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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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12/05/2013
Thanskgiving feast Children at Temple Baptist WEEkday enjoyed Thanksgiving feasts with their parents on Nov. 21. Field trips, fire safety Temple WEEkday, Pre-K 3 and 4, and K-Connection classes had a...
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12/05/2013
Duke Talent Program Cedar Creek School recently recognized the 38 of its fourth- and fifth-graders who qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. The students scored in the 95th percentile...
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12/04/2013
Bank of Ruston, located at 505 N. Vienna St., is hosting the 10 Year Anniversary of Art exhibit. The exhibit will be available for viewing through Jan. 2. All pieces are for sale and can be purchased...
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12/04/2013
GRAMBLING — Former Grambling State University wingback/running back Broderick Fobbs has been named the new head coach of the GSU football program. Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue...
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12/04/2013
At 10:21 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive from another jurisdiction for resisting an officer in Vienna. According to the affidavit, LPSO stopped a Dodge Challenger...
12/04/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission will host an official opening ceremony of the newly completed Tainter gate spillway at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and...
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12/04/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade is set to roll through the city on Dec. 14. Nelda Williams Baisy, Grambling Joy Fund Committee chairperson, said those interested in participating should...
12/03/2013
A Houston woman was killed in what was originally believed to be a car crash with a deer. At approximately 1 a.m. Monday, Grambling Police responded to the 7500 block of U.S. Highway 80 in Grambling...
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12/03/2013
Serving in the Korean War and teaching at Lincoln High School through segregation — Henry Island is a man who has seen the changing of the times. “My experiences are unexplainable,” he said. Island...
12/03/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has endorsed a resolution supporting Amtrak passenger rail service through North Louisiana. The board’s action Monday night adds the city to a growing list of...