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Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features percussion major and Bossier City native Alek Gonzalez. Also on the program is Carlos Chávez’s seminal three-movement work, “Toccata for Percussion.” This sextet, written in 1942 for pitched and non-pitched percussion, has become a standard in the repertoire. Other works to be performed are “Postludes” by Elliot Cole, a quartet that explores the sonic capabilities of the vibraphone; “Head Talk” by Mark...

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04/25/2016
By the time this column goes to print, we will be 10 days away from Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 15th Annual Radiothon. As usual, this event involves not only Lincoln Parish but all of our...
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04/25/2016
Following the Spring meeting of its board of directors, Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home held a ceremony on April 12 to name the W. A. J. Lewis II Building. W. A. J. “Billy” Lewis II of Ruston,...
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04/25/2016
Meet Felix. He is a medium-sized lab mix that is looking for a home. He is up-to-date on shots and neutered. He loves other dogs, people and is also leash trained. Come see him at 4 Paws Rescue,...
04/23/2016
Eight galleries and art businesses will be participating in Ruston’s Spring Art Crawl from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Ruston. The public can expect fine art, design, refreshments, friends and fun...
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04/23/2016
Chancee Catonese, left, philanthropy chair for Alpha Chi Omega Beta Psi at Louisiana Tech University, presents the proceeds of the sorority’s April 2 benefit for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team...
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04/23/2016
Ruston’s Piney Hills Harmony Chorus was presented the Membership Growth Award at its regional competition held in Houston this spring, along with a citation for its marketing achievements. The...
04/23/2016
As a result of the significant enrollment growth at Louisiana Tech University, four new Greek organizations have been approved to create chapters on the school’s campus. The four new organizations...
04/23/2016
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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04/22/2016
America is the great melting-pot, as we’ve always heard, attracting people from around the globe to find freedom and opportunity. But does that saying apply to our rural nook here in the hills of...
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04/22/2016
Julia Kaczvinsky,of Ruston, was the winner of Skyros Design 6 place settings, retail value of over $800 at Townsend House Gifts Spring Open House.