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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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02/25/2014
Richard Dieter, Walter Moss and Cain Budds (left to right) performed at Sundown Tavern Saturday as part of the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial “Johnny Jam” held Friday and Saturday at Sundown...
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02/25/2014
For 13 years Eldonta Osborne has put in time and effort into the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. But if it wasn’t for his past — playing football in junior high and on into the...
02/25/2014
Residents of Grambling may begin receiving better cell phone service if the city chooses to enter into a contract with AT&T. During the February meeting of the board of aldermen, Darren Harrell,...
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02/25/2014
The Lincoln Parish Museum currently has a Native American pottery and arrowhead exhibit on display, and last week guest speaker Jeffrey S. Girard spoke about the exhibit.  For the past 25 years,...
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02/24/2014
The 15th Annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and Silent Auction was the most popular one to date with more than 350 people attending the event Saturday night in the Ruston Civic Center. “This is...
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02/24/2014
Louisiana Tech University alumnus, Ruston resident and State Rep. Rob Shadoin will serve as keynote speaker for the winter commencement ceremony. Graduation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the...
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02/24/2014
A Ruston man has been charged with careless operation and second offense driving while intoxicated after his car rear-ended his wife’s car, causing both vehicles to become airborne and overturn....
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02/24/2014
Residents tired of the same old workout or looking for a way to wind down after a stressful day are in luck. Blue Sky Yoga, located in the shopping center behind Raising Cane’s, offers a place to...
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02/22/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to get involved with its Adopt-A-School program. The program is in its sixth year after a long-standing sabbatical and AAS...
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02/22/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. He’s known as one of the greatest college football coaches of all time, but the...