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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:32pm
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury 2019 proposed budget, which reflects a $3.3 million increase from this year, passed without opposition Tuesday at the jury’s monthly meeting. Parish Administrator Courtney Hall and the police jury’s contract accountant Holly Lowry said the roughly 18 percent increase from 2018 total expenditures to projected 2019 total expenditures is due in part to an uptick in large-scale construction projects taking place next year. “Part of it is we didn’t do a bridge this year,” Lowry said. “We’ve got two bridges in the budget for next year, so that would be a good portion...

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12/12/2018
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury 2019 proposed budget, which reflects a $3.3 million increase from this year, passed without opposition Tuesday at the jury’s monthly meeting. Parish Administrator...
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12/12/2018
Students enrolled in John Frazier’s Engineering Graphics class in Grambling State University’s Department of Engineering Technology wanted to push things to a new level by pursuing a specific class...
12/12/2018
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health will be holding a special one-day flu vaccination promotion from 2 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday at various parish health units around the state....
12/12/2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, was set to learn today whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his...
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12/12/2018
Ruston’s Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present “Home for Christmas” in Monroe’s Strauss Theatre at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. A mix of religious and secular seasonal songs are on...
12/11/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought today to pressure Democratic congressional leaders into supporting his demand for billions of dollars to build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico...
12/11/2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today that he will bring legislation to the floor to...
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12/11/2018
Santa Claus made a stop Sunday to talk to children at the Grambling Fire Station following the city of Grambling Christmas parade
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12/11/2018
Above right, Jed’s Plumbing took first prize in the ‘Tacky Christmas” float contest. Above left, Ruston Regional Specialty Hospital won second place in the ‘Tacky Christmas’ float contest that was...
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12/11/2018
Farmerville resident Jake Halley said Monday he’s considering running for the vacant District 12 state House seat. In a prepared statement, Halley said results of his exploratory campaign indicate he...