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Grambling State University Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ellen D. Smiley has named new deans at two of the university’s colleges. Smiley said the moves are aimed at strengthening the institution’s academic offerings while seeking creative approaches to help the colleges, and the university, grow. Danny Hubbard has been appointed interim dean of the GSU College of Arts and Sciences and Donald White has been appointed interim dean of the College of Business. Both appointments are effective Thursday. Hubbard had led the chemistry program and served as associate dean of...

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07/23/2016
The Journey of Hope, a cross country community service project, recently rode through Ruston. The group has been riding every summer for the past nine summers from Los Angeles, California, to...
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07/22/2016
A six-month investigation by an area law enforcement agency aided by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of a Lincoln Parish couple on multiple drug charges. Scott Kalanquin, 32...
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07/22/2016
Long-time Ruston businessman William Sanders “Bill” Baskin is being remembered today as a one-of-a-kind individual who was compassionate, engaged in his community and enjoyed visiting with friends. “...
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07/22/2016
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, left, and District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield, right, stand by a sign on Martin Luther King Drive marking the start of the first Moving Ruston Forward road project....
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07/22/2016
The city of Grambling recently sponsored a community basketball camp beginning an initiative to get community children active during the summer. Cornelius Dunaway, a local basketball instructor, has...
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07/21/2016
Over the last 15 years, the North Louisiana Exhibition Center has grown into a continuously booked venue. Angela Manning, commissioner of the expo center, said in order for the center to continue to...
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07/21/2016
Construction crews began demolishing Louisiana Tech University’s old natatorium building Wednesday. Demolition of the old natatorium will pave the way for a new student parking lot.
07/21/2016
Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Terrie Queen Autrey, community advocate for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, said helping...
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07/21/2016
Even before he took his oath of office as district attorney for the Third Judicial District, John Belton knew he wanted to implement programs that provided opportunities for at risk students. Taking...
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07/20/2016
New Dixie Peach royalty will be crowned during the 66th annual Miss Dixie Gem Peach Pageant beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Joe Price, executive director of the Dixie...