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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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03/09/2014
During Thursday night’s monthly board of alderman meeting for the City of Grambling, developers were present to discuss the possibility of bringing an extended-stay hotel to the town. Attorney...
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03/08/2014
FBLA Cedar Creek’s FBLA chapter recently competed in the District II Conference at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Cedar Creek earned the right to compete in 19 events at the state FBLA...
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03/08/2014
February — the month of love —was certainly a busy month at Emmanuel. During our trip to the Russ House our children passed out Valentines and hugs to the guests there. The Russ House guests played...
03/08/2014
The Louisiana Bankers Association (LBA) is warning consumers not to fall victim to “phishing” scams related to the Target data breach that occurred last fall. Phishing attacks use spoofed emails and...
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03/08/2014
The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to announce that Chris “Moose” Garriga has completed a successful one year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the CVB....
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03/07/2014
Each year the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana seeks out graduating high school seniors to help further their education. As part of the upcoming Fred Dean Hall of Fame BE GREAT...
03/07/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday night and tabled the approval of the AT&T contract. Mayor Ed Jones said the contract was not received in time for board members to...
03/07/2014
The community is looking for new vendors for the Ruston Farmers Market. An annual preseason vendor’s meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. March 15 in the community meeting room of the Lincoln Parish...
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03/07/2014
Cedar Creek’s eighth grade and fifth grade Students of the Year were named district winners recently advance to the regional level of competition in Baton Rouge this month. Carlie Toliver, right,...
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03/07/2014
For the past six years residents have came together by crawling and toddling to show their support for the March of Dimes. To date the Diaper Derby, sponsored by the Louisiana Tech University...