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The Delta Regional Authority recently selected Grambling State University as one of six Historically Black Universities to be a part of their HBCU Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative. Otto Meyers, interim vice president of advancement, said interested HBCUs submitted an application to the Delta Regional Authority for competitive review. The application process required each university to address previous work in developing and supporting entrepreneurs, a vision for expanding these efforts and the identification of community partners. Otto Meyers, assembled a team to develop the application....

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11/05/2013
A year and a half ago Vicki Staples put her scrubs away and picked up her price gun — after 30 years as a nurse, she became the owner of The Avenue Christian Bookstore in Ruston. Throughout her time...
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11/05/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on charges of distribution of marijuana and resisting arrest after an attempted traffic...
11/05/2013
Local residents will have a chance to voice their thoughts on a proposed charter school application today when a special public hearing is held at 5:30 p.m. prior to the 6 p.m. regularly scheduled...
11/05/2013
The Health Hut, Lincoln Parish’s mobile health-care provider, will kick of its newest program with a daylong community expo and health conference Nov. 21 at the Lincoln Parish Events Center. Lighten...
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11/04/2013
At approximately 1 p.m. Sunday, a car crashed into a utility pole along the Interstate 20 westbound service road. It reportedly knocked out power for businesses in the area for several hours. As of...
11/04/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets the opportunity tonight to revisit a request from Alderman Elmore Mayfield that the city allocate an additional $10,000 for the Lincoln Total Community Action Head...
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11/04/2013
At 6:03 a.m. Friday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested one man on seven counts of distribution of marijuana. Samee Munir Hassan, 21, of...
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11/04/2013
Ruston’s Christmas and Louisiana Peach Festival parades have a new organizer. The Rotary Club of Ruston will coordinate both events as a result of the demise of the Ruston Jaycees, long-time manager...
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11/04/2013
For the past 17 years, Manuel Chinchilla has served the Ruston community through his convenience store, Pow Wow. “It has always been the plan to get into the restaurant business,” he said. “That is...
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11/03/2013
Getting rid of some portable buildings is one of the top priorities on Ruston Junior High School Principal Tim Nutt’s to-do list if voters approve a millage tax extension on Nov. 16. Since the last...