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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker and the city’s aldermen will get raises if the Board of Aldermen approves the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year. The $20,000 raise for Walker and the $2,400 increase for each of the five aldermen are contained in the draft budget the board recommended to itself Monday night in its role as the city’s personnel-finance committee. Aldermen will vote on the budget Sept. 10. The city’s spending year begins Oct. 1. If the proposed budget is approved, Walker’s salary will jump to $100,000 annually beginning Jan. 1, the start of his new term. Aldermen’s annual pay...

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Principal’s List — All A’s Lindsay Adair, Sarah Badar, Cameron Blackstock, Ashlei Cahill-French, Reece DeMattos, Carter King, Brianna Laird, Adrienne Montgomery, Alexis Odenbaugh, Frank Reger,...
03/21/2015
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
03/20/2015
The Parent Teacher Organization in conjunction with New Living Word School will host a State of Louisiana “only” College Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday at the New Living Word Family Center....
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Eight pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash were taken into evidence after the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team issued a warrant at 915 Louisiana Highway 146 on Wednesday....
03/20/2015
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control welcomed a new member at Wednesday’s meeting. Sandra Dupree, a property manager and former librarian of Lincoln Parish Library, joined the Library Board....
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03/19/2015
Mike Milstead was unanimously elected as the new Lincoln Parish school superintendent on Wednesday. Milstead, the chief academic officer for the School Board, will replace Danny Bell, who is retiring...
03/19/2015
Interviews for the position of fire chief at the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 began Wednesday. In total there will be three sets of interviews to include seven total candidates — Robert Smith,...
03/19/2015
Louisiana Hunters for Heroes is planning a fishing trip for 17 disabled veterans from around the state on Lake D’Arbonne. The trip, in conjunction with Bayou State Crappie Association, is planning...
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03/19/2015
As an assistant in the office of 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy, John Belton saw the office operate in times of financial feast and famine. When he took office earlier this year as the top...
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03/19/2015
Louisiana’s official American folk dance was highlighted last weekend as a local square dance club, the Trinity Twirlers, hosted the 46th Annual Louisiana Square Dance Association State Convention...