Grambling gets new barbershops

Need a cut? Well, Grambling has two new barbershops G-Spot and Gallots to which you can chose from.If you go to G-Spot, you’re bound to meet some of the most down to earth people in Grambling. Barbers: William 504, Jason 504, Earl “Chi Town,” Sidney, and hairstylist Dashana. G-Spot, located in the village, has been open for a month and specializes in haircuts, styles, and eyebrow arches.

The G-Spot is nothing more than a group of young enthusiastic business men trying to get a leg up on the competition. “We are one of the latest northeast barbershops that believes in catering to their customers and treating them with respect,” said William. The G-Spot is open Tuesday-Saturday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m., and they offer FREE eyebrow arches on Tuesdays from 8:00a.m. -5:00p.m.

Gallots has been around for years, forty-three to be exact. Richard Gallot’s barbershop has moved all around Grambling from starting in the village with Vern Delafosse, a barber school friend of his, to several other locations leading him to where he is now at the foot of Main street.

Also located in Gallots is “Grambling Records,” owned by Emmett Wysinger. The record store is open Mon.-Sat. from 9:00- 5:00. The store specializes in CD’s and whatever they don’t have can be ordered. Gallot, the former mayor and police juror of Grambling, is married to Dr. Mildred Gallot a teacher at Grambling State University.

He has three children, Daphne a principal in Little Rock, AR, Loretta, a business manager at LSU medical center, and Rick Gallot who is running for State Representative.

When asked if he was proud of his children he said, “Of course, but I tell people to give the credit to their mother because she kept there minds full and I kept their stomachs full.