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12/09/2017 - 8:39pm
A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City commemorated Louisiana Tech’s most recent step toward delivering both greater college and career opportunities to Shreveport-Bossier, and greater cyber support and training to both the area’s students and the...
12/09/2017 - 8:50pm
Lawrence Gibbs and the Russ-Town Band will present their annual “Christmas at the Dixie” benefit program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. “This is an annual concert that we have done since 1994 with the Russ-Town Band,” said Gibbs, conductor of the band. “We did this before the...
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12/09/2017 - 8:53pm
The Grambling city council throw candies and wave to paradegoers Saturday during the Grambling Joy Fund’s annual Christmas Parade. Pictured from left is councilman Cullen Jackson, councilwoman Yanese Days, councilwoman Cathy Holmes, mayor pro tem Roy Jackson, councilwoman G. Denise Dupree and mayor...
12/08/2017 - 11:22am
Christmas is a time for giving, and this year residents have ample opportunity to help those in need through the use of Angel Trees and gift drives. The trees are sponsored by the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. During the Christmas season, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team asks all current...
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12/08/2017 - 11:25am
Grambling City officials has announced the city is now recognized as a certified local government, which will help establish historic and culture districts within the city. The Grambling City Council swore in the commissioners for the newly created Grambling Historic Preservation Commission during...

Announcements

Rodney and Nancy Alexander, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a suprise party hosted by their family. They were wed Oct. 19, 1967. The couple have three children, Ginger Robinson, Rod Alexander and Lisa Lowe; and six grandchildren, Jordon Nalley, Jaina Robinson,...
Margaret Livingston Hindman, of Ruston, and Clayton Glen Avery, of Jonesboro, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. William Easterling. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ward Hindman...

Sports

HARRISBURG, Pa. — More than a year removed from his diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma, Louisiana Tech running back Jaqwis Dancy has been named one of...

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Shakyla Hill (5) and the Grambling State Lady Tigers are on the road as they play a 2 p.m. game today at Alabama. GSU stands at 3-3 while Alabama...

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Jason Perry-Murray scored 13 points and made 6-of-7 field goals as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team dropped...

Editorials

Long summer breaks may be a thing of the past after the Lincoln Parish School Board took the first step to creating an Enhanced School calendar beginning in summer 2018. The...
With the promise of a Family Dollar store, the Simsboro Town Council has started discussions on placing a 1.25 percent sales tax on an upcoming ballot. On Nov. 8, 2016, the...