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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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10/20/2013
There’s a new lake in Lincoln Parish — Hoogland Lake at the Lincoln Parish Park. Past and present city and parish officials gathered at the park Friday morning to officially name the 30-acre lake...
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10/20/2013
The Advanced Learning Academy at both Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary schools recently celebrated the completion of original student stories with a “Publishing and Punch” event. The...
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10/19/2013
Earlier this month fifth grade students from Lincoln, Union and Bienville Parish schools spent the day at Lincoln Parish Park learning about water conservation, where water comes from and the...
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10/19/2013
As many had expected, Congress reached a last-minute agreement to raise the debt ceiling and end the partial government shutdown. We think that’s good news for investors, and stocks rose repeatedly...
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10/19/2013
Question: Debt is such a big problem in this country. The government keeps borrowing more money. It seems like people are losing their houses and going bankrupt more than ever before. Has anyone ever...
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10/19/2013
There’s a theory on Wall Street that goes something like this: If you follow the crowd and buy the hot investment of the day, chances are you’ll be scooping up shares when most others are about to...
10/19/2013
Suddenlink has announced that it has started offering residential customers in Ruston and Grambling its High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service, featuring a download speed up to 107 Megabits per second...
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10/19/2013
MCDONALD HONORED BY ATO Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group, was recently honored at The Association of Trust Organizations (ATO) annual conference as the 2013 Member of the Year. This...
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10/19/2013
The following Cedar Creek seventh grade students have been invited to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Students are identified based qualifying scores that are at or...
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10/19/2013
Former Ruston native James “Jimmy” McConnell, of Chatsworth, Calif., will join his former high school music student Larry Pannell, music department chairman, and marching band director at Grambling...