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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, North Central Louisiana Arts Council Director Jessica Slaughter and Assistant Director Tess Stickney awarded 29 cash prizes and 47 ribbons to outstanding artists from all over north Louisiana in front of more than 200 guests at the opening reception June 21 at the Ruston Civic Center. Congratulations to this year’s winners. Youth Best of Show: Sponsored by Origin Bank • Snow Leopard by Alex Davis. Youth Ages 6 and under: Sponsored by 109 Trenton Gift Shoppe • First Place — “Storm” by Lakelynn Honaker, • Second Place — “A Happy Summer” by Kate Sanders • Third Place...

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07/01/2016
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, North Central Louisiana Arts Council Director Jessica Slaughter and Assistant Director Tess Stickney awarded 29 cash prizes and 47 ribbons to outstanding artists from all...
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07/01/2016
Master Gardeners, from left, Donna White, Jean McWeeney and Kim Belue, all of Ruston, are pictured at a local garden during a recent garden tour. The Master Gardeners program begins its next 12-week...
07/01/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” were at The Dixie Center for the Arts on May 14 and May 16. The musical opens...
06/30/2016
Barnes Portraiture recently announced the winner of the 2016 Peach Festival Photo Contest. Most Photogenic 0-6 months First place — Karter Huey, daughter of LaOuasha and Carlton Huey Second place...
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06/30/2016
First National Bank’s employees contributed money and purchased food items to assist Rotary of Lincoln’s efforts to stop the recurring summer food shortage at Christian Community Action.
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06/29/2016
Although schizophrenia is often feared and misunderstood, it is a treatable medical condition. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18....
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06/28/2016
Top left photo: Caylan Dowden, member of live screenprinting group Printed Ink, screen prints made-to-order T-shirts as part of the Beta Sigma Phi sponsored Peach Festival Top right photo: Dinosaurs...
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06/27/2016
For nearly four years now, I have been writing columns about the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team for the Ruston Daily Leader. I have covered educational topics, such as stalking, dating violence and...
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06/27/2016
There were plenty of tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, marigolds and periwinkles planted by the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers recently at Mt. Olive Outreach Baptist Church. Cathy Judd and Sue Metcalf...
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06/25/2016
Department store, Stage, will debut a freshly remodeled and expanded store beginning July 28. Stage located at 201 N. Service Road East, will host a Big Reveal Celebration at 9 a.m. July 30. The...