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BATON ROUGE — Grambling State University’s effort to start a new undergraduate nursing program got a boost Wednesday when the Louisiana Board of Regents endorsed a letter of intent in support of a smaller, focused, more demanding academic curriculum, classroom training and support so students will be successful. The Board of Regents vote in favor of the letter of intent was unanimous. If the process continues as planned, the first cohort of 30 students can start with the new GSU nursing program in fall 2018. “We’re happy that the Board of Regents has supported our efforts today, and this is...

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06/03/2014
A special meeting of the Village of Choudrant Council will have to be held later this month as only one council member was present at the regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night. A special...
06/03/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen made history Monday night. It approved the city’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district, leading Mayor Dan Hollingsworth to call the decision “a proud moment in...
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06/03/2014
The Louisiana Peach Festival is looking to give away a $1,000 prize package to the person who visits the most participating businesses during the festival’s newest event, the Peach Stop. “We wanted...
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06/02/2014
Walking down the carriageway that leads to Ruston’s recently relocated Chartreuse Pear might make residents think they’ve stepped into another city altogether. Located behind The Fashion on West Park...
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06/02/2014
A Texas woman was arrested and charged with auto theft, possession of marijuana and possession of schedule II drugs Sunday night in Lincoln Parish, according to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office....
06/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to be asked tonight to change a proposal that, if adopted, will give the city its first neighborhood conservation overlay district. “We will amend it to exclude...
06/02/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet Tuesday night to review end-of–year testing results presented by Testing Coordinator Donna Doss. With the implementation of Common Core standards and the...
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05/31/2014
A Ruston man has been given the maximum sentence of 50 years at hard labor for the attempted second-degree murder of his former girlfriend. Third Judicial District Judge Jay McCallum sentenced...
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05/31/2014
Just before dawn on Tuesday, April 22, the subject appearing in the photo above burglarized two restaurants near Interstate 20 in Ruston. The unidentified subject gained entry to both businesses by...
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05/31/2014
Stepping into the current facilities of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is much like stepping back in time. The offices, located on the ground floor and basement of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse...