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June 11 will mark the 66th annual coronation of Queen Dixie Gem Peach and Princess Peach. On June 10 – 11, the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston will host the festivities beginning with an ice cream social for the Princess Peach contestants from 1 – 3:30 p.m. June 10. The Princess Peach portion of the pageant will continue at 10 a.m. June 11 where they will participate in an opening number, on-stage competition and a production number with reigning Queen Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake. Queen Dixie Gem Peach/Miss Spirit of Ruston and Miss Dixie Gem Peach/Miss Spirit of Ruston...

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05/20/2016
Today’s Art Talk is a reprint of an article by Kathy Stone that ran in August 2014. NCLAC is still here in 2016, as we have been since the late 1980s, working to cultivate the arts in our region,...
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05/20/2016
Cathy Brewton with Lifehouse Ministries was a recent speaker at the noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Brewton told the group of the ministry’s scope and focus.
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05/20/2016
A Louisiana Tech University professor has been selected as one of 15 winners in an international composer’s competition. Joe L. Alexander, professor of music in Tech’s School of Performing Arts, was...
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05/19/2016
Senior class students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science showcased their solutions to real-world problems at the College of Engineering and Science Senior Projects...
05/19/2016
At Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement, five engineering students will join a prestigious group of graduates from the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program.
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05/19/2016
Meet Heidi. Heidi is a boxer lab mix that is house trained, spayed and up-to-date on shots. She loves people, children and walks great on a leash. She is an owner surrender and is desperately looking...
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05/19/2016
Most of the youth with the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers threaded a needle for the first time. There were so amazed that they could learn how to sew a button on a piece of fabric. The presenter was...
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05/18/2016
Mental illnesses are medical/brain disorders that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others or daily functioning. Mental illness can strike anyone. According to the...
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05/18/2016
Members of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators visited the Ruston Rehabilitation Facility and passed out goody bags to the residents of the facility. The gift bags contained socks, lip balm, cookies...
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05/18/2016
Janece and Louie Miller rallied the Caney Lake Good Sammers to “sally-forth” to the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in April for the Louisiana Good Sams Rally — themed “Rockin’ to the Oldies.” Going to...