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After more than five years, one local Grambling State University criminal justice assistant professor decides it was time to start creating again. Herbert Simmons’ artwork is currently on display until Thursday at the Dunbar Art Gallery on GSU’s campu. “The Work of Dr. Herbert Simmons Jr. & Selections from the Simmons Collection of African American Art” includes Simmons’ work and collected pieces by prominent artist William Tolliver, Simmons said. Simmons, from Jonesboro, volunteered to share his work after visiting a Black History Month art exhibit. “It was just time to create again,” he...

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04/30/2014
A Ruston man has been apprehended by local law enforcement on simple kidnapping charges. Stavono Manez Caldwell, 47, of 1501 E. Line Ave., was arrested and booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention...
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04/30/2014
His work and concern for the community is being noticed across the nation. Kevin Singh, an associate professor of architecture at Louisiana Tech University, was selected as one of Building Design +...
04/30/2014
Area businesses, organizations and schools were awarded on Tuesday for their contributions to the Adopt-A-School program throughout the 2013-14 school year. “The (AAS) program is so impressive,”...
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04/30/2014
Students from Cypress Springs Elementary School in Pat Albritton’s Advanced Learning Academy Class sold lemonade to passersby throughout Ruston on Tuesday. The lemonade stands were part of a national...
04/30/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and Stone Theatre has announced the cast for its final production of the academic year, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”...
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04/30/2014
TOP: Local educators were honored at the annual Adopt-A-School awards banquet on Tuesday for their efforts to promote “going green” in their schools. From left is, Jessie Bryan, of Ruston High School...
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04/29/2014
The second season begins today for District 1-5A Baseball Champion Ruston High School as the Bearcats open the first round of the 5A playoffs against Walker at 6 p.m. at the RHS Baseball Complex....
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04/29/2014
Louisiana’s former poet laureate, Darrell Bourque, will visit Louisiana Tech University to speak about and read from his book of poems, “Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie,” recently...
04/29/2014
The Louisiana State Police has recently resumed cadet testing. Men and women interested in becoming a Louisiana State Trooper are encouraged to apply. LSP Troop F Public Information Officer Albert...
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04/29/2014
Jeff Smith turns passion into strength one T-shirt at a time. The online workout gear business Smith founded four years ago has become an avenue for raising awareness of and research dollars for a...