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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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The Lincoln Parish School Board Building and Grounds Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss several upcoming projects, some of which are already underway. This meeting will be followed...
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Ruston Police Department is still searching for the second vehicle involved in a crash at approximately 10:56 p.m. Friday on Jonesboro Street. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found five individuals...
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Many people know Hazel Hunter as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury president. What they may not know is that Hunter is also a seasoned seamstress who has recently had the opportunity to literally make...
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Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice to chair the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC). Guice will lead the LIC as it continues to develop policies designed to...
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A grass fire off of La. Highway 145 and Emory Road in Choudrant Saturday afternoon burned five acres of grass and scrub before being contained by firefighters from the Choudrant and Lincoln Parish...
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02/02/2014
After four decades of exemplary and dedicated service to his alma mater, Joseph R. Thomas Jr., is calling it a career and retiring as Louisiana Tech University’s vice president for finance and...
02/02/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to agree to spend up to $15,000 as the city’s share of the possible purchase of state-owned property on Lake D’Arbonne that could become the site of a...
02/02/2014
Artists interested in having their design considered for the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam T-shirt have a little less than two weeks to submit their work. “I always pick judges, and I pick...
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***Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of features running in February in recognition of Black History Month. For some 25 years is a lifetime, but for Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark...
02/01/2014
Judy Copeland has many dreams for what she wants the Chamber to be able to offer to its members. Her first vision, since being named President of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce in December...