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Willie Larkin, Grambling State University president, resigned Thursday at the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors meeting at Louisiana Tech University. Larkin’s letter of resignation was accepted by the board said Dan Reneau, interim ULS president. Larkin’s resignation is effective June 30 after only serving as president for one year. “I am not a quitter,” said Larkin, who was appointed as GSU president in July 2015. “I committed to serving Grambling State University for seven years, or as long as I was allowed to do so. I will always love Grambling State University. She deserves...

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07/10/2013
Area residents and state legislators got together Monday night for a meeting of the minds and the opportunity to find out where each stands on political issues. Rep. Patrick Jefferson, Sen. Bob...
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07/10/2013
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Monday, a project for improvements to Interstate 20 in Lincoln Parish. The event was held at the Tremont rest area along I-20.
07/10/2013
This holiday weekend was very busy for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. Since July 4 they have responded to four residential fires and one woods fire. On July 4, LPFD responded to a structure...
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07/10/2013
Ruston Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The accident began in front of Trinity Methodist Church on the North Service Road and came to a stop on the other side...
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07/10/2013
Marksville — Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Shreveport native, Kix Brooks will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at Paragon...
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07/09/2013
The Ruston Police Department apprehended a suspect in an arson case, that was being investigated by the Ruston Fire Department. Personnel responded to a mobile home place at approximately 8:07 p.m....
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07/09/2013
In Monday’s edition of the Daily Leader we published that a Ruston boy had been missing since Friday. Jonathan Verret, 18, called his grandfather Monday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. Mark Colvin,...
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07/09/2013
For more than 15 years, one family has been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of unwanted pets and animals. “My mom started all of this in 1996,” Melissa Simons said. “It started when she...
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07/09/2013
“As I sat out on my deck at the beach house we were staying in I saw the parachutes of people parasailing and I wondered if that was something that I would be able to do,” Ruth Sanderson said....
07/09/2013
The main objective at the July Village of Choudrant meeting earlier this month was to approve a revised copy of the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. Council members previously approved the budgets in June...