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Former state legislator Rick Gallot, of Gramblng, is the new president of Grambling State University. Gallot, 50, was unanimously selected as the school’s 10th president Tuesday during a special meeting of the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors in Baton Rouge. The former state senator, representative and GSU alumnus was one of the two finalists for the job. Gallot’s selection comes 26 days after former GSU President Willie Larkin resigned after one year on the job. “We have a lot of work to do and I am looking forward to getting that work done,” Gallot said. “At Grambling State’s...

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06/21/2016
Peach prize hunter Adrianna Robbins found the peach prize at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Soccer Fields. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commcerce added a second hidden prize to continue the...
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06/20/2016
Ruston has a new recruitment tool that’s also the city’s blueprint for the next decade. “Ruston Re-Imagined” is an updated, but much shorter version of the city’s Ruston 21 master plan. The 36-page,...
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06/20/2016
Ruston residents gathered along downtown sideways this morning in order to participate in a commercial by UPS to welcome Monster Moto to the area. Residents were asked by Mayor Ronny Walker to take a...
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06/20/2016
The curtain will rise on “the tale as old as time” beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” is a children-led production of the fairytale classic...
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06/18/2016
An unusually short and warm winter followed by record-breaking spring rains have most plants and trees in Lincoln Parish looking beautiful. But Mother Nature has taken a bite out of this year’s peach...
06/18/2016
For years, local treasure hunters have participated in a week-long adventure where they await daily clues that would eventually (with a little luck) lead them to a prize — the Peach Hunt. The Peach...
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06/18/2016
From left, Little Miss Juneteenth 2017 Amaya Major, Miss Junior Juneteenth 2017 Ki Deloney and Miss Juneteenth 2017 Mariah Hendricks wait for entertainment to begin Saturday at the Juneteenth...
06/18/2016
At 8 a.m. Monday morning, residents of Ruston will line the streets of downtown in support of a commercial being created for Monster Moto. “UPS has partnered with Monster Moto to help with the...
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06/18/2016
Elizabeth Vidos doesn’t remember life without rhythm. At age 2, her parents gave her a set of bongo drums. And though Vidos began her formal musical studies on the trumpet, when a roving percussion...
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06/18/2016
Members of Ruston Star Lodge No. 73 presented Lincoln Parish TRIAD with 10 fans to add to the TRIAD’s annual summer drive for fans for elderly and disabled residents.