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“The Meg” Early on in “The Meg,” it occurred to me that sharks just aren’t very scary. I don’t mean this movie’s shark (although some unconvincing CGI doesn’t help), but all sharks. Their teeth are always so small in proportion to the rest of their mouths that they don’t register the way they’re supposed to, and their eyes and faces perpetually have this expression that tells me they’re just minding their own business. Even definitive scary shark movie “Jaws” knew to keep actual shots of the creature to a minimum or else people would stop taking it seriously (and the legendary deficiency of...

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08/10/2018
Event: Rock the Railroad Bulldog Reveal Date: 6-8 p.m., Sept. 7 Details: Ruston Cultural District will reveal the Bulldog Project’s completed bulldogs, with food trucks, a concert by Judge & the...
08/10/2018
Event: The Elements: a Celebration of Earth and Sky Date: Now through Aug. 31 Details: Ruston Artisans presents an exhibition Location: Ruston Artisans, 203 W. Alabama Cost: free to attend; works...
08/10/2018
Event: tickets on sale for ARToberfest Date: Sept. 1 Details: tickets go on sale for ARToberfest, NCLAC’s 9th annual beer tasting event with music, food trucks, and home brewed and commercial craft...
08/10/2018
Ruston Artisans begins a new event series, “Music in Color,” at 7 p.m. Saturday with a concert starring Grant Terry and Lacy Cavalier. Artist Ashley Greer, who collaborates with Ruston Artisans as a...
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08/10/2018
New Hope BC Women’s Auxiliary members Nakisha Evans, left, and Carolyn Green deliver food to Christian Community Action, Stephanie Matthews, Director (center), from their recent food drive.
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08/10/2018
Late Thursday night, Jeb Andrews said Mason Andrews was having to return to Dubai once again because of oil issues, according to a post on Facebook. Above is a photo of the underside of the cowling...
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08/10/2018
Today is the day to get out your calendars and mark down your entertainment for the upcoming arts season in downtown Ruston. While it may seem quiet inside the Dixie Center for the Arts during the...
08/09/2018
Mason Andrews was forced to return to Dubai last night, according to Jeb Andrews via Facebook post. “The MedCamps Mission has driven home the point that The Lord is truly in control and has His hand...
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08/09/2018
Anna-Katherine Thompson, daughter of Donna K. Thompson, of Ruston, was crowned Miss Spirit of the Ouachita’s Outstanding Teen 2019 on Aug. 4 at the West Monroe Convention Center. Anna-Katherine is a...
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08/08/2018
Mason Andrews is currently on the ground in Dubai, with his next scheduled stop is Sri Lanka. Follow his journey in the Leader and his Facebook page — Mason’s MedCamps Mission.