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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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12/07/2013
Dubach School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the first and second six-week and the first nine-week grading periods. First six weeks Principal’s List:...
12/06/2013
Third District Judge Charles Traylor II has ruled that a black man known for battling racial discrimination was unfairly denied a position as the Lincoln Parish director of Homeland Security based on...
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12/06/2013
On Thursday, the Dixie Center for the Arts hosted the “slap-stick” comedy, “Christmas Belles.” This play is the sequel to the former Ruston Community Theatre play, “Dearly Beloved.” “Christmas Belles...
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12/06/2013
A man is in jail today on charges of forcible rape and second-degree battery stemming from an incident that happened in April. Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said that...
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12/06/2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister (R-Swartz) announced the congressional committee positions he has been assigned by the House of Representatives. McAllister is joining the agriculture...
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12/06/2013
Brightly-colored suits, a 10-gallon hat and a guitar are what people think about when they think of the late Rev. Homer Bailes. From the Grand Ole Opry to the pulpit, Bailes influenced and changed...
12/05/2013
At Choudrant’s regular monthly meeting, the board of aldermen voted to approve a grant application for communication equipment and to amend an ordinance. Mayor Bill Sanderson said every year, the...
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12/05/2013
Area bikers will rev their engines for a good cause on Dec. 14 when the second annual Ruston Toy Run takes off. Registration for the event, sponsored by the North Central American Bikers Aimed Toward...
12/05/2013
If everything goes as planned, residents could see construction projects stemming from the Nov. 16 Ruston District No. 1 bond election as early as January. Pending Lincoln Parish School Board...
12/05/2013
Work could begin within the next several weeks on a project that will ultimately lead to upgrading the intersection of Reynolds Drive and Goodwin Road in north Ruston. The city’s board of aldermen on...