
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11/05/2016
Joyce Huntington, RN, Administrator, and Haley Basham, RN, DON, are pleased to announce that Magnolia Home Health Care, Inc. in Arcadia has recently been named a national best practice agency by...
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11/05/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Trenton Dental Center. Dr. Paige Volentine’s office has been relocated to this beautiful new...
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11/04/2016
With a traditional approach to memory, the work of Albino Hinjosa conjures feelings of home, especially the pieces selected for his show titled “WORKS/RELICS” currently being shown at Gallery 203 in...