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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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10/17/2013
The students at Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center have had a busy month! We kicked off October with an exciting field trip to the Ruston Fire Station. This outing took place during Fire Safety...
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10/17/2013
Under the direction of instructor Randall Elliott, the Ruston High School Eco Car Team is already busy with its design and preparation for the 2014 Shell Eco Marathon competition. The eighth annual...
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10/17/2013
Kindergarten news Glen View Elementary kindergarten students are enjoying the cooler weather and are looking forward to the upcoming October activities and field trips. This month, we are talking...
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10/16/2013
Sue McFadden, left, helps Betty Snowden, right, with a bowl of red beans and rice during Christian Community Action’s annual Poor Man’s Supper Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. The event was hosted...
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10/16/2013
At 11:31 a.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one man — and his dog — after a brief high-speed chase, which ended at the Spirit Mart on Louisiana Highway 33.
10/16/2013
Jettie McClain, 64, of Ruston, has been identified as the victim of an early morning residential structure fire on Tuesday on Edgewood Street. Just after midnight Monday, Ruston firefighters were...
10/16/2013
Facing tough financial choices, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury passed a motion at last week’s monthly meeting to maintain the same budget award requests for 2014 as were given in 2013. Several...
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10/16/2013
At 2 p.m. Friday students, teachers and parents at I.A. Lewis were seeing pink as they completed their breast cancer awareness walk, which raised $525. Christy Hipp, a parent at I.A. Lewis, said her...
10/16/2013
At 4:24 p.m. Tuesday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 20 about four miles west of West Monroe. The preliminary...
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10/15/2013
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science are celebrating the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ awarding of the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and...