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07/26/2016 - 10:33am
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” are at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Performances are in October. The award-winning comedy, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, recounts the escapades of a man from a...
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07/26/2016 - 10:35am
Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m. Monday for seniors, Tuesday for juniors, Aug. 3 for sophomores and Aug. 4 for freshmen. All students...
07/25/2016 - 10:45am
Lincoln Parish voters have more decisions to make on Nov. 8 than just who they want to be the next president. The local ballot also includes races for U.S. senator, 5th District congressman, state associate Supreme Court justice from the Lincoln Parish-inclusive 4th Supreme Court District and state...
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07/25/2016 - 10:58am
Meagan Crews, of Bossier City, center, was crowned Miss Spirit of Ruston Saturday. Helping crown Crews is 2017 Princess Peach Riley Nations, left, with 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Anna Blake, right, crowing Crews.
07/25/2016 - 10:59am
Area residents who want to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department achieve its dream of buying a new pumper truck can do so by participating in the department’s fourth annual 52 Gun Raffle. Raffle tickets $100 each and are on sale now, Village Clerk Celeste Butler said. Tickets are available...

Announcements

Abigail Lillie Horn, of Richardson, Texas, and William Reeves Barr, of Ruston, married at 6:30 p.m. July 17 in a double-ring ceremony at The Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. The wedding was officiated by Kurt Pressler, Marriage Ministry Director at Fellowship Bible Church Dallas. The bride is the...
Mr. and Mrs. Cameron to reside in Japan after honeymoon to Belize. Kelsey Pickett, of Simsboro, and Colby Cameron, of Newbury Park, California, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. July 2 in Las Caletas-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Chip and Paige Pickett, of Simsboro....

Sports

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IRVING, Texas — It’s the time of year a college football coach loves.

Preseason practice is days away from beginning with the kickoff...

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Louisiana Tech head cross country coach Gary Stanley announced the 2016 cross country schedule Monday with the Mook Triple-Duals highlighting...

SEARCY, Arkansas — Seeded No. 6, the Ruston Dixie Baseball Association 9-year-old All-Stars fell in semifinal action of World Series Play...

Editorials

Congratulations to both of our Lincoln Parish collegiate football teams for being picked for having strong chances to win conference championships as both attended league...
Eight young ladies gathered Saturday afternoon at the Dixie Center for the Arts with hopes of becoming the next Miss Dixie Gem Peach and Miss Spirit of Ruston. However, only...