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Stephen Webre, a professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, was among a select group of researchers from 14 countries who recently gathered in Izamal, Yucatan, Mexico, to present findings at the 10th International Congress of Mayanists — a triennial gathering of anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists and other specialists dedicated to the study of Maya culture. Webre, who is the Garnie W. McGinty Chair in History and also serves as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, presented a paper titled “The Presence of Fear on Guatemala’s Northern Frontier, 1555-1635...

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02/14/2015
In honor of their 175th church anniversary celebration, Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church donated more than 1,000 can food items to Christian Community Action for the “Souper Bowl Of Caring...
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02/14/2015
Louisiana Tech University held its annual Spring Career Day recently, with more than 100 employers gathering in the Student Center looking for interns and full-time employees from the university, and...
02/14/2015
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...
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02/14/2015
I hope you all had a great Valentine’s celebration. Some people don’t pay much attention to this date, but I love it. It isn’t just for children, you know. It’s a forerunner of spring when young...
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02/14/2015
Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron Chapter, has donated $500 to MDA ArkLaMiss in honor of the Louisiana Tech University Kappa Alpha Fraternity in appreciation for their help in fundraising at the Ruston...
02/14/2015
As February is Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University historians are joining forces with the Lincoln Parish Library to present “Hidden Histories: The Black Towns Project,” a lecture by Rhonda...
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02/14/2015
A seven-week exhibit of Clementine Hunter paintings will begin Tuesday in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. Tom Whitehead, co-author of two Hunter biographies, will kick off the...
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02/13/2015
Last week’s 16th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction were both a success. The fundraiser was a collaborative effort made by the nonprofits housed in the Dixie Center for...
02/11/2015
Grambling State University is doing its part to make the planet a little greener, replacing one trash bin at a time in a new campuswide recycling initiative. GSU will be the home of 12 recycling...
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02/11/2015
The James Huey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded their poster contest winner, Zachary Moller, son of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Moller, of Ruston, $50 and a certificate on Jan. 27. ...