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Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:11am
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After more than five years, one local Grambling State University criminal justice assistant professor decides it was time to start creating again. Herbert Simmons’ artwork is currently on display until Thursday at the Dunbar Art Gallery on GSU’s campu. “The Work of Dr. Herbert Simmons Jr. & Selections from the Simmons Collection of African American Art” includes Simmons’ work and collected pieces by prominent artist William Tolliver, Simmons said. Simmons, from Jonesboro, volunteered to share his work after visiting a Black History Month art exhibit. “It was just time to create again,” he...

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01/17/2017
The 18th Annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction is set at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets are $60, and include dinner, dancing, live music by Windstorm,...
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01/16/2017
City and parish officials cut the ribbon Friday to formally open the recycling transfer station located at the Lincoln Parish Landfill. Once the trucks have made their rounds, they back inside the...
01/16/2017
Critics say Rondi Charleston sings a lazy jazz ballad like no other — now Ruston gets to decide as she performs at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “Rondi Charleston is no...
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01/16/2017
It’s that time of year again, and Miss Louisiana Tech University Anna Blake has begun her efforts to help collect prom dresses, then match them with local high school junior and senior girls who...
01/14/2017
Drug-related arrests in Lincoln Parish jumped almost 40 percent from 2015 to 2016, and drug charges increased slightly more than 32 percent over the same time period, figures released Friday by...
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01/14/2017
Members of the Ruston High School Choir will soon be able to knock two items off of their bucket list. The choir will compete in the Worldstrides Choral Festival national competition Saturday in...
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01/14/2017
In the 1990s, the Bill Best Humanitarian Award was created to recognize a citizen’s efforts to make lives better for others with an emphasis placed on volunteer service performed over several years....
01/14/2017
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Pierry, an industry-leading marketing software and solutions company, today announced it has opened an office in Ruston, Louisiana, on the campus of Louisiana Tech University....
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01/14/2017
Ken Telford was recognized for 37 years of outstanding and dedicated service that contributed to the success of Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group located at 276 Fiberboard Road in Grambling...
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01/14/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office of Rob Shadoin, State Representative for District 12, on Dec. 15.