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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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09/10/2013
Grambling State University has been selected the school of the month for September by the Tom Joyner Foundation, and sophomore Pierre L. Moore was named the first of four Hercules Scholars. “It’s...
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09/10/2013
The first winner of the 52-Gun Raffle, which is benefiting the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department, is Tim Coats. Surrounded by some of the Choudrant Volunteer Firefighters, Coats is holding the Rock...
09/09/2013
The lack of funding for Grambling State University has led to higher tuition, fewer resources and several employee layoffs. In five years, state funding for GSU has dropped from $31 million to $14...
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09/09/2013
Local 6-15-year-olds have the chance to join the ranks of famous NFL quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Brett Favre this Saturday. Both football greats — as well as a number of other individuals...
09/09/2013
Each year the Northern Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle puts on a special event to celebrate another great year. This year will be a HeeHaw Hootenanny for those that attend. The event is set...
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09/09/2013
After dancing throughout the continental United States, two local ladies decided it was time to make Ruston their official home. Little did they know once their families were started their passion...
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09/08/2013
Aug. 20 marked the opening day for the playground at North Village Plaza on U.S. Highway 33. Since the playground’s opening, there are always children playing on the equipment, especially after...
09/08/2013
Ruston officials’ original efforts to make minor revisions in a 57-year-old ordinance that gives broad authority to the city building official have instead resulted in a proposed rewrite of major...
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09/08/2013
FARMERVILE — Union General Hospital may be in danger of closing after the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services released a report Aug. 15 re-examining funding for...
09/08/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to work facing a momentous vote on whether the United States should attack Syria, a question that overshadows a crowded and contentious agenda of budget fights,...