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The Black Poetry Contest, hosted by the Grambling Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, was held on June 11 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Winners include: Grades 1-3: First Place — Passion Augustus —“Harlem” Second Place — Amaya Major— “Incident” Third Place — Germaine Dodson — “Harlem Grades 4-6: First Place — Aalaeyah Dennis —“At the Closed Gate of Justice” Second Place — Asia Nicole Gahagan —“We Wear the Mask” Third Place — Adriana Dodson — “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” Grades 7-9: First Place — Raevyn McKnight — “Ballard of Birmingham Second Place...

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09/04/2015
Life Choices of North Central Louisiana will celebrate 20 years of service to Ruston this fall. The non-profit agency has a mostly volunteer staff and has provided more than 32,000 documented...
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09/02/2015
New Tech @ Ruston staff and community partners recently represented Lincoln Parish and Louisiana at the New Tech Annual Conference held in Chicago. NT@R Teacher Advocate Tara Raue, English teacher...
09/02/2015
STAT Home Health, part of the Carpenter Health Network, has promoted Krista Garris, RN, to regional executive director of its Ruston and Monroe service areas. She has served the offices since 1993.
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09/02/2015
The recent Rustony awards recognized locals who had participated in Ruston Community Theatre productions in the 2014-15 season. Above are youth who participated in the “Bye Bye Birdie,” and below are...
09/01/2015
Grambling State University and alumni continue to raise money for the university through the “I’m a G 10 for $10 Challenge,” which has been extended through the Bayou Classic weekend. GSU Foundation...
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08/29/2015
I cannot believe I will be leaving Churchill Estates at the end of September. Now that the end of my time here is getting short, I am beginning to feel sad about it. This week I left The Villages...
08/29/2015
Louisiana Tech University’s spring quarter commencement exercises were held August 20, with diplomas awarded to 286 graduates. Commencement officially marked the close of the summer quarter at Tech....
08/29/2015
Sept. 13 will mark Law Enforcement and Firefighter Appreciation Day at Sci-Port; members of the departments and their families will receive free admission to the science center as well as discounted...
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08/29/2015
Jerry Whittle was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Whittle has been with the LA Center for the Blind since its inception and briefed the club on the many areas of instruction at the Center.
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08/29/2015
Recent winner of 4 Paws Rescue gun raffle- Sheriff Mike Stone and son Matthew.