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Retired pilot Gene Thornton

Oklahoma transfer reflects on life in the Navy and as a pilot
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Many people might think Ruston isn’t the kind of a big city where you’d expect a big-time airline pilot with nearly 28,000 flight hours to live.
They’d be wrong.
Gene Thornton, a Ruston resident since 1980, is just such a retired pilot who’s come a long way since growing up as a the son of an Oklahoma oilfield worker during the Depression Era.
Thornton, 87, has been retired since 1984. But he has a lifetime’s worth of stories dealing with his love of aviation.

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Holocaust Museum visit, spending time with the family

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The day Diana Grigsby’s visit ended, Becky and Harold, my 
Ruston children, arrived and stayed for a week. I just stayed on at grandchildren Susan’s and Jonathan’s, along with great-granddaughter, Morgan.

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Church News

Assembly of God
First Assembly of God
Our sixth-12th grade youth ministry is growing. Join us at 6 p.m. Sundays. We also invite you to come pray with us. Our doors will be open from 6-9 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
For more information, call 255-8932 or e-mail fishin4men@bellsouth.net.
Baptst
Calvary
Worship and Bible study is at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Tuesday’s men’s prayer is at 7 a.m. and Celebrate Recovery is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 6:30 p.m.

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Summer of the arts

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Students explore their creativity at annual NCLAC camps
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Interactive workshops have been a part of summer activities through the North Central Louisiana Arts Council for more than 20 years.
And this summer isn’t any different.
The annual Summer Arts Camps are held throughout NCLAC’s five-parish region which includes Bienville, Claiborne, Jackson, Lincoln and Union Parishes.

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CTB joins small business loan fund

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The U.S. Treasury Department has selected Community Trust Financial Corporation to participate in its Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). Community Trust Financial Corporation, parent company of Community Trust Bank, is one of the first six financial services institutions approved for this program due to their extensive and ongoing support of small businesses.
Capital provided by the SBLF allows community banks to increase their lending to small businesses, helping to stimulate the economy and create new jobs.

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Grambling clerk back in court

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Former town of Grambling Assistant City Clerk Elizabeth Jones was back in court Thursday as she faced a bond revocation hearing.
But the bond revocation request was withdrawn during proceedings.
The request came after Lincoln Parish Assistant District Attorney Cary Brown said that his office had received information that Jones had traveled out of state while out on bond after being instructed by the court not to do so.

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Tech Bulldogs set to tackle breast cancer

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Events centered around Oct. 1 football game
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Louisiana Tech Athletics is teaming up with Northern Louisiana Medical Center (NLMC) and The Minute Magazine for the fifth annual Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer Campaign that will also include the inaugural “Wiggin’ Out” dinner this year.
This year’s events are centered around the Oct. 1 Louisiana Tech vs. Hawaii football game as all proceeds from the fundraisers surrounding it will go to benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure NECLA Affiliate as well as women who are undergoing chemotherapy.

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Piney Hills Gallery to welcome new artists

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is proud to welcome a new group of artists to the Piney Hills Gallery, a consignment sales gallery located in the lobby of the historic Dixie Center for the Arts, 212 N. Vienna St.

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Learn finger-style guitar

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NCLAC Academy will offer a new Beginning Guitar Workshops taught by Cain Budds.
Budds, received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in classical guitar performance at Arizona State University and received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Illinois State University.
He is currently assistant professor of guitar and music Theory as well as Head of the String Area at Louisiana Tech University, where he heads a guitar studio.

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’Dogs No. 1 in recruiting

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Tech earns another high national ranking in football
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Louisiana Tech University’s football program didn’t have just “another” recruiting class earlier this year.
If you go by reviews posted by the national media, it just might wind up being one of the school’s best ever.
For the second time in less than a month, the Bulldogs have a No. 1 ranking in recruiting among Western Athletic Conference members.
The latest: the 2011 College Football Yearbook published by Sporting News.

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