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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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06/20/2013
Cedar Creek Elementary School, in cooperation with the American Heart Association, recently kicked off its Teaching Garden before school let out in May. The garden is part of an education initiative...
06/20/2013
Summer in the South means family gatherings, evening cookouts and scorching high temperatures. Before those temperatures become unbearable, Entergy Louisiana wants to encourage customers to consider...
06/20/2013
This year’s Peach Festival Arts Exhibit features more than 100 works of art by area artists. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council presented 25 awards, with ribbons and cash prizes, including a...
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06/20/2013
The Ruston High School Future Farmers of America chapter attended the 84th Louisiana State FFA Convention in Alexandria. The advisors are Mark Milstead, Tommy Freeman and Landon Wade.
06/19/2013
Due to Tuesday’s weather, our printing equipment was severely damaged due to a lightning strike. Wednesday’s paper will be delivered Thursday afternoon. Technicians are currently working to repair...
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06/19/2013
The Ruston Fire Department received a call at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a fire in the 2000 block of Belcara Drive. Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said units arrived on the scene at 5:19...
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06/19/2013
The town of Dubach began the 2013-14 fiscal year with a list of annual housekeeping items at their meeting on Monday night including approving the year’s budget and appointing several individuals and...
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06/19/2013
With the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival this week, much attention has been focused on the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber works throughout the year to help ensure the Peach Festival is...
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06/19/2013
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Hall and Recreation Center. Along with various...
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06/18/2013
The annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival is coming to an end. After nearly two weeks of family friendly events, which included food, workshops, banquets and more; the festival will...