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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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A Ruston man faces charges of cruelty to a juvenile and aggravated battery in connection with a weekend incident involving a 10-year-old. Walter Leshun Atkins, 38, was arrested Saturday after he...
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The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss bids on upcoming projects, personnel changes and several other issues in its regular session. School Superintendent Danny Bell...
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Some 200 supporters came out for the second annual “Out of the Darkness” suicide prevention walk. Pictured here, Zeta Chi fraternity member James Roberts registers for the walk with volunteer Amy...
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Northern Louisiana Medical Center has named Sally Jones as 2013 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. Sally was chosen from among 11 other...
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Cedar Creek defeated Ascension Catholic 6-0 Saturday to win the Class 1A state softball title. Pictured above are team members. First row (left to right): Gabbie Turner, Halie Robinson, Harlie...
05/03/2014
Robert Street residents and leaders of the University Hills Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District Committee have come to terms on the street’s request to opt out of a proposed overlay district...
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Trey “Catfish” Trichell steps into the batter’s box, takes his stance and makes a powerful swing at the neon-green softball sailing toward him. He tips it. The ball pops straight up, then drops onto...
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Lincoln Parish Park will continue to host worthy athletes as they push themselves to the limit during the 2014 XTERRA races. Outdoor enthusiasts from around the country showed up Saturday to compete...
05/03/2014
The board of aldermen for the City of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night with an agenda packed full of business. First up on the agenda was the approval of an ordinance that amended the...
05/03/2014
Leadership Lincoln is in its 27th year and has graduated more than 400 individuals who now know more about Ruston and Lincoln Parish than they probably ever imagined there was to know.