Ruston Community Theatre will present “Anybody Out There?” with special arrangements from Dramatists Play Service. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and Dr. Ben Grigsby and will be held March 7-10 at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts.
The play is written by John Patrick and will be directed by Billy Chandler. Satish Bharadvaj will assist as stage manager and Don Mitchell will be responsible for lighting.
The plot of this two act comedy revolves around a single character, Oliver Pankey, who seems to be a born loser and has several hilarious mishaps including relationship troubles, employment troubles and a run-in with the FBI.
Pictured in the front row, from left to right, Doug Postel (Oliver Pankey), Jane Wallace (Millie Milhaus), Troy Wold (Bill McSwain), Suzy Gardunio (Anita Wrenn), Terry Stepp (officer), Edwin Davis (bank customer), Donald Lazarus (bank customer) and John Lee (Mr. Poopuski).
In the back row, from left to right are Rex Yocum (Doctor Dickey), Dixie Mitchell (Sophie Goggan), Casey Allen (thief), Michael Tanahill (stranger), Dusty Hampton (Herbie Henderson).
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On March 2, Gibsland, “The Daffodil Capital of Louisiana,” will host The 2013 Jonquil Jubilee Home and Garden Tour.
Visitors can experience the hospitality of a small town and celebrate the arrival of spring. The hours are from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake and sausage Breakfast at the Gibsland Lions Club building for $5 starting at 8 a.m.
With a $10 Jonquil Tour ticket, attendees will receive a map and directions to multiple attractions. Participants can begin at any location and travel at their own pace.
Pictured above is the reigning Queen of the Gum Spring Association Carlee M. Gipson. Gipson is a fourth grader at New Living Word School. She will be giving up her queenship Tuesday night.
Gipson said she thanks God for allowing her to be the Gum Springs Association Queen.
In a moment of fun, Kelsey Bruce, daughter of Lance and Wende Bruce, leads her “cow,” Noah Womack, son of Elizabeth Womack, around during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky. Womack is 9 years old and from Oak Grove. Bruce is 3 years old and from Downsville.