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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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12/19/2013
An audit report came from the Louisiana Legislative Auditors Monday that said because of a lack of control over their finances in multiple areas — namely the athletic department — $50,891 was stolen...
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12/19/2013
For the first time since 2008, the Lincoln Parish Detention Center is running with a month-to-month profit thanks to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jim Tuten, the warden for the LPDC. Skip...
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12/19/2013
Ruston Elementary is proud to say that Mrs. Tammy Schales is our 2013-14 teacher of the year. We are so proud of her and all that she does for our school. Third-grade news November and December...
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12/19/2013
Bethel Christian School held the senior and junior Beta Club candle light induction ceremony on Dec. 11 under the direction of our Beta Club Sponsor Judith Beavers. Twenty-five senior members and 18...
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12/18/2013
On Saturday, the United States Marine Corps finished up their Toys for Tots drive, which began Nov. 20. Anthony Shoemake, Toys for Tots coordinator for the Marines, said Ruston did a great job in...
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12/18/2013
Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Interim President Judy Copeland has been named president. In May 2013 past president Scott Terry resigned and Copeland, who had been the office manager since 2005...
12/18/2013
As discussed at the Dec. 5 Grambling City Council Meeting, a special called meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. This meeting has been called for the purpose of hearing public comments on...
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12/18/2013
At 11:02 a.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department arrested a man on charges of bank fraud. Clint Williams, public information officer for RPD, said a local bank contacted RPD’s Criminal...
12/18/2013
At 6:30 p.m. Monday, the town of Dubach met for their regular monthly meeting during which they appointed Dennis Byrnes as the 2014 commissioner for the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 Board of...
12/18/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will dedicate the second show of its upcoming production, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” by Michele L. Vacca, to the youth of the community by...