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September 29th, 2016

Nathaniel Thomas Blake

Funeral services for Mr. Nathaniel Thomas Blake, 92, will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling at 12 pm. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

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Notice of Special Election

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

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Notice of Special Election

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

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Loyal Blue Weekend set

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Loyal Blue Weekend events celebrating Louisiana Tech’s home football game begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Railroad Park with kids’ activities, including inflatables and face painting. Tech spirit groups perform at 6 p.m. From 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Code Blue and Flatliners perform on the Railroad Park Stage.

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Local musician Grant Terry to play at the Dixie

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Home for a visit from Nashville, local musician Grant Terry will host a concert beginning at 7:30 tonight at the Dixie Center for the Arts.
Robby Earle, another local musician, will join Terry on stage to perform some of their favorite songs.
“Robby Earle and I have been playing shows together for years,” Terry said.
“It is always good to come home and play. We are going to have a good time.”
He said he is also celebrating an achievement in his musical career.
“I am kind of celebrating that one of my songs called ‘Go’ hit two million spins on Spotifiy,” he said.

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Explosion rocks Camp Minden

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MINDEN — Louisiana State Police say a hazardous materials unit was investigating an explosion today in northwest Louisiana at the same site where a company was previously accused of abandoning 7,800 tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant.
Lt. Jeff White said the Troop G office in Bossier City started receiving calls around 5 a.m. today.
The Webster Parish Police Jury posted on their Facebook page that an explosive incident occurred at Camp Minden.
There were no immediate reports of injuries and the area has been secured.

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GSU welcomes students, teachers to 38th annual High School Day

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Adriana Bradley, of Coushatta, attended Grambling State University’s high school day wondering how she might make the difficult decision about where to go to college.
Bradley arrived with her church, Freedom Worship Center, after Pastor Rashad Cole had been told about the event by Grambling alumnus Stanley Guice.
Grambling State is one of Bradley’s top choices, so this visit was about business and fun, she said.

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CHS presents “Steel Magnolias” this weekend

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The Choudrant High School Drama club will present Steel Magnolias this weekend.  Admission is $5 and weekend performances include Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the CHS auditorium. 

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CHOUDRANT HIGH

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Teams clean up Choudrant
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On Sept. 17, the Choudrant High School baseball and softball teams participated in the Choudrant Community Clean-up Day.  Both teams and their coaches were proud to be able to help keep their community clean.

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AMAYA CITY BOY?

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Student quality sets standard
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Each passing school year I remain in Lincoln Parish, I become more impressed with the quality of students produced in the area.
Almost every week the newsroom receives an email from an administrator or teacher about a student accomplishing something.
Whether the accomplishment is academic or athletic, Lincoln Parish has a number of reasons to be proud of their students.
For example, two Ruston seniors were recently named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship.

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