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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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A prolonged narcotics investigation by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team lead to the execution of more than two dozen arrest warrants Wednesday afternoon at 149 Wayside Drive in Grambling...
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Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 reads “To every thing there is a season … A time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.” The Rev. B.K. Miller takes his preaching seriously, even if...
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When a skeleton is all that is left of a crime scene, forensic anthropologist aka “The Bone Lady,” Mary Manhein is called in to solve the case. The public is invited to the Lincoln Parish Library to...
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The Board of Aldermen for the village of Choudrant met in regular session Monday night with only a single item of new business to discuss. Brought before the board was the approval of the Lincoln...
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Carl Burton, of Burton Entertainment, Inc., offered the Lincoln Parish Police Jury the opportunity to buy back Lincoln Hall after an announcement that he and his wife, Ruby, would soon be relocating...