Lincoln Parish

Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

100 W Texas Ave
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: (318) 251-5150
Fax: (318) 251-5149

In north-central LA, west of Monroe; organized Feb 27, 1873 from Bienville, Jackson, and Union parishes. Name Origin: For Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), sixteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 472.27 (land 471.38; water 0.89) Population per square mile: 89.30
Population 2005: 42,108 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 42,509 (White 56.90%; Black or African American 39.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 26.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,313; median household $26,977; Population below poverty level: 26.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,645-$22,158
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ruston County seat (20,665)

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    Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said the suspect and victims knew each other "to some extent" and stressed that the shooting wasnt random or an act of terrorism.
    The incident took place after an altercation in a dorm room spilled over to a courtyard on campus, said Stephen Williams, spokesman for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office.
    Shultz's brother Brad - rhythm guitarist in a band that also features Lincoln Parish (lead guitar), Daniel Tichenor (bass) and Jared Champion (drums) - chips in: "It's a big departure from the debut.
    Lincoln Parish Park Director James Ramsaur will likely get a few items on his park wish list in the near future thanks to an anticipated funding boost.
    This promising Kentucky combo features hillbilly siblings Matt and Brad Shultz, who plays rhythm guitar, as well as lead guitarist Lincoln Parish, bassist Daniel Tichenor and drummer Jared Champion.
    They're joined by Daniel Titchenor (bass), Lincoln Parish (guitar) and Jared Champion (drums).
    The 2003 ESRI and Trimble Mobile Government Grant recipients are: City of Binghamton, N.Y., Department of Planning, Housing, and Community Development; City and County of Denver, Department of Public Works; City of Overland Park, Kan., Parks and Recreation Department; County of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Department of Planning and Building; Dona Ana County, N.M., Department of Planning and Development; Harris County, Texas, Public Health & Environmental Services Mosquito Division; Lincoln Parish, La., GIS Commission; Monterey County, Calif., Department of Health; Philadelphia City, Planning Commission; and Tioga County, N.Y., Information Technology & Communication Services Department.
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    Marry Fowler Beasley, a member of the Lincoln Parish School Board, said she supports school-sponsored prayer even if members of minority religions are opposed to it.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones convinced Robinson that he could make a difference at the small, north Louisiana university located in Lincoln Parish, about 60 miles southeast of Shreveport.

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