Ruston Community Theatre will present “Anybody Out There?” with special arrangements from Dramatists Play Service. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and Dr. Ben Grigsby and will be held March 7-10 at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts.
The play is written by John Patrick and will be directed by Billy Chandler. Satish Bharadvaj will assist as stage manager and Don Mitchell will be responsible for lighting.
The plot of this two act comedy revolves around a single character, Oliver Pankey, who seems to be a born loser and has several hilarious mishaps including relationship troubles, employment troubles and a run-in with the FBI.
Pictured in the front row, from left to right, Doug Postel (Oliver Pankey), Jane Wallace (Millie Milhaus), Troy Wold (Bill McSwain), Suzy Gardunio (Anita Wrenn), Terry Stepp (officer), Edwin Davis (bank customer), Donald Lazarus (bank customer) and John Lee (Mr. Poopuski).
In the back row, from left to right are Rex Yocum (Doctor Dickey), Dixie Mitchell (Sophie Goggan), Casey Allen (thief), Michael Tanahill (stranger), Dusty Hampton (Herbie Henderson).
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The Lincoln Parish Library is proud to announce they will be hosting Singer/Songwriter “Riverboat” John Ferguson at 2 p.m.Thursday, in the Library Events Center. “Riverboat” John’s style of entertainment is suitable for audiences of all ages and has received rave reviews from those attending his concerts.
“Rivers Remembered,” is a show that has developed as a result of “Riverboat John’s” love of the river, the music, the lore, customs, heritage, history, romance and intrigue.
Dolliann Margaret Hurtig, Louisiana Tech University associate professor in French, held three key roles at the American Association of Teachers of French National Convention held at the Astor Hotel in New Orleans in July.
Hurtig served as chairman of hospitality and procured letters from Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.
Also, she and Joyce Beckwith, regional representative from the New England states, led a workshop on their recent book on film, “Allons au Cinéma: Promoting French through Films.”
The Louisiana Associated General Contractors (AGC) has generously donated a gift of $37,411 to support Louisiana Tech University and its Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program housed in the College of Engineering and Science.
The Treasure Hunter’s Roadshow has been in Ruston since Tuesday and will continue to look at items until 4 p.m. Saturday. Ruston residents are pictured having a 1965 Fender Mustang guitar appraised by a member of the Roadshow team. They are looking for a variety of items and are located at the Fairfield Inn, 1707 Roberta Ave.