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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:45am
Lincoln Parish school officials will continue to meet into next week to ensure the district remains clear about crisis plans and what those plans cover. The crisis plan meetings are part of a district wide effort to best enforce or upgrade crisis plans at each individual public school in Lincoln Parish. Though these crisis plan meetings follow the recent mass shooting at a Florida High School, they were planned several days before, said Mike Milstead, school superintendent. “We just want to make sure everybody knows their role,” Milstead said. “We are speaking with the schools’ principals and...

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02/23/2018
Lincoln Parish school officials will continue to meet into next week to ensure the district remains clear about crisis plans and what those plans cover. The crisis plan meetings are part of a...
02/23/2018
The Rotary Club of Ruston celebrated 75 years of service to the community Thursday evening with fellowship, food, a salute to former club presidents and a quick trip down memory lane. “It helps you...
02/23/2018
School was back in session today and all but one Lincoln Parish roads are back open after a low-pressure system dumped about 6 inches of rain on the parish Wednesday. The possibility of severe...
02/22/2018
Members of the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control unanimously voted Wednesday to set April 10 as a “Fine Free Day.” “We have not had a ‘Fine Free Day’ in a long time,” Vivian McCain, library...
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02/22/2018
What on Tuesday was forecast to be a minor rain event that would only hit Lincoln Parish on the fringe, turned major Wednesday night when steady, hard rain plunged close to 30 parish roads underwater...
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02/21/2018
Alejandro “Al” Perkins, partner in a Baton Rouge law firm and chairman of the board for the University of Louisiana System, will be the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s winter commencement...
02/21/2018
Sales tax income throughout Lincoln Parish continued “without exception “ to have upward trends during the fourth and final quarter of 2017 and in year-to-date comparisons for the same period last...
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02/20/2018
Cedar Creek and Lincoln Preparatory moved on to the quarterfinals of their respective girls basketball playoffs with wins on Monday night. Anna Larr Roberson (above left) and the Cedar Creek Lady...
02/20/2018
The proposal to create a central parkway along the U.S. 167 corridor through Ruston is on its way to the Board of Aldermen. The Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday voted to recommend to the...
02/19/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Tax policy won’t cause the only disputes in Louisiana’s upcoming special session. Lawmakers may squabble just as much over a package of spending control ideas sought by House...