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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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02/13/2014
Ruston Police Department made an arrest Monday for two men allegedly involved in illegally purchasing goods from Lowe’s. RPD officers responded to Lowe’s after receiving a call from an employee in...
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02/13/2014
The K-Connection class at Temple Baptist has been learning about glaciers and making snow. Rhett Bridges and Hydi Boyd, center, and Ava Puckett and Anna Robbins learn about snow with a hands-on...
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02/13/2014
Shakespeare contest Cedar Creek senior Irie Ewers earned first place in the school’s annual Shakespeare competition. Sophomore Mary Tyler Storms earned second place; freshman Sarfraz Ahmed placed...
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02/12/2014
Winter weather conditions continued into today causing multiple accidents in the Lincoln Parish area. In an interview late Tuesday, Albert Paxton, public information officer with Louisiana State...
02/12/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish may be dealing with the effects of winter storm Pax a little longer than emergency preparedness officials first anticipated. “It doesn’t look like it’s going to get out of...
02/12/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury and the Public Works Committee met Tuesday night in a regularly scheduled meeting to discuss several agenda items. The Public Works Committee took official action to...
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02/12/2014
The controversial Common Core education curriculum and the possible legalization of marijuana are expected to be among the hot-button issues when the Louisiana Legislature convenes next month, local...
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02/12/2014
Submitted photo- Locals have joined forces to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department by buying a raffle ticket that earns them a chance at 52 guns with a weekly raffle. For more information...
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02/11/2014
It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank...
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02/11/2014
Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy. Brown formally...