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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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12/15/2014
Visitors to the Ruston Toy Run on Saturday brought donations of both toys and food. Pictured above is Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln ACHIEVE coordinator, with toys donated at the event. Pictured below is...
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12/15/2014
Sugar Baby was brought to 4 PAWS starving and covered with bites and scratches. She was shy and afraid of everyone. In just a couple of days, she became sweet and loving, and she has now filled out. ...
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12/15/2014
November is a thankful time. The Caney Lake Good Sammers were thankful that hosts Carolyn and Hubert Estes and Nancy and Hubert Tolman invited them to come to the Thomas Lingo Community Center in Oak...
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12/12/2014
Adina Miller took top honors at the Union Arts Council’s Competitive Art Exhibition held Dec. 6 at Claiborne Electric in Farmerville. Louisiana Tech University art professor Peter Jones, judge for...
12/12/2014
Former Ruston resident Deborah Holliman has been nominated for the International Reading Association’s Nila Banton Smith award. Holliman, former literacy coordinator for Lincoln Parish schools, is...
12/12/2014
Temple Baptist Church is already gearing up for the annual Women’s Refreshment and Renewal Conference in 2015 with the focus for the event to be on relationships. Steve and Debbie Wilson, of Marriage...
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12/12/2014
First Baptist Church’s Celebration Choir will present its Christmas Cantata at 6 p.m. today at 200 S. Trenton St. to area residents Under the direction of Wayne Bridges, FBC’s worship pastor, more...
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12/12/2014
Come dine, dance and support the arts with us this February! It’s time to mark your calendars for the upcoming Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and Silent Auction. Ruston’s “party of the year” will...
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12/12/2014
Pictured are Wednesday’s 12 Days of Christmas Shopping in Lincoln Parish Surprise Santa winners. Residents participating in the 12 Days of Shopping in Lincoln Parish are eligible each day to receive...
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12/11/2014
Deputy Sam Chrisman recently spoke to the Ruston Kiwanis Club about the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office support of the school system through the provision of School Resource Officers (SROs).