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Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:11am
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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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Sonja Burris knows what it’s like to own a small business. That’s why she tries to attend every ribbon cutting, groundbreaking, networking event or other opportunity through which she can show...
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01/27/2017
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01/27/2017
The city of Grambling is asking the community to help one of its own families. Four-month-old André Sanford III was born on Sept. 27 with Amniotic Band Syndrome, which occurs when the unborn baby...
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01/26/2017
Grambling State University will celebrate its Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Championship football team with a day of fanfare and fun. The HBCU National Championship Parade for...
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01/25/2017
A Simsboro man is in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with the burglary of the Simsboro Baptist Church Youth Center and investigators said more arrests are likely. Sheriff’s Deputies...
01/25/2017
One of Astra Watts’ dreams is becoming a reality. Watts, Miss Grambling State University, will be one of ten campus queens from historically black colleges and universities to be featured in Ebony,...
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01/25/2017
A 32-year-old Ruston man faces attempted aggravated rape, home invasion and sexual battery charges stemming from an incident that reportedly occurred Tuesday morning at North Village Trailer Park on...
01/24/2017
At 6 p.m. Thursday, Louisiana Tech University will open the Louisiana Biennial — the School of Design’s fourth national juried exhibition in the F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center on Tech campus. This...
01/24/2017
The Lincoln Parish Park mountain bike trail is featured in the “Louisiana Outdoor Guide” that’s part of February/March issue of “Gun & Garden Magazine.” The single-page advertorial is part of a...
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01/23/2017
Travis Napper, president and CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau was installed as president of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Board of...