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The University of Louisiana System has eclipsed 90,000 students for the first time since 2012. An additional 588 students over last year brings the System’s total enrollment to 90,439 students. Six of the nine UL System institutions experienced some level of growth. Northwestern State University in Natchitoches boasted the highest percentage and student increase at 7 percent and 640 students, respectively. Grambling State University followed with a 6.8 percent increase from an additional 310 students. “Even during extremely difficult budget times, our universities have worked diligently to...

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12/13/2013
Joiya Smith is the one person on Grambling State University’s campus with a personal connection to the school’s newest, most dominant tiger sculpture. As an art major, she heard about an opportunity...
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12/12/2013
The annual Russ-Town Band Christmas Concert is set to take the stage of the Dixie Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The concert is the band’s gift to the community plus a benefit for Toys for...
12/12/2013
District Attorney Bob Levy’s request for a substantial increase in funding for his office from the Union Parish Police Jury was rejected during the police jury’s regular meeting Dec. 3. Levy...
12/12/2013
The Louisiana Tech University Department of Music will host an Opera Workshop Performance from 7:30 – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Director of the Opera Workshop Lisa Maxedon said the workshop has...
12/12/2013
GRAMBLING (AP) — Grambling State University will continue to have access to federal financial aid programs and is working to fix oversight issues cited this week by the state Legislative Auditor, a...
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12/12/2013
Ruston High cheerleaders brought home two state championships this weekend from the LHSAA State Cheerleading Championship. They won the state title in Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Performance and in...
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12/12/2013
Science Fair The Department of Science at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts held its annual science fair on Dec. 5 in the school gym. Awards were presented in introductory biology,...
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12/12/2013
Going Green Alma J. Brown Elementary is off to a good start with our Go Green Project. LSU AgCenter, along with our sponsors, Walmart, Community Trust Bank and Dr. Rhonda Pruitt, of True Care Dental...
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12/11/2013
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday the Ruston Fire Department as well as Ruston Police Department responded to an 18-wheeler turning over on Interstate 20. The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling...
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12/11/2013
For more than 10 years, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been giving hope to their clients during the Christmas season. Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey said program participants have...