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January 14th, 2017

Church News 1.15.17

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 Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove Missionary

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Auditions for Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ set

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Ruston Community Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming mystery melodrama, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.”
The play will be directed by Satish Bharadvaj and is sponsored by The Law Offices of Woodard and Clement.
The show will open at the Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston April 6 and run through April 9.
Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” first opened in London, England in 1952, and has been running continuously since then.
It has by far the longest initial run of any play in history, with its 25,000th performance taking place on Nov. 18, 2012.

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GSU student co-authors international bestseller

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GSU senior Elizabeth Eddy’s dream of becoming a published author came true as she became a co-author of the book “Women of Faith: Their Untold Stories Revealed,” a book that she believes tells stories that will change many lives.
“Women of Faith: Their Untold Stories Revealed” is a book of devotionals written from the heart of everyday women who have found their highest potential and wanted to share that connection with others.

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Tech’s Science Café series to showcase program

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Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 24 as part of their Science Café series.
The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at 1305 Commerce Street in Ruston and is free to attend. Members of the local and campus communities are cordially invited.

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Sunday Movie Review “Hidden Figures”

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A lot of people were unhappy with my review of “Sing” a few weeks ago. Many wondered how I could have so much disdain for a movie with positive messages about perseverance and following your dreams.
There are two main reasons: 1) That movie is considerably less positive with its messages about stealing and avoiding responsibility, and 2) There are plenty of better movies with messages about perseverance and following your dreams. One such movie is “Hidden Figures.”

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Club News: Daughters of the American Revolution

Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Jan. 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church with nine members present.
Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR ritual and conducted chapter business.
Wiygul gave the President General’s report, National Defense minute and Conservation minute.
Flag chairman Sue Parker presented a flag minute.
American Indians chairman Kay Goss-Knotts gave an Indian minute.

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January 13th

WILMA SMITH BOOLES

Wilma Smith Booles, 97, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Ruston Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services, directed by Kilpatrick Funeral Home, will be held Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2 o'clock in Greenwood Cemetery with Reverend Rolly Walker officiating.

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HAL LUKE ROY

Funeral services for Mr. Hal Luke Roy, truck driver, of Choudrant, LA, will be 2:00pm Saturday, January 14, 2017 at New Hope Baptist Church in Choudrant with Bro. Chris Witt and Bro. DeWayne Monk officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe. Visitation will be from 1:00pm until time of service Saturday at the church. Mr. Roy was born December 30, 1963 in Marksville, LA and passed from this life on January 11, 2017 in Ruston, LA at the age of 53.

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AMBER NICOLE YOUNG

Amber Nicole Young, age 32 of Choudrant died January 6, 2017. Services are 1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Visitation is 12:00-1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Owens Memorial Chapel, Ruston. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery in Homer under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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CLARA HENDERSON COMBS

Clara Henderson Combs, 89 died January 03, 2017. Wake will be Friday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 pm at King's Funeral Home, Ruston, LA. Services are Saturday, Jan. 14 at 1:00 pm at Mt. Mariah Missionary Baptist Church, Chatham, LA. Burial will follow at Mt. Mariah Cemetery, Chatham, LA. Arrangements are under the direction of King's FH, Ruston, LA.

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