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The Ruston Community Theatre recently wrapped up their 2015-16 season with the musical “Oklahoma!” Jonathan Baines, a member of the RCT board, said the group was thankful for local support. “Ruston Community Theatre would like to thank the community for making the summer musical “Oklahoma!” a successful close to another great season,” he said. “This season, RCT also celebrated ten years as a priority partner with the Dixie Center for the Arts.” In honor of those ten years, RCT revived “The Foreigner,” which was the first production RCT held in the Dixie, he said. RCT also introduced a junior...

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06/25/2016
Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT Top photo: From left, Sadie Smith, Sadie McGill and Savannah Dorking, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders, wave to the Louisiana Peach Festival 2016’s “A Peach...
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06/25/2016
Peach preserves are a pretty sweet treat this time of year. Preserving memories of Ruston’s Mitcham Orchard is a pretty sweet idea for all time. And that’s what current Ruston resident and Louisiana...
06/25/2016
Morgan Letendre, nine months Jersey-Kate Corley, 12 months, Patrick Singh, 13 months, and Kenlyn Sherill, 22 months, were all winners of Barnes Portraiture Diaper Derby 2016 Saturday at Trinity...
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06/25/2016
Top photo: Brandon Foret, left, lead singer of The Chee-Weez, performs to a crowd of more than 500 Louisiana Peach Festival 2016 festival goers Friday at Railroad Park. The New Orleans based five-...
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06/25/2016
Top Left: Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT John Belton, Third District Attorney, throws candy during the annual Louisiana Peach Festival Saturday. Top Right: Leader photo by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY...
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06/25/2016
Top: Leader photo by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY The Ruston High School cheerleading team rides with the Ruston Fire Department Saturday during the annual Peach Festival Parade. Bottom Left: Gracie Reichman...
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06/25/2016
Courtesy Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac of Ruston recently held a ribbon-cutting at its new location at 1508 Louisiana HIghway 33.
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06/24/2016
Willie Larkin, Grambling State University president, resigned Thursday at the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors meeting at Louisiana Tech University. Larkin’s letter of resignation was...
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06/24/2016
John Parker Barron, 3, son of John B. and Jenna Barron (left); and C.J. Colvin, 2, son of Michael and Danielle Colvin (right), were among those out early this morning at Lincoln Parish Park to...
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06/24/2016
Linda Sivils was at the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday evening signing copies of her book, “History of the Louisiana Peach Festival & Pageant.”