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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:01pm
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It’s time to laissez les bon temps rouler in Ruston. The Krewe of Allegro invites you to celebrate Louisiana’s favorite time of year with the Mardi Gras Ball & Silent Auction on Feb. 23. The event is in its 20th year and going strong as Ruston’s social event of the season. Don’t miss this evening out with dinner, dancing and supporting the arts culture of the area. The ball will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ruston Civic Center. Live music will be provided by the Jukebox Boomers playing all the favorite tunes throughout the decades. This bar will be hosted by Devine Wine & Spirts, who...

Lifestyles

01/01/2019
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 34 good years. He’s a little older than I am and was married twice before we met while in our 20s. (They were very brief marriages.) When we married...
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01/01/2019
A colorful art piece entitled “Fishing Fantasy” designed by Farmerville mosaic artist Jamie Anderson was unveiled and dedicated on the south lawn of the Union Parish Courthouse on Dec. 28. This is...
12/29/2018
Arthur “Aquaman” Curry (Jason Momoa) is one of the few superheroes who is seemingly more formidable as his alter ego than in his superhero form. Everything about the guy screams “tough,” from his...
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12/29/2018
The Lincoln Parish Library celebrated New Years around the world Thursday and Friday with stories and activities for area residents. Above, Evan Brownfield makes a New Years crown in the craftroom.
12/29/2018
DEAR ABBY: I am 25 and have been with my boyfriend on and off for five years. I love him very much. I often overthink things, and a constant frustration of mine is that he makes no romantic gestures...
12/29/2018
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Dec. 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church with nine members present. Regent Kay Goss-Knotts opened the meeting with the DAR ritual and...
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12/28/2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The Queen of Soul will get a royal tribute from Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and more next month. The Recording Academy and music mogul Clive Davis will put on the...
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12/28/2018
DEAR ABBY: My daughter is a professional woman in her mid-20s. She works in a demanding field with a lot of overtime. She lives an hour away from us and is financially independent, but depends on us...
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12/28/2018
Members of Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International collected supplies to help groups from the Presbyterian Church of Ruston and Trinity United Methodist Church who prepare free sack...
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12/27/2018
Each Monday afternoon, I am privileged to visit with the children enrolled in the children’s program at DART. Our participants are children who are fleeing domestic violence or are in the process of...