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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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10/09/2013
Operation Summer Heat adds eighth arrests to the more than 100 arrests that have been made this summer. At 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics...
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10/09/2013
Fifth-graders from Bienville and Union parishes were soaked with water conservation knowledge at Lincoln Parish Park on Friday. For three years the Louisiana Sparta Groundwater Commission has held...
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10/09/2013
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will host Jazzland, a tribute to Louisiana’s jazz legends, Nov. 1. The event will help raise funds for the club and tickets are currently on sale...
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10/08/2013
Ann Marie Roberts picks up a can of green beans and methodically puts it in a brown paper grocery bag. “I tend to stick with things I get involved in,” she said. Roberts, of Ruston, got involved...
10/08/2013
Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown has announced a $5,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals causing vandalism or theft of Claiborne...
10/08/2013
Work will begin soon on an apron expansion at the Ruston Regional Airport. The city’s Board of Aldermen approved an agreement Monday with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...
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10/08/2013
Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates have been named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2012 Achievement Award recipients. This year’s distinguished educator winners are current RHS teacher...
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10/07/2013
The hundreds of residents at Railroad Park had on their walking shoes for the sixth annual Juvenile Diabetes Relief Fund Walk for the Cure on Saturday. At 9:30 a.m. individuals, families,...
10/07/2013
The Board of Aldermen of the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to introduce a new ordinance. Aldermen introduced an ordinance that prohibits the operation of bottle/bring your-...
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10/07/2013
October is here and residents are Wiggin’ Out over breast cancer. At 6 p.m. Thursday, the third annual Wiggin’ Out fundraiser at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant will begin with food, music...