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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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07/09/2015
Jon Barker and Carlie Ann Toliver will present their fourth musical concert, “Potpourri of Music: Music That You Will Enjoy,” at 10 a.m. Friday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Lincoln...
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07/08/2015
Two area residents were picked up Tuesday in reference to suspected drug activity. The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested Purell Savoie, 21, of 2256 U.S. Highway 80, Choudrant, and...
07/08/2015
The Criminal Investigation Division of the Ruston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a theft, which occurred Monday. Deputy Chief Clint Williams said around...
07/08/2015
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved the assignment of the oil, gas and mineral lease for additional land Tuesday. The resolution authorizes the Louisiana State Mineral and Energy board to act...
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07/08/2015
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the award winning musical “Bye Bye Birdie” opens Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Directed by Dee Alexander, the play is sponsored by The Gale...
07/08/2015
Students and a faculty member from the department of journalism at Louisiana Tech University won 34 awards including 10 first place honors in recent journalism competitions. Students received 15...
07/08/2015
The Ruston Fire Department has maintained its Class 2 rating, meaning city residents fire insurance premiums should remain relatively stable. The Property Insurance Association of Louisiana rates...
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07/07/2015
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has taken the first step in what’s expected to be a major transportation project along a portion of Cooktown Road. Aldermen on Monday approved hiring the Riley Company of...
07/07/2015
The Lincoln Parish School Board will recognize the state teacher of the year finalist and report on the elementary and middle school science initiative. Ruston High School Biology teacher April...
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07/07/2015
Grambling State University’s President Willie Larkin officially began his presidency on July 1, but it was a hard-working route to get where he is today. The oldest of eight children born to...