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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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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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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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The Presbyterian Church of Ruston has donated 30 fans to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office TRIAD fan drive. TRIAD is collecting fans to be distributed to qualified senior and disabled citizens who...
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Financial services firm Edward Jones moves up on the annual Fortune 500 list, as published by Fortune magazine, in its fourth appearance in four years, according to Jeremy Hebert a financial advisor...
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The Ruston chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association has donated $20,000 to the school’s endowed scholarship fund. The chapter’s efforts were recognized earlier this month...