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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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11/15/2013
At 3:27 p.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team, arrested one man on charges of distribution at Fred’s in Ruston. Joseph Rolend...
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11/15/2013
The Ruston Farmers Market has many new activities this fall season, including a plant sale sponsored by the North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners, acceptance of SNAP/EBT cards, and a Giving Thanks...
11/15/2013
At 2 p.m. Tuesday the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and McCarter Financial Group will be presenting a free meeting with guest speaker, Michael Bertaut, about the Affordable Care Act at Trinity...
11/15/2013
From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston will be having their annual jambalaya and bake sale at Super 1 Foods. Jodi Wood, the Junior Auxiliary public relations chair, said...
11/14/2013
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that Jackson State University will receive an undisclosed amount from the SWAC to help with the financial losses it incurred from its canceled...
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11/14/2013
Jump roping teams from Texas will be double dutching their way into Lincoln Parish schools Friday and Saturday. Katie Hall, private basketball instructor and former team member on the USA jump roping...
11/14/2013
Funeral services for Eddie Robinson Jr., the son of legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in T.H. Harris Auditorium on the GSU campus....
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11/14/2013
Louisiana Tech University graduates will receive their diplomas at 10 a.m. Saturday during fall quarter commencement at the Thomas Assembly Center. William D. Hogan, president/CEO of the Bank of...
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11/14/2013
Parental involvement Grambling Laboratory High School set up two days focused on parental involvement for our senior and junior students. Oct. 23 was declared “Senior Day” at GHS, and Oct. 30 was...
11/14/2013
We would like to welcome Michelle Thrower as our interim principal. All CSE parents and community volunteers are invited to attend a Meet and Greet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in our parent center....