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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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02/19/2016
Preslea St. Andre, 10, of Ruston, has donated her hair for the third time to Pink Heart Funds out of Long Beach, Mississippi. Her past donations were 12 inches at 4 years of age, 10 inches at 7-years...
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02/19/2016
A roomful of attendees eagerly awaited the opening night of “ The Diary of Anne Frank” as presented by the Ruston Community Theater at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Set in 1942...
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02/19/2016
Linn Entergy will once again serve as title sponsor for the upcoming fundraiser for the Sparta Foundation’s Sparta Shoot Sporting Clays Competition. Linn Entergy has served in this role for three...
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02/18/2016
Cotton Country Open Horse Show Association recently held their annual award banquet at Trinity Methodist Church. During this banquet, election of officers was held and presentation of year end...
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02/18/2016
Tom Iseley, professor of civil engineering and construction engineering technology and director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected a 2016 UCTA Most...
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02/17/2016
The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University has received a gift of $200,000 from Ruston engineering firm Hunt, Guillot and Associates, to support its campaign to build a new...
02/17/2016
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 13 members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR...
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02/16/2016
You wouldn’t expect a couple in their mid-80s would want to head for Cuba to take Salsa dance lessons, but that’s what Frances and Jerry Stinson, of Ruston, did for two weeks over Christmas. Their...
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02/15/2016
My previous two columns have been devoted to the discussion of teen dating violence.
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02/15/2016
Meet Mitzi and Mandy. They are the Pet of the week and a two-for-one special. They are playful black Labs that are up-to-date on shots and spayed. Mitzi and Mandy are great with kids and people, too...