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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:37am
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Former state legislator Rick Gallot, of Gramblng, is the new president of Grambling State University. Gallot, 50, was unanimously selected as the school’s 10th president Tuesday during a special meeting of the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors in Baton Rouge. The former state senator, representative and GSU alumnus was one of the two finalists for the job. Gallot’s selection comes 26 days after former GSU President Willie Larkin resigned after one year on the job. “We have a lot of work to do and I am looking forward to getting that work done,” Gallot said. “At Grambling State’s...

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07/19/2016
Ralph Bruce was named Dubach’s fire department representative to the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. Bruce takes over the position immediately after the town...
07/19/2016
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center charged with armed robbery stemming from an alleged incident at an illegal dice game. Germil Deantonious Rhone, 23, of 1406 Cardinal St.,...
07/18/2016
The Baton Rouge law enforcement community is still trying to deal with the “total shock and heartbreak” of Sunday’s police ambush, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said this morning. Stone went to...
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07/18/2016
Sheriff Deputy Donte Powell (top photo) interacts with children during the Boys and Girls Club Moving and Grooving Summer camp last week at Louisiana Tech University. Left photo, Zyoe Bell, 10, of...
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07/18/2016
One Ruston Junior High School science teacher recently won the 2016 National Association of Geoscience Teachers’ Louisiana Outstanding Earth Science Teacher and attended Texas A&M University’s G-...
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07/16/2016
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University Wednesday to learn more about Sci-TEC, the school’s Science and Technology Education Center and efforts by Tech’s College of...
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07/16/2016
A Ruston utility worker is barely visible near the center of the photo as he works inside the McDonald Avenue substation to restore power to about one-third of the city left dark Friday afternoon...
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07/16/2016
Haley Perot is living her dream. The Alexandria native and Louisiana Tech University graduate is Ruston’s new Main Street director and Community Coordinator. “I think this is always the kind of job I...
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07/16/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Crumbs Catering, one of Ruston’s newest caterers located at 250 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Chefs Jodie Morphew...
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07/15/2016
Approximately 1,400 Lincoln Parish utility customers were still without electricity this morning, as a result of unexpected straight-line winds that whipped across much of North Central Louisiana...