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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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08/08/2013
Last week, area math teachers finished up a training camp geared toward giving them some fresh ideas for their classes. This is the third year that Lincoln Parish has been able to offer training to...
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08/08/2013
Sherwin Williams in Ruston is the place to go to find do-it-yourself home project supplies. The brand may be known for its paints, but the store carries a variety of stylish home décor products and...
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08/08/2013
With hunting season almost here, Bernice Feed, Seed & Hardware has what it takes to bring in the big ones. Now is the time to get ready for deer season, and Bernice Feed and Seed has deer corn,...
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08/07/2013
Because of the gridlock in Washington, Republic Rep. Rodney Alexander, who is the longest-serving U.S. house member from Louisiana, has decided not to run for re-election. “Rather than producing...
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08/07/2013
A bronze plaque and brick bench sitting in front of the local school system’s central office building now memorializes the 39 years of service that George Mack Sr. devoted to the parish as part of...
08/07/2013
The Village of Choudrant town council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business. Minutes from the last meeting were approved by Reagan Aswell and seconded by Ricky Maier. Mayor...
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08/07/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team teamed up to make two additional arrests for Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 10:57 a.m. Tuesday, Tammy Rena...
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08/06/2013
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-New Orleans) joined a roundtable discussion concerning the Sparta Aquifer Monday at the Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau/Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce...
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08/06/2013
In the early morning all week residents will be able to see the Ruston High School band practicing their marching drills on the practice field as they prepare for another successful band season this...
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08/06/2013
Although it is a few months away, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is gearing up for the 16th annual Holiday Arts Tour. NCLAC Executive Director Jessica Slaughter said the event features...