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The Black Poetry Contest, hosted by the Grambling Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, was held on June 11 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Winners include: Grades 1-3: First Place — Passion Augustus —“Harlem” Second Place — Amaya Major— “Incident” Third Place — Germaine Dodson — “Harlem Grades 4-6: First Place — Aalaeyah Dennis —“At the Closed Gate of Justice” Second Place — Asia Nicole Gahagan —“We Wear the Mask” Third Place — Adriana Dodson — “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” Grades 7-9: First Place — Raevyn McKnight — “Ballard of Birmingham Second Place...

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04/17/2017
The garden of Ida Grey Graham on Honeysuckle Lane is the selection of the Ruston Garden Club for Garden of the Month for April. The spacious garden is inviting and well maintained.
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04/17/2017
By GSU Media Bureau Grambling State University’s Orchesis Dance Company is preparing for its 10th year anniversary performance of the annual Dance His High Praise show in Shreveport. The Saturday...
04/15/2017
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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04/14/2017
Alana Lewis is the new Miss Louisiana Outstanding Teen. She represented the Louisiana Watermelon Festival at the 2017 Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen pageant April 9 at the University of Louisiana...
04/14/2017
The Littera met in the gracious home of Mildred McGehee with 21 members present April 5. Members enjoyed the lovely Easter decorations as they were served desert. President Carolyn Russell thanked...
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04/14/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will present “Hunky Dory” with lead actor, co-producer, and co-writer Tomas Pais at 7 p.m. April 27 at the Dixie Center. This will be the final installment of...
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04/12/2017
Last week, hundreds of Boys & Girls Clubs celebrated National Boys & Girls Club Week by showing what happens inside their blue doors. Across the country and on U.S. military installations...
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04/12/2017
What is NAMI Ruston? How can we serve you? NAMI Ruston strives to improve the lives of persons who are living with a mental health issue and their families. The organization continues to raise...
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04/11/2017
Christian Community Action Board of Directors held an appreciation luncheon for their 42 volunteers who served more than 4,000 collective hours last year to the community through CCA.
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04/10/2017
The Ruston Community theatre performed Agatha Christie’s classic “Mousetrap” last weekend at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Starting left in the back row are Anky Kiremire as Major Metcalf; Geri...