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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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01/17/2014
Rodeo lovers in Lincoln Parish and surrounding areas will have a chance to see cowboys and cowgirls showcase their skills. J.E. Jordan, a stock contractor, will be providing the livestock for the...
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01/16/2014
At approximately 12:59 p.m. Wednesday, Ruston Police Department officers responded to a call for a three motor vehicle accident at North Trenton Street and West Mississippi Avenue. Sgt. Clint...
01/16/2014
At 6 p.m. today in the Lincoln Community Room, the Lincoln Parish Library will observe the 100th anniversary of the “War to end all Wars.” Ralph Brown, professor of history at University of Louisiana...
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01/16/2014
GRAMBLING — One Grambling State University professor received a promotion with the start of the new year. Tsegai Emmanuel has been selected as the new dean of the College of Business. He is a former...
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01/16/2014
At approximately, 12:39 p.m. Wednesday a grass fire broke out from a simple leaf burning at the home of Skip Russell. Russell said he had a yard man raking leaves into a pile. “I didn’t tell him to...
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01/16/2014
Drama Club Ruston Junior High School Drama Club members performed the childhood story “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” for elementary students at Glen View and Ruston Elementary School.  Another...
01/16/2014
Simsboro Elementary School has released the names of those students who achieved honor roll for the third six-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll – First grade: Khidan Brantley, Levi Cash, Kaleb...
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01/15/2014
The Ruston Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hill and Lewis Street. Both vehicles received moderate damage to the front ends....
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01/15/2014
At approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department was called to the office of Lincoln Parish Water District No. 3, located at 4035 U.S. Highway 80 in reference to a burglary....
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01/15/2014
The board of alderman for the city of Grambling made a decision on rescinding a 5 percent usage tax for charitable gaming organizations at their regular monthly meeting last week. Mayor Edward Jones...