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Norman Pumphrey, associate professor of civil engineering and program chair of construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2017 Professional Engineer Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation. The award, which seeks to recognize faculty who encourage their colleagues and who benefit their students and the profession with the promotion of professionalism within their universities, was presented to Pumphrey at the 21st Joint Engineering Societies Conference held recently in Lafayette. “I was surprised and honored to receive...

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02/13/2017
1 in 9,000. That was the probability of Lilla Jimmerson’s photo being selected to appear in National Geographic Magazine’s feature titled “Anachronisms.” Her talent gained her a spot in that feature...
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02/13/2017
More than a decade ago, Susie Polk decided she wanted to do more to help children suffering from cancer. Her solution? Kupcakes for Kids. The program was similar to one she had created as a 4-H...
02/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will begin their regularly scheduled meeting with a public hearing on the sale of three adjudicated properties when they convene at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the courthouse....
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02/11/2017
Jaqwis Dancy has been in the news before. He’s the Louisiana Tech running back who was diagnosed with cancer last October. Initial stories centered, of course, on his own condition. They ran in news...
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02/11/2017
Four months after being diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma and enduring chemotherapy treatments, Louisiana Tech sophomore running back Jaqwis Dancy has learned he is cancer free. After being...
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02/11/2017
Who said dreams don’t come true? Just ask Astra Watts, Miss Grambling State University, and now an EBONY Queen. In fact, Watts, a New Orleans native, is only the third Miss GSU to be voted into the...
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02/11/2017
Derrick Johnson, Jonathan Swindell and Larry D. Leonard Jr. attend the Technical Assistance Workshop held recently in the Favrot Student Union at Grambling State University.
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02/11/2017
Boy Scouts of America Troop 45 has new ceremonial electronic bugle, thanks to an anonymous donor from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Parnell-Burt Post #3615. Post Commander J.D. Harper, left,...
02/11/2017
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot told a group of GSU students to focus on their studies without participating in illegal activities. “You did not come here to sell weed,” said Gallot...
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02/11/2017
Members of the Grambling City Council were in Baton Rouge to attend the Louisiana Municipal Association Conference held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Feb. 6-8. The conference was open to all elected...