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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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12/15/2015
Meet Mr. Moe. He is a full blooded Mountain Curr that is looking for his furever home! He is up-to-date on shots and is neutered. Mr. Moe loves to run and play. He likes other dogs and kids as well...
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12/14/2015
A team of Louisiana Tech University faculty and administrators has been selected by the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation as one of only 14...
12/14/2015
First Baptist Church’s Celebration Adult and Children Choirs will present their combined Christmas Musical at 6:15 p.m., on Wednesday, at 200 S. Trenton St. to area residents. Under the direction of...
12/12/2015
Soldiers from Louisiana National Guard’s 528th Engineer Battalion were honored with a Military Family Day hosted by Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home along with its Family Counseling Center and...
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12/12/2015
State Champion Dubach School just completed another successful cross-country season. The team is celebrating its recent success at the Louisiana Elementary/Junior High Cross Country Championships in...
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12/12/2015
John Robken of Ruston participated in the Science Fair held on Dec. 1 at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. His project was “Using Hooke’s Law to Calculate Spring Constant.” Anna Harris...
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12/12/2015
Hillcrest cares October was Breast Cancer Awareness month and Hillcrest teachers, students, together with the employees of First National Bank donated $450 to Wiggin’ Out. November was Diabetes...
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12/12/2015
Montessori School of Ruston preschool and kindergarten students recently visited their Adopt-a-School partner Bank of Ruston. The students, led by teachers Shelly Edgerton and Rachel Rodriquez,...
12/12/2015
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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12/11/2015
Downtown Ruston provides the perfect atmosphere for holiday celebrations and the Christmas traditions continue at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Gather in downtown Ruston for performances by the Russ...