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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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02/08/2017
Representatives of local and parish governments, along with public education and the business community, will be front and center Monday night at the second annual Lincoln Parish United town hall...
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02/07/2017
Thomas Patton, left, shakes hands with Choudrant Mayor Bill Sanderson, right, after being sworn in Monday as an alderman for the Village of Choudrant. Patton replaces Brandon Williams who resigned.
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02/07/2017
When life gets a little too quiet in Louisiana, it is time for a little Zydeco music. The Lincoln Parish Library invites residents to join them as they host Sean Ardoin and his band Zydekool at 6 p.m...
02/07/2017
For the first time since 1993, a new trail is coming to a local park and the city is looking for volunteers to help get the site ready. An approximately 1.5-mile multi-use trail for bicyclists,...
02/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has agreed to spend slightly more than $1 million to complete the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex to be built off U.S. 167 South...
02/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will review a proposed calendar for the 2017-18 school year during the regularly scheduled board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood...
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02/06/2017
Joanne Hood, director of A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected to serve as Louisiana’s representative with the National Association of Elementary School...
02/06/2017
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will host the world premiere of “She Kills Monsters” at Stone Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing...
02/05/2017
Recycling pickup within the city of Ruston is expanding to once a week beginning March 2. The popularity of the program plus the volume of recyclables prompted the switch only a month into Ruston’s...
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02/05/2017
With powdered sugar and green, gold and purple sprinkles scattered across the main table in the Family and Consumer Science room of Simsboro High School, students got a lesson in a Louisiana...