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Editor’s note: Quotes from Civil War letters are printed in the original form. Amid the Civil War uniforms, flags, weapons, and photographs, there are several small objects that silently capture the attention of every visitor to the current exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. The intriguing items are letters. Simple, yet profound, letters. All were written by young uneducated soldiers, lonely for home and family, fearful of death, and bewildered by the horrors they witnessed. “Dear Mother,” begins William H.H. Kennedy’s letter to Permelia Kennedy of Farmerville on...

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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker was the guest speaker at the Ruston Culture Guild during their October meeting held at member Lou Ropp’s home. From left to right, Lou Ropp, Ronny Walker, Donna White, co-...
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11/05/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s sixth annual ARToberfest was held Oct. 23 at the Norton Building in Ruston in an effort to raise funds for Holiday Arts Tour and other NCLAC programming....
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11/05/2015
Esther Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, PHA, Louisiana Jurisdiction presented a $1,000 scholarship check to Keenan Washington (above center) for his academic excellence. Representing Esther Grand...
11/05/2015
Louisiana Tech University is the sixth most underrated college in the nation, according to a new list of the 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America for 2015 released by Business Insider, the Internet...
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Louisiana Tech University’s Alumni Association, in conjunction with the university’s Student Government Association and various student organizations, academic colleges, athletics department and...
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Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Music in the School of the Performing Arts has added a composition concentration to its list of concentrations to the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. The...
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Bob Hurtig (center left) was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal by Gregor Trumel (center right), Consul General of the Consulate General in New Orleans, on Oct. 28. Accompanying Hurtig is Mayor...
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Louisiana Tech University’s master’s in engineering and technology management program has earned a spot in the top 20 of all engineering management programs in the nation, according to...
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The Team Dylan and the community of Choudrant said they would like to thank everyone who helped make Team Dylan’s fundraiser to support the Dylan McElduff’s Medical Fund a huge success on Oct. 24....
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11/02/2015
LifeCare marketing department delivered pumpkins to their business partners that wanted to participate in the facility’s annual Primp Your Pumpkin decorating contest. There was also a competition for...