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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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03/19/2014
The Grambling High Foundation will be submitting an application to the state’s Board of Secondary Elementary Education for a Type II charter, after missing the deadline to submit an application for a...
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03/19/2014
The Farmerville Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are seeking a Ruston man believed to be responsible for a burglary at Northside Pharmacy. Farmerville Police Chief Bim...
03/19/2014
The head of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative says his group is willing to pay the $65,000 appraised price for property for a water treatment plant, if the Legislature OKs the sale...
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03/19/2014
Valentine’s Day was extra special for Kiana Carr Johnson this year. She received an extra special valentine as she was named teacher of the year at Betty and Jean Schmalz Elementary School in Katy,...
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03/18/2014
Harry Farrar sits in a recliner in the living room of his Ruston home. He’s just returned from a VFW meeting, and every now and then during the conversation, shares with his wife a bit of news he...
03/18/2014
The board of aldermen for the town of Dubach met in regular session Monday night. The board voted unanimously to pay the town’s bills, which totaled $49,087. Board members discussed the bills and...
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03/18/2014
Name: Gretchen Jones Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: Off and on 22 years (Tech Student, moved around, married and settled in Lincoln Parish 2003). Profession: Dance teacher, choreographer,...
03/18/2014
Spring cleaning is here once again, and the Pine Hills Children’s Advocacy Center is available to take those extra items off resident’s hands. Carole Carson, director and programing coordinator for...
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03/18/2014
Matt Land, of Choudrant (right), receives the $100 prize and T-shirt from Ken Carter, event organizer, for his winning T-Shirt design for the John Simoneaux Memorial Jam.
03/18/2014
Got an idea to make the community a better place to live? Would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is there with the assist. Through March 23, people from the United States and Canada can submit...