Ruston Community Theatre will present “Anybody Out There?” with special arrangements from Dramatists Play Service. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and Dr. Ben Grigsby and will be held March 7-10 at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts.
The play is written by John Patrick and will be directed by Billy Chandler. Satish Bharadvaj will assist as stage manager and Don Mitchell will be responsible for lighting.
The plot of this two act comedy revolves around a single character, Oliver Pankey, who seems to be a born loser and has several hilarious mishaps including relationship troubles, employment troubles and a run-in with the FBI.
Pictured in the front row, from left to right, Doug Postel (Oliver Pankey), Jane Wallace (Millie Milhaus), Troy Wold (Bill McSwain), Suzy Gardunio (Anita Wrenn), Terry Stepp (officer), Edwin Davis (bank customer), Donald Lazarus (bank customer) and John Lee (Mr. Poopuski).
In the back row, from left to right are Rex Yocum (Doctor Dickey), Dixie Mitchell (Sophie Goggan), Casey Allen (thief), Michael Tanahill (stranger), Dusty Hampton (Herbie Henderson).
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As we approach the Thanksgiving holidays, I have had time to pause and reflect on the things for which I am thankful.
Having just lost a sister to pancreatic cancer, I am piercingly aware of the gift of my family, as well as the friends who have reached out to me during this difficult time. I am thankful to live in a democracy, even with its divisive political system and current state of unrest. I am thankful to be free to worship the God I believe in without fear of persecution.
Louisiana Tech University will host a presentation by Wilma K. Olson, the Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University, for the next installment of its 2015-16 New Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering seminar series.
Olson’s presentation titled, “Insights into Gene Expression and Packaging from Computer Simulation” will take place at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the auditorium of University Hall on the Tech campus.
The event is free and members of the campus and local communities are cordially invited to attend.
On Friday and Saturday, MedCamps will host its 17th Annual Fun Shoot and Auction. This year’s event will be hosted at the OPSO Training Center and Public Range and is sponsored by Community Trust Bank, Vantage Health Plans, Promatic, 1st Franklin Financial, Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment and Creed & Creed Law Offices & Title Company.
The Fun Shoot is an individual or five-man team event and is comprised of a 100-shot Sporting Clay tournament and a 25 target archery tournament. Participants may register for both.
Meet Mr. Moe. Mr. Moe is a Mountain Curr who is up-to-date on shots, neutered and leash trained. He loves other dogs, kids and people. He would make the perfect addition to any family. Come see him today at 4 Paws Rescue. They are located at 290 Rodeo Road in Ruston. Their hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed Sunday and open by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-03647 for more information.