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“Being an American means to be free.” That was the message from Miss Grambling State 2017 Jimmitriv “Jimmi” Roberson, 21, during an interview with The Washington Post in early October for an article titled “What Unites Us?” that was published online Thursday. “The common value that we all have is freedom, ultimately,” said Roberson to The Washington Post. “Because with religious values, they’re not all the same. Love and hate, division. We don’t all believe in the same thing. We have our right to do whatever we want to do in the NFL, with kneeling and everything.” The photo journalism project...

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12/02/2014
Because of his focus both in the classroom and on high school athletics, New Living Word junior Rashaan Proctor could be considered a big man on campus at the small Ruston school. But Proctor, who...
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12/02/2014
The National Math and Science Initiative and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have awarded Louisiana Tech University a $1.45 million grant to support teacher preparation in science, technology,...
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12/02/2014
Just after 8 a.m. today sirens were heard throughout downtown Ruston as the Ruston Fire Department responded to the Lincoln Parish Courthouse for suspected smoke on the third floor of the building....
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12/01/2014
What began as an at-home business has quickly developed into something larger than Josh Franklin has originally planned. Franklin, owner of BRG Gun Parts and Ammo, said once he’d gotten his federal...
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12/01/2014
A Chatham man remains in jail and his girlfriend out on bond following a weekend incident during which the pair allegedly beat the woman’s 14-year-old daughter. Police reports say Wynona Lavelle...
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12/01/2014
It’s going to “A Blue Christmas” in Ruston. The seasonal song made famous by Elvis Presley is the theme of this year’s Christmas parade. The parade, sponsored by JPS Equipment Rental and coordinated...
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12/01/2014
The Boys and Girls of North Central Louisiana recently received a donation from AT&T in support of ongoing club programming. Pictured from left to right are Louisiana state Sen. Rick Gallot,...
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11/29/2014
Freshman running back Jarred Craft (22) scored on this 58-yard touchdown run to help lead Louisiana Tech past Rice and earn a berth in the Conference USA championship game Saturday. The Bulldogs...
11/29/2014
Ruston electric utility customers could see a slight decrease in their bills beginning in July if the Board of Aldermen approves a contract to purchase power from Constellation Energy Resources. A...
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11/29/2014
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to help local children find something special under the Christmas tree through the annual Toys for Tots drive. Boxes are now out at various locations...