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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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02/19/2017
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...
02/19/2017
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana will host a program in which one member will be named the local Youth of the Year in the elementary, middle school and high...
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02/18/2017
Third Grade News Third grade students have been super busy at RES. In Social Studies they are beginning a unit on government. They will learn about the three levels and three branches of government....
02/17/2017
The Seratones, of Shreveport, and Louisiana Soul Revival featuring Doug Duffey, of Monroe, will headline the inaugural Railroad Makers and Music Festival on April 8 in Ruston’s historic downtown...
02/17/2017
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help regarding what appears to be evidence of dog fighting. Construction workers discovered the remains of six or seven dogs in a...
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02/17/2017
It’s no secret that one of the favorite pastimes for many college students is hanging out and talking with friends. And now that’s easier to do for Louisiana Tech students thanks to a partnership...
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02/16/2017
The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a free educational seminar at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Library. The guest speaker for the event will be...
02/16/2017
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control elected new officers during their regular meeting Wednesday. James Pilgreen was elected as chairman, while Dave Guerin was elected vice chairman of the...
02/16/2017
Lincoln Parish residents who want to get an inside look at how the local law enforcement and criminal justice system work have until March 3 to register for Citizens’ Academy 2017. The four-week...
02/16/2017
In honor of Black History Month in February, Super 1 Foods is introducing the “Because History Matters” scholarship program, which will provide tuition assistance to high school seniors planning to...