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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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02/11/2016
The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will host Barry Erwin, president of the Counsel for a Better Louisiana for a discussion on the state’s budget...
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02/10/2016
Louisiana Tech University will host a presentation by Wilma K. Olson, the Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University, for the next installment of its 2015-16...
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02/10/2016
You may have heard of the death of the actor and comedian, Robin Williams. He committed suicide. He suffered with major depression, among other illnesses. What is major depression? The National...
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02/10/2016
The Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers recently had a blast learning Spanish. Michelle Paudyal is a Spanish teacher at Grambling High School. She earned an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State...
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02/09/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Teacher Educators and Mentors Model Clinical Residency Program had an opportunity to showcase itself this week during a visit to Lincoln Parish by Julie Stephenson and...
02/09/2016
The Ruston Culture Guild held its February meeting at the home of member Amelia Rauser. Co-hostesses were Shirley Weaver, Sue Ross and Jan Grisby. Jean McWeeney, president of the Ruston Farmers’...
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Meet Remi. She is a female lab/boxer mix that seems to love people and other pets. Remi is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a home.See her today at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road in...
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02/08/2016
An exhibiton of movie posters from the collection of art historian and collection Saul Zalesch, of Ruston, is on display at Parish Press, located at 1007 North Trenton Street. The exhibition is...
02/06/2016
The U.S. military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan are still fresh in the minds of many Americans, but some historians are already trying to place them in the context of the nation’s past. One...
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02/06/2016
In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s history department will sponsor, “The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation,” by John Kyle...