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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:42pm
While not a part of the Lincoln Parish school district, Lincoln Preparatory School still receives a School Performance Score from the Louisiana Department of Education each year, and the 2017-18 results released Thursday bear good news for the charter school. Despite an overall tougher score formula this year and being given an “F” grade for the 2016-17 year, Lincoln Prep improved to a “C” this time around. Some of the boost came from the new school performance formula now factoring in how well a school encourages student growth. In fact, Lincoln Prep received a “B” score in the category of...

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11/07/2018
Deputy Clerk of Court Paula Cupp, left, takes election machine tallies from a bag while poll commissioners Tracey Murphy, center, and Brenda Olds, right, wait to hand in returns from their precincts.
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11/07/2018
In anticipation of Veterans Day on Sunday, various festivities to honor locals who have selflessly served the country will be taking place in Ruston, Grambling, Dubach, and Choudrant. Ruston’s third...
11/07/2018
GRAMBLING —Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said Tuesday night he is “more than pleased” with city voters’ decision to renew three property tax millages. Complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s...
11/07/2018
Defeated Simsboro alderman candidate Gwendolyn Houston said this morning she’s considering filing a grievance over confusion that arose Tuesday concerning her eligibility to run. Houston, a Democrat...
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11/07/2018
Voters in the Lincoln-Union Parish 3rd Judicial District have elected Bruce Hampton their new Division C judge. Complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s election show Hampton with 57 percent of...
11/06/2018
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will meet in special session at 5 p.m. Nov. 29 to vote on amending the boundaries of the city’s newest economic development district and consider levying an additional 1.75...
11/06/2018
A candidate for the 3rd Judicial District Division C judge’s race apparently violated Louisiana’s election code this morning when volunteers took doughnuts to several polling places in the Lincoln-...
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11/06/2018
Volunteer John Roebuck opens the curtain for Tedd Hull to enter the polling booth at Hillcrest Elementary School during Tuesday’s midterm elections while others cast their votes alongside.
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11/06/2018
Tiger Pharmacy, located inside Legends Market in Grambling, officially opened for the first time Monday, with owner and pharmacist Materra Comer, left, ready to meet customers’ needs. The pharmacy is...
11/06/2018
Lincoln Parish dodged Monday night’s severe weather but not without a few tense moments when a tornado warning was issued for a possible storm that authorities thought might track directly over...