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GRAMBLING — Six local citizens and two banks will be honored at the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Contributions Banquet on Oct. 12 at the Ruston Civic Center. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a wine and cheese reception and a silent auction followed by the banquet at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $30 and tables seating eight are $210. “This is an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations who consistently contribute to the betterment of the Grambling community,” said Reginald Owens, chamber president. “Quite frankly, I am talking about money and/or...

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Ruston could be several steps closer to its first tax incremental financing district if the Board of Aldermen approves several district-related items on its Monday evening agenda. The board convenes...
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ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path...
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The Lincoln Parish School Board approved its $77 million budget for the budget year that began July 1. The board’s finance committee, composed of five of its six members with District 7 member Trott...