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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:33am
BATON ROUGE — Grambling State University’s effort to start a new undergraduate nursing program got a boost Wednesday when the Louisiana Board of Regents endorsed a letter of intent in support of a smaller, focused, more demanding academic curriculum, classroom training and support so students will be successful. The Board of Regents vote in favor of the letter of intent was unanimous. If the process continues as planned, the first cohort of 30 students can start with the new GSU nursing program in fall 2018. “We’re happy that the Board of Regents has supported our efforts today, and this is...

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04/13/2017
Friends of the North Louisiana Military Museum want to refurbish the tanks, cannons and other artifacts on the museum grounds, but they need the public’s help. The group’s organized a Revive the...
04/13/2017
A faculty member at D’Arbonne Woods Charter School has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation by the Union Parish Sheriff’s Office into possible illegal contact...
04/12/2017
An ordinance to allow the consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages at or within Lincoln Hall, an entertainment venue owned by the parish and located at 149 Fairgrounds Road off Hwy. 33, was...
04/12/2017
A Union Parish man will face a multitude of charges after holding law enforcement officers from several agencies at bay for four hours on Tuesday. Gary Sims Jr., 38, was taken into custody shortly...
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04/12/2017
Lincoln Parish Police Juror Nancy Wilson said the state ethics board is the next stop in her quest to have parish Administrator Courtney Hall removed from his job. Police jurors on Tuesday refused to...
04/11/2017
The 5th Annual Hope for Autism 5k and Fun Run will be held at 9 a.m. April 22, at Lincoln Parish Park.  It will be a fun-filled morning to help make a difference in the lives of children affected by...
04/10/2017
Lincoln Parish Police Juror Nancy Wilson wants parish Administrator Courtney Hall removed from the job he’s held for the last eight years, but she won’t say why — at least not until Tuesday night’s...
04/10/2017
The city of Ruston grew its general fund reserves to almost $5.3 million for the budget year that ended Sept. 30, 2016. The growth came despite an increase in spending for capital projects and as a...
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04/09/2017
State lawmakers have the opportunity to enact landmark changes this year in how Louisiana does business, if they will set aside partisan wrangling and think about the state’s future. That’s the...
04/09/2017
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is officially closing its skilled nursing facility effective May 1. “Demand for these services has been very low, and there are a number of other providers in the...