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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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07/06/2017
A crew of boy scouts from Troop 45 in Ruston, chartered by Trinity United Methodist Church, recently attended Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. On their 12-day adventure, the crew,...
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07/04/2017
Editor’s Note: Aiden Swanson, 10, of Rayne, Louisiana, is a rising sixth grader at Armstrong Middle School. He plans to take enrichment classes and become a member of the 4-H Club. He would like to...
07/04/2017
A full summer of “Good Vibrations – A Cappella Style” is in store as Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines invites area women to sing with them. Guests can join the chorus on Thursdays as...
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07/03/2017
The Piney Hills Quilt Guild annual quilt was won by Hope Prince, seated, from Shreveport. The proceeds from the quilt ticket donations will be used to benefit DART, MedCamps and Life Choices. The...
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07/01/2017
China Grove Baptist Church recently held vacation bible school for students, Ke’Marion Murphy, top left, Londyn Jones, LaCarhsia Mellet Howard, top right, and Alexis Murphy,left. They received prizes...
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07/01/2017
The Ruston Lions Club has recently elected new officers for the 2017-2018 year. Pictured, front row, are Otis Gilley, Stephanie Matthews and Jay Vinyard. Back row, Dorothy Jenkins, Jerry Johnson, Sam...
07/01/2017
The Littera met May 3 for its final meeting of the 2016-2017 club year in the lovely home of Teri Fulton. Twenty-two members present enjoyed perusing the display of club historical pictures and...
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07/01/2017
Hunt Guillot Associates is the Ruston Garden Club’s Garden-of-the-Month for July. The grounds feature ferns and Vitex trees. The well-maintained grounds surround the entire office complex, located on...
07/01/2017
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...
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06/30/2017
“Meet at the OWL”.  That was our invitation for our June campout.  What and where is the OWL?  Our hosts Nancy and Hubert Tolman arranged for our Caney Lake Good Sammers to take a tour of the...