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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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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...
12/03/2013
Sustained oil and gas activity plus building projects at two local industries continue to boost Lincoln Parish sales tax collections, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry Moore said Monday. But...
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12/02/2013
Families at Alma J. Brown Elementary School will get a chance to learn about the importance of healthy lifestyles through a program sponsored by the Community Nutrition Programs from the LSU AgCenter...
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12/02/2013
When purchasing items, many have heard people say always buy products that are made in the United States, and while this may seem hard at times, two local residents opened a shop in downtown Ruston...
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11/30/2013
Cedar Creek senior football players posed together minutes after the end of the Cougars’ 28-7 home win over St. Edmunds Friday night that propelled them to next week’s Division IV semifinal matchup...
11/30/2013
Each year there are people who go through the holidays and are having a less than perfect year, and fortunately in Lincoln Parish there is an event designed to help. Janet Wilson, along with her...
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11/30/2013
NEW ORLEANS — Using “requirement” often, nationally known economist Julianne Malveaux said historically black universities need more entrepreneurial approaches and more bottom-up help for students —...
11/30/2013
Christmas time is a happy time with gifts and warm memories for some, but others may not get a very abundant Christmas. The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization and the town of Dubach...
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11/29/2013
The Grambling State Tigers look to put a big and positive end to one of their most negative season ever as they take on Southern University in the annual Bayou Classic Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz...