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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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01/01/2014
Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish has been awarded Low Income Home Energy Assistance funds to help families with burden of high utility costs. H.E.L.P. will begin scheduling appointments and...
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01/01/2014
One thing Lincoln Parish is familiar with is helping those in need. A Lincoln Parish resident, Terry King, decided to help one man who is taking three months out of his life for a Pretty Big Run...
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01/01/2014
Local residents and community leaders have resolved to make 2014 a better year. Chief Donnie L. Watson of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 is focused on his job for the new year. “(I resolve)...
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01/01/2014
The desire to make the holidays perfect unfortunately results in some people overextending themselves financially. For some, this is just one more stone in their mountain of debt. Many people will...
01/01/2014
Advance tickets to Ag Expo 2014 will save adults $2 each. General admission at the door for Ag Expo will be $7 for adults; advance tickets are $5 each. Children under 6 are admitted free. Advance...
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12/31/2013
LAW ENFORCEMENT Ruston makes international news Lincoln Parish became the subject of international news earlier this year when 3-year-old Max Shatto, an adopted Russian boy, died unexpectedly in...
12/31/2013
CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Authorities say a cattleman and farmer from Calhoun was killed in a four-wheeler accident on his ranch. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Moore told The News-Star deputies...
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12/30/2013
A man is dead after a series of violent events that reportedly culminated in an officer involved shooting. According to a press release, at midnight Sunday, the Ruston Police Department responded to...
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12/30/2013
Sharon Ohler, of Versailles, Ky., pictured right, trotted her horse And He’s Gold around the track Saturday during the Western Pleasure class.
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12/30/2013
As the new year is only a couple days away and residents think of what their New Year’s Resolution will be, a popular choice will be to reduce, reuse and recycle. For the past year, Steve Jones,...