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It’s no small thing to be invited to speak with the president of the United States. Rick Gallot, Grambling State University president, said he was encouraged by Monday’s meeting and saw a government interested in a meaningful partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Gallot met with President Donald Trump during an event in Washington, D. C. , attended by representatives of a majority of the country’s HBCUs. The HBCUs want Trump to include $25 billion in the upcoming budget to help address priorities including infrastructure, college readiness and financial aid. Trump on...

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10/28/2013
Residents interested in a good meal for a good cause are in luck. The annual Ruston Kiwanis Club Pancake Day fundraiser is set for Nov. 8 at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets for the “all you can eat...
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10/28/2013
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office have made two more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 5 a.m. Friday, LPNET...
10/28/2013
From 1854 to 1929, more than 250,000 orphaned and unwanted children were put on trains and given away. Locally, Joe Aillet, Louisiana Tech University’s head football coach from 1940 to 1966 was among...
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10/28/2013
Ruston’s City Court has a new home. After 40 years on the second floor of City Hall, the courtroom, judge’s office, probation office and other court services have moved downstairs. “The whole set up...
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10/28/2013
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue invited national civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson to visit campus as a part of a period of healing and moving forward beyond...
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10/26/2013
Each day, faculty and staff at I.A. Lewis have to stack and restack chairs so that one room can be utilized both for band practice and as a classroom.
10/26/2013
At approximately 1:32 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested asuspect of an armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm. Charles Ladarren Owens at 137 Marie St. in Grambling...
10/26/2013
At 7 p.m. Friday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle crash where serious injuries were suspected on Works Road west of Louisiana Highway 818. The...
10/26/2013
Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue will appear on the radio this morning to join the Rev. Jesse Jackson for a “frank, honest and open conversation” about what’s happened at the...
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10/26/2013
Pint-sized ghosts, goblins and other creatures will be on the prowl in downtown Ruston for the annual Downtown Howl’oween event on Thursday. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with trick-or-treating at...