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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I’m talking about unwanted sequels to movies that don’t have a fan base clamoring for more. Obviously I can think of a few motivating factors — greed mixed with a lack of imagination — but what makes studios think that they have a franchise on their hands when the first movie wasn’t exactly a franchise-launcher? In the case of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I actually don’t have this question. I...

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07/07/2014
Mrs. Wiggins is a beautiful golden-colored lady. She is about 2 1/2 years old and has been with 4 Paws about two years. She had a litter of puppies when she first came and that slowed her adoption up...
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07/07/2014
The Ruston Lions Club recently held its installation banquet for officers serving for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Shown seated left to right are President Jerry Johnston, Jackson Mathews, Terrel Deville...
07/05/2014
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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07/03/2014
Local resident JoAnne Bearden shared this wreath that honors her own grandsons, as well as other members of the military. Bearden has three grandsons in different branches of the service. Her...
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07/03/2014
There’s no place like home. So heeding hosts Cindi and Bill Austin and Pat and Joe Dickson’s advice, the Caney Lake Good Sammers took their “traveling home” out to Lincoln Parish Park for a “...
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07/02/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced the winners of the 28th Annual Peach Art Exhibit. The winners are listed below by category and place. For the Youth 9 and under category,...
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07/02/2014
Barnes Potraiture, the sponsor of the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival Diaper Derby, has announced the winners of Saturday’s races. Those winners are: 6-9 Months First place — Gabriel Hume, son of Marc...
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07/02/2014
Superintendent Thomas Kennedy, pastor of Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ, receives a gift from Terrie Queen Autrey, Domestic Abuse Resistance Team community advocate. Thomas recruited the most...
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06/30/2014
This is MJ a Shepard mix, she is around 2 1/2 years old and shy. She came to 4 Paws two years ago and has not been able to find her forever home yet. Quiet, she never causes any problems and gets...
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06/30/2014
Rick Mansfield is the adult division grand-prize winner of the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest, and Rachel McCray, the Youth Division grand-prize winner. Other winners in the annual...