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The University of Louisiana System has eclipsed 90,000 students for the first time since 2012. An additional 588 students over last year brings the System’s total enrollment to 90,439 students. Six of the nine UL System institutions experienced some level of growth. Northwestern State University in Natchitoches boasted the highest percentage and student increase at 7 percent and 640 students, respectively. Grambling State University followed with a 6.8 percent increase from an additional 310 students. “Even during extremely difficult budget times, our universities have worked diligently to...

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12/09/2013
At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue. According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling...
12/09/2013
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19. Mayor Pro...
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12/09/2013
Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as...
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12/09/2013
With a little help from the community, 500 families will be able to sit down to a nice holiday ham dinner this Christmas. For approximately six years, Super 1 Foods, in conjunction with the Rotary...
12/09/2013
Louisiana Tech’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is gearing up for its 21st annual Christmas Fest on Tuesday. Preschool, elementary, middle, high school and college students will perform music of the...
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12/08/2013
Ruston’s Tarbutton Road interchange project is moving one step closer to reality. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has asked the state bond commission to add $4 million to...
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12/08/2013
For 15 years local residents have come out to show their support for Dubach and the Christmas season. Gina Stokes, Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization event coordinator, said Saturday’...
12/08/2013
Community Trust Bank will receive more than $225,000 from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to funnel back into the communities they serve as part of the Bank...
12/08/2013
It’s that time of year again — the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is hosting their annual Christmas Clearinghouse Project, which pairs up children in need with sponsors so that they can have a merry...
12/07/2013
What was it like to celebrate Christmas in the days of England’s King Henry VIII? Hear it from His Majesty himself, as portrayed by Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William B....