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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:33am
BATON ROUGE — Grambling State University’s effort to start a new undergraduate nursing program got a boost Wednesday when the Louisiana Board of Regents endorsed a letter of intent in support of a smaller, focused, more demanding academic curriculum, classroom training and support so students will be successful. The Board of Regents vote in favor of the letter of intent was unanimous. If the process continues as planned, the first cohort of 30 students can start with the new GSU nursing program in fall 2018. “We’re happy that the Board of Regents has supported our efforts today, and this is...

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04/24/2014
A Ruston man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly stabbing a man at the EZ Mart on California Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, Ruston Police Department officers were dispatched to...
04/24/2014
The Board of Control of the Lincoln Parish Library held a special-called meeting on Wednesday. During the meeting the board immediately went into executive session to discuss a personnel issue. Once...
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04/24/2014
Ben Serio, a senior at Ruston High School, has been selected as one of 1,000 National Merit Scholarship recipients throughout the country. Ben was chosen out of 16,000 candidates to compete in the...
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04/24/2014
The Dubach Art Show and Silent Auction, “Art Rocks!,” will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10.The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization (DRABO) will sell $5 plate lunches that...
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04/24/2014
Ruston Elementary would like to give a big thank you to the Ruston High cheerleaders and football players. They came to our school and helped us get pumped up and ready for the test! The students and...
04/24/2014
Principal’s List First grade:
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04/23/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School is asking residents in the area to help them celebrate their upcoming 90th anniversary, and one way they can do this is to donate memorabilia. “Anyone in the community who...
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04/23/2014
At approximately 9:50 a.m.Tuesday, an accident occured at the 97 mile marker on Interstate 20. According to the Louisiana State Police Public Information Officer Albert Paxton, the accident involved...
04/23/2014
The Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association will be holding their annual conference from Tuesday through May 2 at the Ruston Civic Center. The 2014 LAFFIA Conference will be hosted...
04/23/2014
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will be wrapping up this year’s Adopt-A-School program with a luncheon set for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. “Each year we kick off...