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The Association of Child Life Professionals Board of Directors will present Louisiana Tech University Family and Child Studies instructor Anita Pumphrey with a Distinguished Lifetime Service Award during the organization’s 35th annual conference that will be held this week in Las Vegas. Pumphrey started the first child life program at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe before joining Louisiana Tech’s School of Human Ecology in 1995 as a family and child studies instructor. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her teaching and work over the years at Tech, including an...

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05/16/2017
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston recently selected board members for the 2017–2018 year. Junior Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization that encourages members to render charitable services which...
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05/15/2017
Got twins? That’s nothing. Grambling State University has triplets. “It’s awesome being a triplet. When you tell people you are triplets, it’s like you are a celebrity. You’re famous. They don’t...
05/13/2017
All veterans and their spouses or widows are invited to a fish fry at Cook Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 29. The event will be held in the church’s Ministry Building. In order to...
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05/13/2017
On May 23, 1934 on Louisiana Highway 154 near Gibsland, gunshots rang out and over 130 slugs ripped through a V8 Ford. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow had reached their final destination. But, there...
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05/13/2017
Fabian Carter-Randle, a senior at Lincoln Preparatory High School in Grambling, was named Mr. Beau 2017 at the Biennial Beautillion sponsored by the Monroe-Grambling Chapter of The Links,...
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05/12/2017
Reagan Edmiston, a retired engineer with NASA, was a recent speaker at the Ruston Lions Club. Edmiston told the group of some of the challenges and demands of taking an agency from its infancy...
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05/12/2017
NCLAC is looking forward to another year of Summer Arts Camps with many of young students from the area. Camp planning is such a wonderful part of my job each year, hearing the plans the teachers...
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05/11/2017
Raised by a single mother as the middle child of three girls, Shaciarra Drake was determined to be a successful runner and a successful college student. The Meridian, Mississippi, native came to...
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05/10/2017
Simsboro Lions Club Members recently earned membership pins for their service years. Left, Jay Murphy received his 15 year pin. Right, Stephen Yeich receives his 50 year pin. Both are pictured with...
05/10/2017
The Ruston Cultural District Board of Directors has entered the USA Today contest, “A Community Thrives,” in efforts to raise funds for a public art project featuring bulldogs. Ruston Cultural...