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GRAMBLING — After hundreds of classes, papers, midterms and finals, Prentiss Smiley crossed the stage at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center in commencement exercises at Grambling State University on Friday. As the top fall graduate, Smiley had the honor of addressing his peers when he delivered his valedictorian speech. Even though he was a double major in computer information systems and history, Smiley did not let that stop him from achieving success in and out of the classroom. He received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Carter G. Woodson Award, Thurgood Marshall-Wells...

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02/01/2016
Bossier Parish Community College Division of Communication and Performing Arts announces auditions for the upcoming production of the children’s play “Three Little Pigs” as told by Stephen W....
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02/01/2016
No one wants to go camping in cold raining weather, so the RVs were abandoned and the Caney Lake Good Sammers set out for Pat and Joe Dickson’s comfy home for the two-day campout. The day began with...
01/30/2016
Margaret Anne Emory welcomed the Pierian Club to the Lincoln Parish Museum for their January meeting. The hostess was Beverly Beasley with Linda Richmond and Kathey Roane as co-hostesses. They...
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01/30/2016
After suffering a severe medical emergency earlier this month, Marna Irby has been released from the hospital and is staying with her granddaughter in Prattsville, Alabama. Erma Hudson, local...
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01/30/2016
Meet Sasha. If residents don’t want a cat that likes to love on them all the time, then this is not the cat for them. This cat is ready for a new owner that likes to cuddle just as much as she does....
01/30/2016
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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01/29/2016
The Louisiana Tech University Music Department is going out of the 2016 winter quarter with a bang and a high note, too. We start this month off with a String Recital at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Howard...
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01/29/2016
Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries was presented the Faith in Families Award from the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. The award was given for LBCH’s...
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01/28/2016
Luke Mercer, a senior at Ruston High School, received the James Huey Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Award at a recent meeting in West Monroe. Luke is the son of Paula W. Mercer...
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01/27/2016
Betty Fuqua, right, presents a donation to Margaret Ann Emory, left, of the Lincoln Parish Museum, from Laureate Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.