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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:44pm
Leaders of the Sparta Groundwater Commission will meet Monday to discuss whether the legislation that created the commission needs to be revised to meet the panel’s long-term goals. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. in the conference room of Reese Hall, on Louisiana Tech University’s agriculture campus. And while the executive committee gathering wasn’t called specifically to talk about the commission’s lack of policymaking, enforcement or revenue-raising authority, the topic may come up, Lindsay Gouedy, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday. “At some point in the future, that is...

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12/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the proposed corporal punishment revision polices for the school system after tabling the item during their November meeting. Tuesday’s...
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12/05/2017
A Ruston High School student remains hospitalized in Dallas today after collapsing and having to be resuscitated during a Saturday soccer match against Airline at Bossier City’s Tinsley Park. RHS...
12/05/2017
It took Ruston’s Board of Aldermen only 12 minutes Monday night to work their way through a short agenda that included board authorization of a pre-loan application that could mean more Moving Ruston...
12/05/2017
SIMSBORO — Aldermen were asked to consider supporting a 1.25 percent tax during their regular meeting Monday. Last year, the residents of Simsboro voted down a 1.25 percent sales tax. With 305...
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12/05/2017
GRAMBLING — Grambling residents will celebrate Christmas spirit with gifts, fruits and candies during the Grambling Joy Fund’s annual Christmas parade starting at 11 a.m. Saturday. The parade, which...
12/04/2017
Shop local this year as part of the a campaign that gives residents a chance to win prizes and money while they shop. “There are 29 local businesses listed on the Passport. As you visit each one, you...
12/04/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will revisit revised policies related to corporal punishment in the school system after tabling a portion of the proposal during November’s board meeting. The policy...
12/04/2017
Ruston residents will continue an annual holiday tradition, but with a few new changes. The 70th annual Ruston “Magical” Christmas parade coordinated for the first time by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber...
12/03/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked on Monday to authorize the city to investigate applying for a loan from the state Department of Environmental Quality that, if granted, could stretch some of...
12/03/2017
ALEXANDRIA — A Ruston man has been sentenced to 24 months in prison for cyberstalking a woman and posting nude pictures of her on various websites. Wesley Ballew, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District...