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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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03/20/2014
Residents in the Watertank Road area will be seeing improvements coming their way in the coming weeks. The improvements are coming from the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant funding $600,...
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03/20/2014
Local advocates of legalizing the sale of raw milk say the issue is primarily one of giving consumers a choice. “I bet you not a week goes by that somebody doesn’t ask us for milk,” Tom Faber, a...
03/20/2014
A bill allowing the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative to purchase land in the Old D’Arbonne State Park as the site of a water treatment plant is on its way to the full Senate for...
03/20/2014
Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many...
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03/20/2014
Now wrapping up its seventh year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the RHS PTA is proud to announce that the initiative provided $5,867.41 in...
03/20/2014
Ruston Junior High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) carried 18 members to the District II FBLA Leadership Conference on Feb. 5. As the only middle level chapter competing against high...
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03/20/2014
Natchitoches — Twenty-nine students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts participated in district literary rally held Feb. 22 at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston.
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03/20/2014
Top left: Emmanuel Baptist Preschool celebrates Read Across America Week with green eggs and ham for snack. Top right: Jack Henry said he loves Dr. Seuss. Bottom left: Stella enjoys eating her green...
03/20/2014
Winners in the 2014 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech on Feb. 22. Over 1,600 students competed...
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03/19/2014
Four local law enforcement agencies came together Tuesday to further their education on the topic of DNA. Hosted by the Ruston Police Department, employees with the North Louisiana Criminalistics...