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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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08/16/2016
Ruston’s budget for the fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The board’s personnel-finance committee, composed of the five aldermen, endorsed the...
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08/16/2016
The driver of a car in which a Louisiana Tech University student died earlier this month has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the incident. Turki Mohammed Y Qaramish, 23, a...
08/16/2016
The Dubach City Council voted to give a $1 per hour raise to their three-man outside maintenance team, bringing their pay to $13.50 per hour, during their meeting Monday evening. Citing concerns...
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08/15/2016
The Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams” opened at the Lincoln Parish Library Saturday and will continue through Sept. 24. Pictured, from left to right, are Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of...
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08/15/2016
Reginald Owens, former department head for journalism and F. Jay Taylor Endowed Chair of Journalism at Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s summer...
08/13/2016
Money will be the order of the night Monday for Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. The board convenes at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom for a regular meeting, during which it will be asked to...
08/13/2016
Mayor Ronny Walker will officially present Ruston’s proposed 2017 budget to the Board of Aldermen on Monday. The budget presentation will come during a personnel-finance committee meeting held in...
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08/13/2016
Deborah Hollimon’s job with the Lincoln Parish school system was going so well she figured it was time for a new challenge. For four years, Hollimon had been the system’s literacy coordinator. The...
08/13/2016
Two Ruston Fire Department paramedics, along with one of the department’s rescue boats, are in South Louisiana today helping first responders there in the wake of the heavy rains and flash floods...
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08/13/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand re-opening of Walmart Supercenter on August 5. The Chamber and community appreciate the hard work of the staff...