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December 6th

Handbell, children’s choirs to present concert

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Submitted photo- Pictured above are members of the First Baptist Church preparing for a joint handbell and children/preschool choir performance.
First Baptist Church’s handbell and children/preschool choirs will present their Christmas Concert at 6 p.m. today at 200 South Trenton Street to area residents.
Under the direction of Wayne Bridges, First Baptist’s Handbell Choir, with approximately 35 bells — four octaves of handbells — will perform with 10 ringers.

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90th birthday celebrated

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Also known as “Mama D,” Helen Aulds was born Dec. 12 in Choudrant. Her parents were Shep and Gulena Aulds. She married Otis Davis and they had three daughters. She has seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 18 great, great grandchildren. During her 90 years she has been a faithful servant to the Lord and active member of Choudrant First Baptist.

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Cheers: Davenport retires from the U.S. Air Forcef

Davenport was last assigned as a B-52 logistics management specialist at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The captain had served in the military for 25 years.
He is the son of Jena M. Cruz, of Gumbottom Road, Choudrant, and Andrew Davenport Sr., of Park Manor, Dayton, Ohio.
His wife, Shawn, is the daughter of Dorothy Hamlet, of Robin Lane, Riverdale, Ga.

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RCT hosts audtions

The Ruston Community Theatre will hold auditions for “Same Time, Next Year” at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 and 10 a.m. Dec. 14 in the Community Room on backside of Community Trust Bank. The location of the bank is across the street from Super 1 Foods.
The play is written by Bernard Slade and will be directed by Satish Bharadvaj. Production dates are set for Feb. 27 – March 2. This romantic comedy is auditioning for two characters one male and one female.

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Tech holds auditions

Auditions for “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday in Howard Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts.
A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. each night in Howard Auditorium for adults and children of all ethnicities, second grade and up, who would like to audition for the production. Parents who are interested are also encouraged to audition with their children.

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Judge: Police Jury discriminated

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Third District Judge Charles Traylor II has ruled that a black man known for battling racial discrimination was unfairly denied a position as the Lincoln Parish director of Homeland Security based on his race and history of litigation.

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RCT puts on holiday play

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On Thursday, the Dixie Center for the Arts hosted the “slap-stick” comedy, “Christmas Belles.” This play is the sequel to the former Ruston Community Theatre play, “Dearly Beloved.”
“Christmas Belles” will be performed at 7 p.m. today and Saturday with a special matinee showing at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Man charged with rape

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A man is in jail today on charges of forcible rape and second-degree battery stemming from an incident that happened in April.
Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said that Antonio Dewayne Brantley, 32, of 1305 Wyoming St., was arrested Thursday at the Jackson Parish Detention Center, where he was being held on unrelated charges.

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McAllister assigned to commitees

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister (R-Swartz) announced the congressional committee positions he has been assigned by the House of Representatives. McAllister is joining the agriculture committee and natural resources committee. 
“Louisiana has vast interests in both agriculture and natural resources, so I am very excited to serve as Louisiana’s voice on these committees,”McAllister said.

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Former La. Hayride performer dies

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Brightly-colored suits, a 10-gallon hat and a guitar are what people think about when they think of the late Rev. Homer Bailes. From the Grand Ole Opry to the pulpit, Bailes influenced and changed people’s lives.
Bailes, who passed away earlier this week at 91, was originally from West Virginia, but he and his brothers, known as the Bailes Brothers, became well known in Nashville, Tenn., with hit songs “Dust on the Bible” and “Remember me.”

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