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Leon Sanders has been appointed to handle operations by the University of Louisiana System at Grambling State University beginning Friday. GSU’s vice president of finance and administration will take over following former president Willie Larkin’s resignation June 23 at the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors meeting. Larkin’s resignation is effective starting Thursday. Sanders will coordinate with the UL System on all personnel, academic and financial decisions. “Grambling State University has experienced an unusual number of leadership changes in the past 25 years and the system...

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Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth (center) buys the first ticket for a Jeep raffle benefiting Buddy Ball of Ruston. Buddy Ball is a softball league for special-needs youngsters. Tickets for this 2014...
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State Rep. Rob Shadoin served as the main speaker at the Northeast Louisiana Association of Realtors meeting earlier this week at the Historic Ruston Fire Station. The program was presented by Diane...
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