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Willie Larkin, Grambling State University president, resigned Thursday at the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors meeting at Louisiana Tech University. Larkin’s letter of resignation was accepted by the board said Dan Reneau, interim ULS president. Larkin’s resignation is effective June 30 after only serving as president for one year. “I am not a quitter,” said Larkin, who was appointed as GSU president in July 2015. “I committed to serving Grambling State University for seven years, or as long as I was allowed to do so. I will always love Grambling State University. She deserves...

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06/18/2016
At 8 a.m. Monday morning, residents of Ruston will line the streets of downtown in support of a commercial being created for Monster Moto. “UPS has partnered with Monster Moto to help with the...
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06/18/2016
Elizabeth Vidos doesn’t remember life without rhythm. At age 2, her parents gave her a set of bongo drums. And though Vidos began her formal musical studies on the trumpet, when a roving percussion...
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06/18/2016
Members of Ruston Star Lodge No. 73 presented Lincoln Parish TRIAD with 10 fans to add to the TRIAD’s annual summer drive for fans for elderly and disabled residents.
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06/18/2016
Top left photo: Kaniya Samson, 6, left, receives a temporary tattoo from Dejah Collins, right, at the annual Juneteenth Festival. Dajha Ford, 4, center, painted as a Ninja Turtle, watches as she eats...
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06/18/2016
Polaris of Ruston and MedCamps of Louisiana joined forces to hold a raffle for a 2015 Polaris Outlaw 50 Youth ATV with all proceeds benefiting MedCamps of Louisiana. More than $3,000 was raised and...
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06/17/2016
A Ruston man was arrested Wednesday on a simple arson charge after Ruston Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the corner of Lewis and Hill streets on Monday evening. Firefighters found the...
06/17/2016
Ruston’s Holiday Arts Tour was recently named one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events in the Southeast in December. “We are so excited to have them be selected. To be selected is an honor...
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06/17/2016
Six Ruston High School incoming sophomore team members took home first prize at Louisiana Tech University’s Cyber 1.0 Camp. Those members included Davis Ellis, David Griffin, Eric Kim, Sarah Hoenke,...
06/17/2016
Grand prize winners in this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest will take home more than just blue ribbons. In addition to a two-night stay in New Orleans, compliments of “Louisiana Life...
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06/16/2016
Scavengers beware. During their regular meeting Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse, the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee announced that a new camera had been placed at a trash disposal site...