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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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12/11/2015
Day three of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s second annual 12 Days of Christmas Shopping #ShopRuston sponsored by Origin Bank has produced three winners. Shoppers should be sure to always...
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12/10/2015
Kathleen Williams Baker celebrated her 98th birthday on Nov. 11 at her home. She had a party with her four children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Five generations...
12/09/2015
Louisiana Tech University’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 21, with diplomas awarded to 311 graduates. Commencement officially marked the close of the fall academic quarter....
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12/09/2015
Winnie is a female mix breed dog at the Ruston Animal Shelter and is available for adoption. She is extremely smart and playful. She would be better with adults or families with older kids. She would...
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12/08/2015
Caney Lake Good Sams Club Chapter President Louie Miller (center) stands with the Caney lady members after packing three food baskets for some needy families in the area. Each basket will include a...
12/07/2015
Last year, an estimated 98.6 million people traveled over the holidays according to AAA.​ With so many people traveling to visit family and friends over the holidays, aches and pains are inevitable...
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12/07/2015
A beautiful day to travel and go camping came along on Nov. 18. Hosts Carolyn and Hubert Estes decided to invite the Caney Lake Good Sammers to go to Oak Grove for a good time. All joined in for the...
12/05/2015
The Louisiana Tech University Poetry Society will present a poetry reading to announce the release of its student journal, “The Quatrain,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday in George T. Madison Hall, Room 105....
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12/05/2015
I absolutely love this time of the year because there are so many things to celebrate. Mine really begins in September when my first child, Wesley, was born on the seventh — as was Jody Williams. We...
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12/05/2015
Meet Sweetie. She is a great guard dog and loves people. Sweetie is up-to-date on shots and spayed. She has lots of energy and needs to go a single pet household where she can run and play. Come see...