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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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05/31/2017
The Cypress Springs Elementary Enrichment class recently participated in Lemonade Day. Lemonade Day is an entrepreneur program for fourth graders. This year, LeAnn Patterson’s class voted to donate...
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05/31/2017
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana provides a scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors in the community, The Eddie G. Robinson Sr. “Be Great: Graduate Scholarship”...
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05/31/2017
The third and final Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit of Northeast Louisiana competition for the 2016-17 academic year was held recently at CenturyLink Headquarters in Monroe, with Louisiana Tech...
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05/30/2017
Local veterans Lundy Cavender, 96, left, and Sam Mattox, 97, right, were among those participating in Monday’s Memorial Day fish fry sponsored by Cook Baptist Church. Both men served in the Pacific...
05/27/2017
The Ruston Community Theater has announced the cast for its second junior musical, “The Lion King, Junior.” Show dates are June 20 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., June 21 at 2 p.m. and June 22 at 7 p.m. Anna...
05/27/2017
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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05/26/2017
Homeowners in Ruston’s Foxxwood Subdivision met recently with Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Eldred Hardison, far right, to learn how to organize a Neighborhood Watch program. Neighborhood Watch is...
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05/26/2017
New Music on the Bayou is returning for its second annual summer festival! The festival will present contemporary-classical music across Northeast Louisiana from May 31 to June 3. Six concerts in...
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05/25/2017
The Association of Child Life Professionals Board of Directors will present Louisiana Tech University Family and Child Studies instructor Anita Pumphrey with a Distinguished Lifetime Service Award...
05/23/2017
The Ruston Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will celebrate its 31st Anniversary and Mental Health Month on Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Ruston Civic Center. The topic for this...