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December 1st

G-Men focused on the real prize — a SWAC title

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GRAMBLING — The Bayou Classic is also huge for Grambling State University, so last weekend’s 52-23 win over Southern University at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is a big deal.
But now the Tigers are moving on to bigger things.
Ranked No 1 in the Historically Black College football polls and No. 14 in the FCS Top 25 Coaches Poll, the G-Men will take on Alcorn State University in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at 3 p.m. Saturday at NRG Stadium in Houston.
That game will be televised on ESPNU.

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Dunkin’ Dogs downed in OT at Cal, 68-59

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BERKELEY, Calif. — Undersized and outmanned, Louisiana Tech nearly ended California’s 23-game home winning streak but the Bears were able to escape with a 68-59 win in overtime on Wednesday night inside Haas Pavilion.
Jalen Harris did not suit up and Qiydar Davis suffered an injury in the first half which put Tech’s (3-3) depth to the test against a team who was receiving points in the top 25.

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November 30th

Anita K. Young

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Funeral services for Anita “Nita” Young, age 73, of Ruston, LA, will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Rocky Springs Baptist Church, Lisbon, LA - 425 Rocky Springs Road, Homer, LA 71040. Interment will follow at Rocky Springs Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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RCT rings in season with ‘Wonderful Life”

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With the decorating of trees and anticipation of a visit from Santa Claus, the holiday season has officially begun in Lincoln Parish and the Ruston Community Theatre is ready to present its contribution to the holiday spirit — “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
The production is a classic holiday play, said Jane Wallace who is making her debut as director of a RCT production. Wallace is a junior high science teacher and drama club sponsor at Choudrant High School.

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Holiday Arts Tour kicks off Friday in Ruston

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Recently named No. 9 in the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list for December, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Holiday Arts Tour will kick off at 5 p.m. Friday in downtown Ruston.
Jessica Slaughter said while there would be shopping and artist’s demonstrations as there have been in the past, there is something new this year as well.

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Ground broken for first phase of greenway

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Elected officials joined local cycling enthusiasts and Chamber of Commerce representatives Tuesday to turn the first shovelfuls of dirt on Phase 1 of the Rock Island Greenway biking and walking path.
“It’s going to connect neighbor to neighbor,” Ammen Jordan, Ruston’s development director, said about the trail that will eventually span from the northern to southern city limits along the old Rock Island Railroad bed.

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NAMI to host Christmas dinner

The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its 30th annual Christmas dinner meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, at the Ruston Civic Center. The guest speaker will be Sheryl Muwwakkil, manager and social worker at the Ruston Behavioral Health Clinic in Ruston, Louisiana. Her topic will be “We Are Family”— How family members can support their loved ones during diagnosis, treatment, crisis intervention and recovery.

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10th annual Grambling parade

The Annual Grambling Christmas Parade is Dec. 10.
Area churches, schools, bands, businesses, clubs, scouts, ROTC groups and organizations are invited to participate by picking up a parade application and consent forms at the Grambling City Hall, 127 King Street.
The parade is scheduled to line up at 10 a.m. at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church, 2155 Martin Luther King Ave. and will begin promptly at 11 a.m.

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Early voting underway

There will be a state-wide run-off election for U.S. Senate between Foster Campbell and John Kennedy on Dec. 10. 
Also on the ballot will be two millage renewal propositions that are parish-wide.  For the city of Grambling residents, there will be one millage renewal proposition.
 Early voting for the Dec. 10 election will be in the registrar of voters’ office in the Lincoln Parish Courthouse Saturday. Early Voting hours will be 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.
If you have any questions, please call the registrar’s office at (318)251-5110.

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Veteran’s Day program was a joy

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Recently I participated in the Ruston Veteran’s Day program.
I am very thankful to the mayor and the committee that put the program together.
It was certainly a worthy event and the setting as beautiful.
Railroad Park and the covered facility were very nice and proper for the occasion.
My mind wandered a bit as Mayor Ronny Walker, Bill Elmore and others took their time at the microphone while we all waited the fly over the F-15s.
I looked into the crowd and observed the faces.

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