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The University of Louisiana System has eclipsed 90,000 students for the first time since 2012. An additional 588 students over last year brings the System’s total enrollment to 90,439 students. Six of the nine UL System institutions experienced some level of growth. Northwestern State University in Natchitoches boasted the highest percentage and student increase at 7 percent and 640 students, respectively. Grambling State University followed with a 6.8 percent increase from an additional 310 students. “Even during extremely difficult budget times, our universities have worked diligently to...

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09/28/2013
The 25th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival was held Friday and Saturday with large crowds in attendance both days. Area residents were able to enjoy a variety of vendors on Saturday, along with the...
09/28/2013
Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Highway 167 south of Louisiana Highway 15 at 8:48 p.m. Friday.
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09/28/2013
If you’re like most people, you think estate planning is only for the wealthy. The truth is that everyone — regardless of how much money they have — needs an estate plan. Here are a few frequently...
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09/28/2013
As an investor, how much risk can you tolerate? It’s an important question — because the answer can help you make the right investment choices.
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09/28/2013
Question: I have had some money invested through a professional money management firm for the last three years. Recently I compared how they did with an account I set up at about the same time. My...
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09/28/2013
Kindergarten News The kindergarteners at Choudrant Elementary School are starting the year off great. We have 63 students this year, and everyone is making a lot of new friends. The first couple of...
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09/28/2013
We welcome Pamela M. Payne to the helm of Grambling Middle and Grambling High School. “I’m especially excited that I will work with a talented faculty and staff to educate young men and women,...
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09/28/2013
Ruston Junior High School has gotten off to a great beginning this 2013-2014 School Year by learning the state rating based on last year’s tests results will cause RJHS to move from a “C” rating to a...
09/27/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
09/27/2013
The Church of the Champions will host a non-denominational worship service at Howard Auditorium each Sunday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. beginning October 6. The worship service will feature dynamic...