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Approximately 496 Glen View and Cypress Springs Elementary Schools students signed up to participate in the Lincoln Parish School district’s Enhanced School Calendar pilot program. Schools Superintendent Mike Milstead said 262 Cypress Springs students registered along with 242 Glen View students as of Friday’s registration deadline. “This is fantastic,” Milstead said. “This will help the program move along two or three years and we hope to see the numbers continue to grow.” School officials hoped roughly 500 students would sign up for the pilot program created to help with the “summer slump...

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02/09/2018
Valentines Day is coming soon and Susie Polk, chairman of the Kupcakes for the Kids fundraiser, announced a cupcake fundraiser. “The fundraiser has been a sweet success for the past nine years and (I...
02/09/2018
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to volunteer during the annual United Way of Northeast Louisiana’s Dollars and $ense Reality Fair. All volunteers must register in advance to participate...
02/09/2018
The inaugural Mardi Gras Festival: Jazzin’ It Up hosted by the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston will go ahead as scheduled, from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Railroad Park. Rose Kebe, chair of the JA Mardi...
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02/08/2018
Four Ruston High School seniors took another step in the walk of life Wednesday as they signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. Bearcats football...
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02/08/2018
Two-way lineman Taviauhn Turner of Lincoln Preparatory School dug up gold during his time in the trenches in the form of a college scholarship he signed Wednesday afternoon to play as an offensive...
02/08/2018
A pair of power outages left most of south Ruston, south of Interstate 20, without electricity for part of the night Wednesday. The first outage came during the early evening hours due to an overload...
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02/07/2018
The Lincoln Parish School Board is set to begin negotiating the purchase of approximately 3/4 of an acre located east of the new science, technology, engineering and mathematics center at Ruston...
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02/07/2018
This year’s St. Jude Radiothon surpassed the 2017 total by nearly $4,000. When the event signed off from Z107.5 Tuesday night, $69,565 had been raised. Last year’s total was $65,658. Pictured from...
02/07/2018
Becasue of the high number of flu cases in the state and parish, the Lincoln Parish Health Unit staff will offer free flu shots to the public from 8 to 3:30 p.m. Monday. More than 2,800 vaccines were...
02/07/2018
A list of items Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras said must be included as part of the solution to the state’s budget problem doesn’t address the issue of the looming fiscal cliff. So says Rep....