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Lincoln Preparatory School granted charter renewal

GRAMBLING, LA – On Wednesday, October 14th, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary  Education (BESE) unanimously approved a four-year renewal of Lincoln Preparatory School’s  charter agreement. Lincoln Preparatory School, a Type 2 K-12 charter school, serves families in  seven parishes and prepares students for college and post-secondary success.  Robert […]


Early voting dates – November 3, 2020 election

EARLY VOTING FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 PRESIDENTIAL /CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION Early voting for the November 3, 2020 Presidential/Congressional Election begins Friday, October 16, 2020 – Tuesday, October 27, 2020 (excluding Sundays).   The hours for voting are 8:00 am to 7:00 p.m., in the Registrar of Voters Office, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Ground Floor, 100 W Texas Avenue, Ruston […]


Free COVID-19 testing available at Hobdy Assembly Center

GRAMBLING, La. – The National Guard will be on the Grambling State University campus to offer free COVID-19 testing to the community. The event will be held daily except Sunday starting Monday, September 28, until Friday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.  It […]


Grambling State University to resume classes September 8

GRAMBLING, La – August 30, 2020 – In the aftermath of recovering from the impact of Hurricane Laura, Grambling State University officials announced today that online and face-to-face classes will resume Tuesday, September 8. Administrative offices are planned to resume operations Tuesday, September 1.  Registration for the fall semester will […]


Dr. Ponton named Athletic Director

Dr. David Ponton was named GSU Athletic Director wednesday afternoon. GSU Athletics/Courtesy photo Grambling State University President Rick Gallot announced that Dr. David “Rusty” Ponton, will now lead the GSU athletic department and was named Athletic Director. “Dr. Ponton has demonstrated a proven dedication to all parts of our student […]

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Candidates’ forums to be held in Grambling

Two “Let’s Meet the Candidates” forums will be held at Grambling City Hall to introduce residents to those running in the Nov. 6 elections for city council and district judge. The first forum for Grambling City Council contenders will be Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. and the second for […]


Library Week hits Grambling

#8220;It’s National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide – and the perfect time to discover how you can join the circle of knowledge @ your library. The A. C. Lewis Memorial Library is celebrating National Library […]