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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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05/10/2014
Ruston’s Rotary Club recently wrapped up its 2013-14 Student of the Year program by presenting its annual scholarship awards. According to Scholarship Program Coordinator Diane Hunter, criteria for...
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05/10/2014
Phillip Ellis, of Bernice ,received an award from Mississippi College School of Law during its annual Law Day ceremony. Ellis was the recipient of the Frisby Griffing Marble Scholarship, given...
05/10/2014
The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the results of a survey of 25,000 students who took the PARCC test in April, showing students overwhelmingly prefer taking the computer-based...
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05/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s new eco-marathon car “Diesel Dawg” earned first place honors for vehicle design and third place for best diesel fuel mileage in the Urban Concept category of the 2014...
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05/09/2014
The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University in collaboration with the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held the first annual Hall of Fame Banquet on May 8 at Squire Creek Country Club....
05/09/2014
Saturday will be a fun-filled event for the community and members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Woodland Park (East End Park), the club will partner...
05/09/2014
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana legislators have kept thousands of taxpayer dollars that should have gone to reimburse expenses paid by their campaigns, according to an analysis of campaign and...
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05/09/2014
The University of Louisiana System began the process of selecting a new president for Grambling State University, in light of president Frank G. Pogue’s recent retirement announcement, in a...
05/09/2014
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the library and attend a special “Stitching with Mom” class on 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Community Room. Participants are encouraged to bring their moms and moms are...
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05/08/2014
Marc Broussard will grace the stage of the Dixie Center for the Arts on Friday for the annual Jazzland concert that will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. Broussard is a...