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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition. “I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.” Jonathan is the second consecutive student from Lincoln Parish to represent the area at the competition that is an interactive academic contest that encourages fifth through eighth grade students to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world...

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06/14/2016
Five Grambling residents spoke about Grambling’s history Monday to kick off the city’s annual Juneteenth celebration. Martha Andrus, Sidney Branch, Lawrence Garner, James Cornwell and Willie Giles...
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06/14/2016
More than 100 Lincoln, Claiborne and Ouachita parish educators, Monroe City and Caddo Parish School Board Leaders and Grambling State University faculty attended the inaugural Louisiana Tech...
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06/13/2016
Eli St. Martin stood focused on the large pair of scissors in his right hand. Carefully, he cut along the seam between a red and white stripe of the rumpled American flag that lay half in his lap and...
06/13/2016
Citizens who wish to speak with Lincoln Parish Police jury members about the authorization to claim ownership of adjudicated property parcel No. 29184507011 off state Hwy. 507 will have their chance...
06/13/2016
Grambling’s Juneteenth Heritage Festival, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, has begun. Yanise Days, Juneteenth Committee member, said the week is filled with plenty of family...
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06/13/2016
Newly crowned 2017 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Outsanding Teen Gracie Reichman, bottom right, waves as she’s crowned by 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake, top right. Adding congratulations to Reichman...
06/11/2016
The Cobbler Gobbler is looking for challengers. The self-proclaimed world champion peach cobbler eater has taken to social media and other venues to push one of the Louisiana Peach Festival’s newest...
06/11/2016
For more than a decade, Barnes Portraiture has brought plenty of smiles, laughs and angry faces during the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Baby Photo Contests. Shannon Davidson, administrative...
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06/11/2016
Riley Nations, center, was honored as the Princess Peach 2017. Pictured with Riley is, from left, Miss Dixie Gem Peach 2016 Anna Blake; Miss Spirit of Ruston 2016 Laryssa Bonacquisti; and Princess...
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06/11/2016
One local horse owner needed a new hobby and found just the right thing. Williams Brazzel, a longtime north Louisiana resident raised in Lincoln Parish, said horse racing is hard for him to describe...