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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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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...
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05/10/2017
Thank you for your support of the Law Enforcement Mental Health Symposium, sponsored by the Ruston Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in partnership with the Northeast Delta Human...
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05/09/2017
Simsboro Lions Club Members and friends “Clean the Boro” on April 29. More than 60 bags of trash were picked up.