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In honor of 40 years of productions, Ruston Community Theatre will present an additional musical this holiday season, “A Christmas Carol,” the musical directed by Dee Alexander and sponsored by the Green Clinic, LLC. The performances will take the stage at the Dixie Center for the Arts Nov. 30 through Dec. 3. Music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the classic story by Charles Dickens. The show is sure to draw a crowd with toe-tapping musical numbers like “Fezziwig’s Annual Christmas Ball” and “Christmas Together.” The story begins on Christmas Eve in Victorian...

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02/17/2016
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 13 members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR...
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02/16/2016
You wouldn’t expect a couple in their mid-80s would want to head for Cuba to take Salsa dance lessons, but that’s what Frances and Jerry Stinson, of Ruston, did for two weeks over Christmas. Their...
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02/15/2016
My previous two columns have been devoted to the discussion of teen dating violence.
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02/15/2016
Meet Mitzi and Mandy. They are the Pet of the week and a two-for-one special. They are playful black Labs that are up-to-date on shots and spayed. Mitzi and Mandy are great with kids and people, too...
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02/13/2016
Grambling State University Theatre will present “The Mountaintop” by Katori Hall at 7 p.m. Feb. 23-26 at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. In honor...
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02/13/2016
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home recently announced Patrick Blanchard as its new director of development and public relations. Blanchard will also provide in-house legal counsel for the agency....
02/13/2016
The Performing Arts of Bossier Parish Community College and the Cavalier Players announce the production of the hilarious farce, “Noises Off.” This side-splitting comedy is scheduled to run March 10...
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02/13/2016
John Kyle Day, an associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, delivers his lecture, “The Southern Manifesto:  Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation...
02/13/2016
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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02/12/2016
Ruston Community Theatre’s “The Diary of Anne Frank,” opens on Thursday and is directed by Steele Moegle. This two-act historical drama by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and adapted by Wendy...