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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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11/10/2013
Students in the Advanced Learning Academy at Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary schools recently completed the book “The Birchbark House” by Louise Erdich. The book is representative of...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Correct Solutions — A Division of LaSalle Management on Oct. 8 at 182 Bastille Lane. LaSalle...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Centric Federal Credit Union on Oct. 15 at 1514 Eagle Drive. Centric Federal Credit Union is...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location and 30th Anniversary of the Bromell Agency on Oct. 11 at 711 N. Vienna St. Bromell Agency is a...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of The Depot — A College Ministry of First Baptist Church on Oct. 9 at 211 W. Railroad Ave.. The...
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11/08/2013
The annual Kiwanis Pancake Day is ongoing today. Residents (pictured above) gathered at the Ruston Civic Center to eat up pancakes, sausage and bacon for a good cause this morning. The Kiwanis club...
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11/08/2013
At 11 a.m. Monday Lincoln Parish residents will be given the opportunity to honor veterans from all branches of military — past and present — as the American Legion Post 593, Grambling State...
11/08/2013
Local children are invited to get their tennis shoes and jerseys ready to hit the hardwood for the 4th annual iHoops Basketball Skills Challenge hosted by Ruston Parks and Recreation at 10 a.m....
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11/08/2013
Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of five features on the Class of 2013 that will be inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Waggonner Room of...
11/08/2013
According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the percentage of Americans who are homeless has dropped 17 percent from 2009 until now. Organizations like the local Elisha Ministries are...