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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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09/19/2013
Genesis 1:1: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”  School is in full swing here at Emmanuel. Our teachers have been busy all summer planning exciting learning experiences for...
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09/19/2013
Fifty students at Mississippi College were recently inducted into the Mortar Board Cap and Gown Society for 2013-14, America’s premier national honor society that spotlights college seniors for their...
09/19/2013
The fourth annual Sportsman’s Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center, located at 116 Cox Ferry Road in Farmerville. Admission for ages 12 and up is...
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09/18/2013
At around 8 a.m. this morning, M.L. Smith Tanks and Refractories, located on Louisiana Highway 33 began the transportation of a 30 ton vessel to Arkansas. Tommy Gregg, engineering manager, said the...
09/18/2013
At approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday, Ruston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Circle K on 1705 North Service Rd E. “The clerk (on duty) said that three black males came in and ordered...
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09/18/2013
Long-time Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley passed away Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer. Buckley was diagnosed in May of this year and was undergoing chemotherapy treatments. “Bob was a...
09/18/2013
For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities,” according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges list released...
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09/18/2013
There were plenty of dreamers at the Ruston High field adjacent to the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department on James Street Saturday. And some may see their dreams of showing off their football...
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09/17/2013
Lincoln Parish residents are not strangers to volunteering. This is especially true within the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. However, volunteering for LPFD is different in that it requires...
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09/17/2013
Law enforcement in Louisiana and especially North Louisiana lost a leading figure this morning. Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley, 65, passed away early this morning after a long battle with cancer. “...