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Stephen Webre, a professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, was among a select group of researchers from 14 countries who recently gathered in Izamal, Yucatan, Mexico, to present findings at the 10th International Congress of Mayanists — a triennial gathering of anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists and other specialists dedicated to the study of Maya culture. Webre, who is the Garnie W. McGinty Chair in History and also serves as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, presented a paper titled “The Presence of Fear on Guatemala’s Northern Frontier, 1555-1635...

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09/10/2014
The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Pratt Chair of Chemical...
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09/09/2014
Ruston Garden Club has selected the courtyard garden at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church as the September Yard of the Month. The church is located at 810 Carey Ave.
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09/09/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the two-act comedic play “’Til Beth Do Us Part,” a Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy, took place at The Dixie Center for the Arts on July12 and 14...
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09/08/2014
All week long, I have been working on a newsletter in honor of DART’s 20th anniversary. As I have written of our beginnings and our growth during the past two decades, it is apparent that DART has...
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09/08/2014
Harley is a Lab mix with a grey and black speckled chest. Around 1 year old, she has been at 4 Paws since she was a pup. Harley gets along with both children and other dogs. She is always happy and...
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09/05/2014
DART’s largest training event of the year, “Collaboration Is the Key,” recently brought in a crowd of more than 125 people to the Ruston Civic Center. The 14th annual statewide training event has...
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09/05/2014
Top left: Pictured is Queen James, the winner of the Birthday Fellowship Club’s Fan Drive in June. Top right: Pictured is A.P. Butler, chairman of the Birthday Fellowship Club’s Benevolent Committee...
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09/05/2014
Tiffany Currie Lewis, a Lincoln Parish elementary school teacher, was the trainer at the most recent Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers youth group workshop. Lewis used the phrase “Back to School” on a...
09/05/2014
Trailblazer Resource, Conservation and Development and partners will be conducting a Forestry Best Management Practice — Landuser workshop Sept. 19 at the Claiborne Parish Library in Homer. At noon...
09/05/2014
Educators and counselors from NASA Stennis Space Center recently conducted a three-day “train-the-trainer” Astro Camp, focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), at...