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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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05/17/2016
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...
05/14/2016
The Louisiana Tech University Engineering and Science Foundation recently announced the election of new officers and directors for the 2016-17 academic year. Foundation members met in Ruston last...