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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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12/02/2014
Memorial United Methodist Church of Simsboro, located on U.S. Highway 80, will hold their annual Winter Bazaar Fundraiser from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The event features baked goods, homemade pies,...
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12/01/2014
Jim Tuten, warden of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of the Culture Guild. Shown, left to right, are Angie Biscomb, hostess; Tuten; special guest...
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11/29/2014
The Boys and Girls of North Central Louisiana is thankful for the recent donation from AT&T in support of ongoing club programming. Pictured from left to right is State Senator Rick Gallot, State...
11/29/2014
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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11/28/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is the popular holiday play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” written by Barbara Robinson. It is sponsored by The Lewis Family (of Lewis’ Boutique), opens...
11/28/2014
The LSU AgCenter is accepting applications for the next Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners class, scheduled for January through March. Membership is open to all adults in Northwest Louisiana....
11/27/2014
Elisha Ministries Supportive Housing of North Louisiana in collaboration with the Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish is celebrating Thanksgiving this year by giving away turkeys to 10 needy...
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11/27/2014
Entrepreneurs and innovators from Louisiana Tech University recently shared ideas for new business ventures and competed for cash prizes during the “Won in One” pitch competition.
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11/26/2014
Bright, cool, sunshiny October weather brought the Caney Lake Good Sammers to the Lock and Dam No. 3 in Colfax, Oct. 22-25. Hosts Nellie and Emory Ambrose and Mary and James Dugdale invited the...
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11/26/2014
Performance enhancement and injury prevention will be among the topics David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the...