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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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05/11/2016
The teens of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana, below, were recently instructed youth on how to communicate with law enforcement officers. Above, collaboration with Grambling and...
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05/10/2016
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston recently selected board members for the 2016–17 year. They are Ex-Officio Christol Sterling; Membership/Education Coordinator Jennifer Haberkost; Projects Coordinator...
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05/09/2016
Radiothon 2016 ended Thursday evening, and I am sitting down to write about the phenomenal efforts of a host of people who helped us to make it happen and make it a success. Our goal was a lofty $...
05/09/2016
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. May 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 10 members and two guests present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting...
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05/09/2016
Bank of Ruston’s Board of Directors recently made a donation to the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. At Christmas, the board requested that in lieu of their traditional gifts from the bank, a donation...
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05/09/2016
The Happy Gardeners Club celebrated National Arbor Day recently at the Lincoln Parish Museum. The group plated formosa lavender azaleas in the garden at the museum. Pictured from left to right, are...
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05/07/2016
Louisiana Tech University chemical engineering students Evan McDougall, from Prairieville, and Dustin Savage, from West Monroe, won first place in the 2016 Best Senior Design Competition at the AIChE...
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05/07/2016
A team of mechanical engineering students from Louisiana Tech University has used 3D printing and sustainable materials to create a custom unmanned aerial vehicle that could help NASA improve its...
05/07/2016
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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05/06/2016
The Cedar Creek School National Junior Honor Society sponsored a drive to collect dog food, treats, cleaning supplies and dog beds for 4 Paws Rescue. The group collected more than 1,000 pounds of...