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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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11/13/2016
Students began the second nine weeks of school celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Each day, students dressed to remind themselves to remain drug free.
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11/11/2016
North Louisiana vendors brought hundreds of items of merchandise to be displayed at the annual Cedartown yesterday at the Ruston Civic Center. Co-owner of Cricket’s Grace Boutique, Cricket Thurmon,...
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11/11/2016
Twelve veterans sat in folding chairs outside of the North Louisiana Medical Center on November 10 waiting to be recognized. Instead of patches or medals, these veterans would be awarded a...
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11/11/2016
Louisiana Tech University will honor some of its most distinguished and faithful alumni today at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon as part of the university’s Homecoming 2016 celebration. The event,...
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11/10/2016
William E. Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement exercises...
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11/10/2016
The Louisiana Tech University choir, established in 1894, has had a long history of standing out from the crowd. John Petzet, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, said the...
11/10/2016
The deadline to sign up for Ruston’s new curbside recycling program has been extended until Tuesday. Thus far, approximately 500 people have signed up for the program that begins Jan. 1. The $10-per-...
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11/10/2016
The fall season has been busy for the students at Trinity Preschool. Not only have they discussed all of the changes that fall brings, but also the importance of fire safety and the awesome job that...
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11/10/2016
We had a tremendous October; our children loved the Trike-A-Thon and going to the pumpkin patch. The days have gotten a little cooler so we have been able to stay outside a little longer — that’s...
11/09/2016
State Treasurer John Kennedy was the top choice for Lincoln Parish voters. Complete but unofficial returns show Kennedy, a Republican, polled 23 percent of the local vote. Fourth District Congressman...