Heralding in the season
Randall Boyd directs his A.E. Philips school choir during Winterfest 2011 activities held at Railroad Park Friday night. In addition to A.E. Phillips, choirs from Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Ruston Junior High School, Cedar Creek School and Ruston High School performed in the event presented by the City of Ruston and Ruston Main Street, which is part of the annual month-long focus on downtown during December. Other Winterfest 2011 activities include the Volvo Rents Christmas parade at 6 p.m. Thursday and Santa Claus in the Railroad Park from 4-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 17.