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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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11/24/2014
Rufus was found wandering on a busy road about to get hit by traffic. Rufus jumps in laps, licks faces and follows us everywhere. He is house broken, up-to-date on shots and ready to go to his...
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11/24/2014
North Louisiana’s weather can’t guarantee the region a white Christmas, but two choral groups can certainly assure the area “An A Cappella Christmas.” Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines...
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11/21/2014
George Raymond Dugdale and Jewel Edwards were united in marriage on Dec. 24, 1932. They had five children: Bertie Rae, who married Eddy Ray Hammons on Oct. 8, 1954; James Henry, who married Mary...
11/21/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is To Kill A Mockingbird, adapted as a play by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The town of...
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11/21/2014
Dr. Ralph Abraham, right, addressed the North Central Louisiana TEA Party at their November meeting held on Monday night at the Ruston Country Club.  Abraham is in a run-off with Mayor Jamie Mayo...
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11/20/2014
The Louisiana Tech University Women’s Softball Team helped the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team recently by applying a fresh coat of paint to the life-sized silhouettes, which stood in front of The...
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11/19/2014
Under a clear blue, November sky an American flag was raised on Nov. 6, at Ruston High School in memory of Ruston’s fallen Navy hero, Petty Officer 1st Class J.P. Fitzmorris. The J.P. Fitzmorris...
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11/18/2014
Don Kaczvinsky, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Liberal Arts and George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar in English, was an invited guest speaker at “Reading Graham Swift: International...
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11/18/2014
Greg Goff, head baseball coach at Louisiana Tech University, was a recent speaker at the Ruston Lions Club. During his presentation, Coach Goff mentioned that Nov. 12, was the early signing day and...
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11/18/2014
Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers and Lake Claiborne State Park are presenting “Gobble Till Ya Wobble — Family Fun Day” from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday. From 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. there will be Dutch oven...