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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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11/29/2013
Residents flocked to local stores Thursday night and early Friday morning to catch the best deals of the season as part of the annual Black Friday sales. Local businesses heralded in the holiday...
11/29/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to decide Monday whether to lend support to a move to bring Amtrak passenger rail service to North Louisiana. If aldermen adopt the resolution that Mayor Dan...
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11/29/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Aviation Department recently received its Final Visiting Team Report submitted following the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) Review Committee’s visit...
11/29/2013
December is here and, with it, comes a lot of festive cheer. From 9 a.m. until the last person leaves Saturday, the Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization will host its annual Christmas...
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11/27/2013
Trinity Preschool recently celebrated the Thanksgiving season by hosting its annual feast. The preschoolers, dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans, sang songs for all of the guests before sitting...
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11/27/2013
The colors of the season will be brighter than ever as the department of agricultural sciences at Louisiana Tech University holds its annual Poinsettia Show and Auction at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Squire...
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11/27/2013
Cook. Certified Masseuse. Painter. Kickboxing instructor. Radio DJ. Promoter. Salesman. Musician. Dog Trainer/Performer. World Traveler. Ruston’s John Mitchell is a true Renaissance Man, a jack of...
11/27/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department, Community Services Division/TRIAD, SALT Advisory Council, Sheriff’s Citizen Observer Patrol (SCOP) and the Reserve Division of the sheriff department will be...
11/27/2013
At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 responded to a structure fire in Dubach, which was reportedly started by a propane heater in a bedroom. Sumer Parnell, fire...
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11/27/2013
The Ruston High School Freshman Academy partnered with Lincoln ACHIEVE to provide a special field trip for students who completed the first nine weeks with no honor code violations, including dress...