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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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02/14/2017
The state Office of Facility Planning and Control has approved the contract and scope of work for the next phase of a project seeking to pump water from Lake D’Arbonne to Farmerville and Ruston. “The...
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02/13/2017
1 in 9,000. That was the probability of Lilla Jimmerson’s photo being selected to appear in National Geographic Magazine’s feature titled “Anachronisms.” Her talent gained her a spot in that feature...
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02/13/2017
More than a decade ago, Susie Polk decided she wanted to do more to help children suffering from cancer. Her solution? Kupcakes for Kids. The program was similar to one she had created as a 4-H...
02/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will begin their regularly scheduled meeting with a public hearing on the sale of three adjudicated properties when they convene at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the courthouse....
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02/11/2017
Jaqwis Dancy has been in the news before. He’s the Louisiana Tech running back who was diagnosed with cancer last October. Initial stories centered, of course, on his own condition. They ran in news...
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02/11/2017
Four months after being diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma and enduring chemotherapy treatments, Louisiana Tech sophomore running back Jaqwis Dancy has learned he is cancer free. After being...
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02/11/2017
Who said dreams don’t come true? Just ask Astra Watts, Miss Grambling State University, and now an EBONY Queen. In fact, Watts, a New Orleans native, is only the third Miss GSU to be voted into the...
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02/11/2017
Derrick Johnson, Jonathan Swindell and Larry D. Leonard Jr. attend the Technical Assistance Workshop held recently in the Favrot Student Union at Grambling State University.
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02/11/2017
Boy Scouts of America Troop 45 has new ceremonial electronic bugle, thanks to an anonymous donor from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Parnell-Burt Post #3615. Post Commander J.D. Harper, left,...
02/11/2017
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot told a group of GSU students to focus on their studies without participating in illegal activities. “You did not come here to sell weed,” said Gallot...