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Composers from around the U.S. and beyond are coming to Ruston and Monroe from Wednesday through June 4 to have their music performed at the New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival. Monroe concert venues will include the Masur Museum of Art, The Palace, Black Bayou and the Biedenharn Recital Hall of the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Ruston venues will include Louisiana Tech University’s F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, as well as the Dixie Center for the Arts. Daytime sessions will be filled with rehearsals — open to the community — allowing performers and composers to exchange...

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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...
05/17/2016
Ruston Community Theatre recently announced the cast of the upcoming summer junior musical, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” The show is sponsored by the Ruston Kiwanis Club and will be...
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05/16/2016
With the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s radiothon behind us, we are able to take a breath, look around, and notice some very good things which are happening at our shelter. I wrote in March that...
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05/16/2016
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Ruston will welcome Don and Marilyn Taylor to the New Hope B.C. family and Ruston community. Taylor is a native of Mer Rouge and graduated from Delta High...
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05/16/2016
Opening day for this season’s Ruston Farmers Market was May 7, and with a new location came a new design, courtesy of Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design. The Farmers Market partnered with...
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05/16/2016
John Lee, of Ruston, has recently been inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame. He is one of 12 individuals chosen for the honor. He has been a teacher in Claiborne, Webster and Lincoln. “4-H has always...
05/16/2016
The Ruston Culture Guild held its end-of-the-year meeting at the Ropp Center on Louisiana Tech University campus May 5. In a short business meeting, officers for the coming club year were installed...
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05/14/2016
Grambling State University recently announced Brianna Phillips, a 21-year-old senior kinesiology major, as the valedictorian of the spring class of 2016. She graduated with a 3.98-grade point...
05/14/2016
Littera Club concluded their club year with a picnic lunch in the home of Teri Fulton with Mary Ayres, Emily Baugh and Kathey Roane serving as co-hostesses. The carefully coordinated spring...
05/14/2016
The Ruston Junior Guild held their Spring Picnic at the Lincoln Parish Museum May 5. The Hostesses for this festive event were Jane Ball, Mary Ann Woods and Dorothy Hoogland. The following members...