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Grambling State University Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ellen D. Smiley has named new deans at two of the university’s colleges. Smiley said the moves are aimed at strengthening the institution’s academic offerings while seeking creative approaches to help the colleges, and the university, grow. Danny Hubbard has been appointed interim dean of the GSU College of Arts and Sciences and Donald White has been appointed interim dean of the College of Business. Both appointments are effective Thursday. Hubbard had led the chemistry program and served as associate dean of...

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08/05/2016
The Lincoln Parish school system stands to lose approximately $1.5 million as a result of the opening of a charter school in Grambling. In addition, the system could pick up as many as 120 students...
08/05/2016
The Grambling City Council agreed Thursday to apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant /loan in order to buy a new dumpster truck. Mayor Ed Jones said the truck will cost approximately $210,...
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08/05/2016
More than 1,000 Louisiana Tech University alumni and supporters packed the Monroe Civic Thursday for The Happening 2016 — Blue Bayou. The event featured a relaxed and casual tailgate-style...
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08/04/2016
Bipartisanship is needed if Louisiana is to overcome its fiscal woes. That’s the message state Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, brought to the Ruston Rotary Club on Wednesday. “To get us out of the mess...
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08/04/2016
Melodye Tanner knew her keepsake ring was gone. It had been five months since she’d seen it. She’d searched her house, her truck, her friends’ vehicles. She’d retraced her steps back to the day she...
08/04/2016
The city of Ruston wants Louisiana Tech University football fans to be blue on home game weekends —Loyal Blue, that is. Officials plan to launch Ruston’s new Loyal Blue Weekend program tonight at...
08/04/2016
Shoppers can save a little bit of money Friday and Saturday during Louisiana’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday. Most retail purchases will be exempt from 3 percent of the 5 percent state...
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08/03/2016
The Grambling High Foundation will begin operation of Lincoln Preparatory School in Grambling this upcoming school year. Federal District Judge Robert James issued the verbal order Tuesday...
08/03/2016
Lincoln Parish school district’s overall graduation rate increased 2.8 percent from 2013-14 school to the 2014-15 school year. Donna Doss, school improvement coordinator, said 90.2 percent of Lincoln...
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08/03/2016
From her life story to her favorite pastime, Sarah Albritton, a local artist, does most of her talking in paint. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, residents can hear Albritton discuss her work and where...