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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I’m talking about unwanted sequels to movies that don’t have a fan base clamoring for more. Obviously I can think of a few motivating factors — greed mixed with a lack of imagination — but what makes studios think that they have a franchise on their hands when the first movie wasn’t exactly a franchise-launcher? In the case of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I actually don’t have this question. I...

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08/29/2014
On Sept. 2, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council will hold a photojournalism workshop entitled “My Vision, My Voice” for youth involved with Seeds of Light in Homer. Seeds of Light is a...
08/29/2014
Teens get your free Zombie Prom Tickets; dig up a date, zombify, yourself then head on over to Lincoln Parish Library for the event of the year. This will truly be a night to remember with photo...
08/28/2014
NCLAC’s ARToberfest Committee announces its call for home brewers for the fifth annual ARToberfest, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Norton Building in downtown Ruston. Home brew tastings are a highlight...
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08/28/2014
A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can...
08/27/2014
Louisiana Tech’s summer quarter commencement exercises were held Aug. 21, with diplomas awarded to 290 graduates. Commencement marked the close of the summer quarter at the university. Area graduates...
08/27/2014
Northeast Delta Health Savings Account has continued the coordination of behavioral health service initially conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training program, a...
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08/27/2014
The Lincoln Parish Future Farmers of America officers attended a retreat at the Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center in Dubach August 11-12. Twenty-two officers from Choudrant High, Ruston High, Ruston...
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08/27/2014
Nell Calloway, Director of the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, was a recent guest of the Ruston Lion Club. Calloway spoke of the museum’s namesake — Gen. Claire Chennault — as well as some of...
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08/25/2014
Middle and high school students from Louisiana and Oklahoma began the new school year by completing the STEM Student Experience program recently held at Louisiana Tech University and sponsored by the...
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08/25/2014
Louisiana Tech University history professor. Stephen Webre traveled to Guatemala recently to take part in activities boosting his latest publication, a book titled “La época colonial en Guatemala:...