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It’s no small thing to be invited to speak with the president of the United States. Rick Gallot, Grambling State University president, said he was encouraged by Monday’s meeting and saw a government interested in a meaningful partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Gallot met with President Donald Trump during an event in Washington, D. C. , attended by representatives of a majority of the country’s HBCUs. The HBCUs want Trump to include $25 billion in the upcoming budget to help address priorities including infrastructure, college readiness and financial aid. Trump on...

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01/10/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday postponed action on a proposed ordinance that would have authorized the city to issue up to $34 million in sales tax increment revenue bonds tagged for...
01/09/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board is expected to vote on a proposed memorandum that will share certain student personally identifiable information with Lincoln Preparatory Academy in Grambling. The...
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01/09/2017
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Louisiana Tech University’s Theatre Department will raise the curtain on “Love … and Murder,” a mash up of several of Broadway’s most beloved musicals and a famous...
01/09/2017
Members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will elect new officers — president and vice-president — when they meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Once the officers have been...
01/08/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Monday on a proposed ordinance that’s the next step in the city’s pursuit of state approval to issue up to $34 million in bonds for local transportation...
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01/08/2017
The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2016 recipient of the Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award is Joshua Mitchell, owner of Jodami Design and creator of...
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01/08/2017
RJHS 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
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01/07/2017
During the season of giving I.A. Lewis has a lot to be thankful for. We thank Cathi Cox and Project ACHIEVE for allowing our student council a few of the Ruston Kiwanis Terrific Kids to attend a...
01/06/2017
Event: Call for Submissions of Sculpture for Billboard Art Contest Date: Now through Feb. 1 Details: NCLAC is seeking submissions of sculpture images for its upcoming billboard art project, sponsored...
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01/06/2017
The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is preparing to celebrate a milestone in 2017: 20 years of service. In 1997, a group of concerned citizens shared a common cause and commitment...