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“Being an American means to be free.” That was the message from Miss Grambling State 2017 Jimmitriv “Jimmi” Roberson, 21, during an interview with The Washington Post in early October for an article titled “What Unites Us?” that was published online Thursday. “The common value that we all have is freedom, ultimately,” said Roberson to The Washington Post. “Because with religious values, they’re not all the same. Love and hate, division. We don’t all believe in the same thing. We have our right to do whatever we want to do in the NFL, with kneeling and everything.” The photo journalism project...

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11/20/2014
Choudrant High School is celebrating Homecoming week, with this year noting the 100th anniversary of the school. The Homecoming court will be presented at 1 p.m. Friday. All alumni, including former...
11/20/2014
A Honor roll First grade: Levi Adkins, Luis Bautista, Hunter Bazar, Mackenzie Becks, Aimsley Brown, Ivy Collinsworth, Jose Cornejo, Morgan Crowe, Jolee Dison, Alaina Garlington, Tate Hammond, Jacob...
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11/20/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the November Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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11/19/2014
Seventeen years in the making, the annual Holidays Arts Tour will kick off Thursday along with Ruston’s Downtown Christmas Open House. HAT is a celebration of the arts in the region: visual artists,...
11/19/2014
The victim in a suspected homicide on Tuesday has been identified. Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers said the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Markeith Baylor, of Ruston. Rogers added that...
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11/19/2014
The monthly total for actual sales taxes collected this quarter was up by 8 percent and the year-to-date actual collections were up by 5 percent thanks to the oil and gas industry. The Lincoln Parish...
11/19/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday night to discuss the implementation of a backflow prevention and cross connection plan. The Department of Health and Hospitals has ordered the town implement the...
11/19/2014
This November marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To commemorate this event, the Lincoln Parish Library, as part of its Historical Happenings discussion series, presents “Ich...
11/19/2014
Louisiana Tech’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 15, with diplomas awarded to 300 graduates. Commencement marked the close of the fall quarter at Louisiana Tech, with winter...
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11/18/2014
Tammy Saffel’s father didn’t attend her high school graduation. He didn’t see her off to college. He didn’t walk down the aisle at her wedding. Saffel’s father died when she was 17. She still...