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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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12/14/2013
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury officially adopted its 2013 amended budget and 2014 proposed budgets during Tuesday’s monthly meeting at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. A total of $15,527,293 was...
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12/14/2013
The annual Grambling Christmas Parade rolled through Saturday as area residents flocked to the streets to join in on the holiday celebration. Pictured is Santa Claus throwing candy to spectators....
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12/14/2013
Two more Ruston attorneys have throw their hats into the ring for the Third Judicial District Division B judge’s seat, and two others say they’re eyeing the race. Mike Coyle and Ty Storms, both...
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12/14/2013
Ruston resident Reagan Pylant (third from left) is the winner of the Buddy Ball of Ruston Jeep raffle. Pylant received the keys to his new 2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4 in ceremonies Saturday at...
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12/14/2013
Ian Macaskill remembers getting up in the middle of the night to watch live television coverage of Nelson Mandela walking out of South Africa’s Robben Island prison. He also remembers living in his...
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12/14/2013
On Dec. 8, the Rt. Rev. Jake Owensby, Bishop of the Diocese of Western Louisiana, preached and administered the Rites of Confirmation and First Communion at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer....
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12/14/2013
Pictured are sights from Saturday’s annual Grambling Christmas organized by the Grambling Joy Fund Committee. The parade, themed “Peace, Love and Happiness,” started at New Rocky Valley Baptist...
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12/14/2013
DARE The sixth grade students at Dubach School recently completed the DARE program taught by Deputy Paula Lee of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff Department. She has been working with the students in...
12/14/2013
From the Principal, Ms. Hilton Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year at Hillcrest Elementary, Kelli Colvin! Thanks to everyone who participated in the canned food drive. Next week we will...
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12/14/2013
Local residents lined downtown streets for the annual Ruston Christmas parade Thursday night. The parade float winners this year were first place — South Parkway School; second place — Heritage...