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The newly formed Artisan Strings and Winds chamber ensemble will play its premier concert Dec. 13 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The program, titled “Classic Holiday Chamber,” begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. The program includes a variety of Christmas pieces. “We wanted some classical — English and French carols — and then some popular selections,” Frances Grafton, of Ruston, the group’s founder, said. Ensemble members are Grafton, harp; Lawrence Gibbs, of Ruston, clarinet; John Goss, of Monroe, flute; Dan Phillips, of West Monroe, bassoon; and Ann...

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01/23/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the January Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Jan. 15 luncheon and...
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01/23/2014
Library Sixth graders at Choudrant Elementary School are soaring into the fourth sixth weeks of school. They are reading abundantly using Accelerated Reader and the common core approach to reach...
01/23/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School has announced the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the third six-week grading period. They listed by grade. First Grade Principal’s List:...
01/23/2014
Dubach School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll. Principal’s List — All A’s on Report Card: Nathan Castle, Sue Howell, Emily Otwell, Ariahana Valle, Caitlin...
01/23/2014
At approximately 1:13 a.m. today, Ruston Police Department responded to a call on West California Avenue in front of Forest Lawn Cemetery for a reported pedestrian crash. RPD Public Information...
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01/23/2014
Three-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Rowdy Gaines remembers what junior high school, and the feeling of being an underdog was like. And now Gaines is working to spread some of his golden...
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01/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested two men on distribution charges Wednesday. Brian Christopher Bourgeois II, 24, of 201 W. Arizona Ave., No. 4., was arrested at 4:37 a.m. Tuesday...
01/23/2014
Although an arrest was made in December for the $50,000-plus stolen from the Louisiana Tech University athletic department, no sentencing has been done. Randal Chance Snow, 25, from 147 Highway 3061...
01/23/2014
Four-year higher education institution budgets at Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University and other institutions have been cut twice each year in the last several years, so Gov. Bobby...
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01/22/2014
From playing with the hard rocking Los Angeles band Hydrovibe to touring as guitarist for singer/songwriter Schuyler Fisk and her mother Sissy Spacek, Ruston native Mat Dauzat has always loved a wide...