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The Delta Regional Authority recently selected Grambling State University as one of six Historically Black Universities to be a part of their HBCU Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative. Otto Meyers, interim vice president of advancement, said interested HBCUs submitted an application to the Delta Regional Authority for competitive review. The application process required each university to address previous work in developing and supporting entrepreneurs, a vision for expanding these efforts and the identification of community partners. Otto Meyers, assembled a team to develop the application....

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07/09/2016
The inaugural St. Jude Golf Tournament sponsored by Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will be held July 16 at Trails End Golf Course in Arcadia. ESA is a service/philanthropic...
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07/09/2016
Laureen Mayfield will join eight other Louisiana residents as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Advisory Council on Disability Affairs. The Simsboro native and her colleagues will advise Gov. Edwards on...
07/09/2016
Alcohol sales at Ruston bars and restaurants could be legal until 2 a.m. if the Board of Aldermen sets in motion an ordinance revamping some of the city’s liquor regulations. Introduction of the...
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07/09/2016
Question: We had our wills drafted when our children were very young. They are both adults now (one is married). Do we need to have our wills redone? Answer: Ever had a flat tire? My friend Mark got...
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07/09/2016
When you retire, will your cost of living decline? Some of your expenses may indeed drop, but others won’t. Plus, you may have some new ones to consider. So, all in all, it’s a good idea to think...
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07/09/2016
If you own a small business, there are many retirement plan alternatives available to help you and your eligible employees save for retirement. For most closely-held business owners, a Simplified...
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07/09/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cotton Top Print Shop and Fine Arts. Located in downtown Ruston at 118 W. Park Ave., Cotton Top offer custom screen...
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07/09/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Belle de Fleur, Ruston Florist’s boutique located at 1102 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Belle de Fleur Boutique, French for...
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07/08/2016
Five individuals have submitted their resume’ for consideration for the position of Grambling State University President. The applicants are: • Rick Gallot, attorney, former state lawmaker; • Paul...
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07/08/2016
Ruston city Clerk Emmett Gibbs lowers the U.S. flag to half staff this morning in honor of the Dallas area law enforcement officers killed in Thursday night’s ambush.