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Parolee taken into custody on drug charges
03/31/2023 - 12:00am
An anonymous complaint about suspected narcotics activity at an apartment in the Ruston Housing Authority complex on Clinton Circle led to the arrest Wednesday of a local man on parole from a prior felony conviction. ReEdward Renee Swafford, 24, was...


GSU alum Eric Washington donates to GAP Scholarship Fund

Eric Washington

03/31/2023 - 12:00am
In the late 1980s, Eric Washington gave his all as a member of the football team as well as working toward graduation as an education major at Grambling State University. These days Washington is giving back to the sport of football as a 16-year NFL...


A lesson from my fast- growing son
03/31/2023 - 12:00am
My wife and I celebrated our fifth anniversary last week. Well, we tried our best to celebrate while staying home due to the threat of severe weather that, thankfully, never quite materialized. We put a literal rain check on our more ambitious plans...


Willis Reed, Jr.
03/31/2023 - 12:00am
June 25, 1942, was a day of importance to the Reed family of Hico, Louisiana. A son was born to Willis Reed, Sr., and Inell Ross Reed. They had no idea that this little boy they named Willis Reed, Jr., would touch so many people across the country...