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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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11/26/2015
As the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers Youth Group entered Princeton Place Convalescent Home, there were Christmas carols being played. It was believed that it was recorded music. However, in the other...
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11/26/2015
Tony Simpson with International Sight Restoration was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Simpson presented information to the group about the procedure for donating corneas and eyesight...
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11/26/2015
On Nov. 18, the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators met at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex off Louisiana Highway 33, where they were given a tour of the new facility. Following the tour, the...
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11/25/2015
Local artist and retired instructor Linda Snider Ward has recently returned from New York City, where she was inducted into the prestigious National Association of Women Artists. The induction...
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11/24/2015
Elli Dickerson, of Elli’s Pumpkin Patch, donated $1,030 from Elli’s Pumpkin Patch to 4 Paws Rescue. This is her fifth year to donate all proceeds to 4 Paws Rescue.
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11/24/2015
Lincoln Parish Retired Educators presented a $500 scholarship check to Destiny Fione Simmons (center) for her academic excellence. Pictured left to right are her parents: the Rev. Robert Simmons and...
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11/23/2015
Rascal is a wire hair terrier mix around two years old that is also housebroken. Rascal is up-to-date on shots and Iooking for ha new family. He is a medium size dog that loves people, pets and kids...
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11/23/2015
A. E. Phillips and Origin Bank raise more than $1,000 to donate to Wiggin’ Out. Wiggin’ Out is a nonprofit entity that provides wigs, lymphatic garments and prosthetic bras to current and recently...
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11/21/2015
Student, parents, teachers and facilitators of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy are shown outside of the Louisiana Tech University College of Business building on Tech’s campus during their...
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11/21/2015
“Peanuts,” the comic-and-cartoon franchise created by Charles M. Schultz about perpetual loser Charlie Brown and his beagle Snoopy, is getting its first big-screen treatment of the modern era. I have...