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Pageant to highlight Juneteenth events

Juneteenth emblem The City of Grambling’s 44th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival will be held June 12-18 beginning with a poetry contest to be held on Sunday. The event will be centered around the theme of “Building Our Future…Honoring Our Legends.”   The festival will feature activities and entertainment for all […]

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Grambling mayor to head international group

Edward Jones During its recent meeting in Washington, DC, the World Conference of Mayors (WCM) elected Grambling Mayor Edward Jones as its president.  A non-profit, non-political, international organization, the WCM comprises mayors and other elected officials from cities across America and throughout the world, including Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. […]


Hotel, grocery store to anchor new retail plaza in Grambling

For the many alumni and supporters who haven’t been able to get local hotel accommodations during homecoming and home game weekends at Grambling State University, a solution is on the way! A new retail plaza that will be anchored by a state-of-the-art, 120-room hotel and a full-service grocery store is […]


Earnie Miles Show celebrates 28 years

The 28th anniversary of the Earnie Miles Show will be held Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. in the Monroe Civic Center. This Gospel Extravaganza will feature performing artists and groups such as Flowery Mount, King Ollie and The Southern Harmoneers of Monroe; Mount Zion and Christ Temple of Grambling; […]