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NEWS

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Buddy Davis is pictured with the "The Buddy Davis Story" exhibit that was part of the Smithsonian's "Hometown Heroes" exhibit at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center in 2016.

07/15/2019 - 8:24am
Even legends pass away. Early Saturday morning in the “Lambert Suite” of Princeton Place Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Orville Kince “O.K.” Davis – affectionately known to his friends, and they were many, as Buddy – passed away in his...

SPORTS

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Doug Williams talks Friday after the official renaming of Doug Williams Drive leading to Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.

07/14/2019 - 12:00am
GRAMBLING — It seems fitting. Grambling State University’s football stadium is named after legendary head coach Eddie Robinson. And now, after a unveiling ceremony on Friday afternoon, the road leading to the stadium, which was originally named as...

OPINIONS

07/14/2019 - 12:00am
The word “estate” conjures images of great wealth, which may be one of the reasons so many people don’t develop estate plans – after all, they’re not rich, so why make the effort? In reality, though, if you have a family, you can probably benefit...

OBITUARIES

07/14/2019 - 12:00am
Dr. James M. Young went to meet his Lord on July 11, 2019. He was born on November 13, 1924, in Choudrant, LA, where he lived with his grandparents until the age of 6 when he moved to Ruston with his mother, Ila May Gibson. He attended Choudrant...