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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:42am
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A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A. E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 points over last year, earning the school an overall letter grade of “A” and the highest score of any non-magnet school in the northern region of the state.  School Performance Scores are based on a variety of factors including student achievement...

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11/17/2016
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series about Grambling’s Legends Square, a 9,000-square-foot economic development project off RWE Jones Street. After five years of development,...
11/16/2016
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University will host their second show of the season, “A Lesson Before Dying,” by Romulus Linney, based on the novel by Ernest J....
11/16/2016
All parties who have a stake in the operation of Lake D’Arbonne have agreed to extend the draw down until December 15. Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Commission president Bruce Hampton said the Louisiana...
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11/16/2016
Slightly more 500 people have signed up for Ruston’s first curbside recycling program. The first open enrollment period for the program that begins in January ended Tuesday night. “The response from...
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11/15/2016
First Baptist Church will serve its traditional Thanksgiving meal, “To Ruston with Love,” to area residents at 6 p.m. today at the Ruston Civic Center. “The First Baptist family would love to have...
11/15/2016
This year’s downtown holiday shopping season officially gets underway Thursday evening with the second annual city-sponsored Shop for Good event. Participating merchants will extend shopping hours...
11/14/2016
Louisiana Tech University and its Office of Multicultural Affairs have created a scholarship to honor the legacy of James Earl Potts and Bertha Bradford-Robinson, who were the first male and female...
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11/13/2016
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Gordan Ford issued a challenge Friday in the name of America’s veterans. “Let us commit ourselves that future generations understand freedom isn’t free,” Ford told a crowd...
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11/13/2016
Area veterans who are residents of three Ruston long-term care facilities received gifts on Friday in honor of their service to America. The American Legion Post 593 of Grambling delivered gift...
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11/13/2016
Right now in Louisiana, with word of impending slashes to TOPS funding, many high school seniors are not only stressing about what college to choose to attend, but also how they might have to find...