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Composers from around the U.S. and beyond are coming to Ruston and Monroe from Wednesday through June 4 to have their music performed at the New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival. Monroe concert venues will include the Masur Museum of Art, The Palace, Black Bayou and the Biedenharn Recital Hall of the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Ruston venues will include Louisiana Tech University’s F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, as well as the Dixie Center for the Arts. Daytime sessions will be filled with rehearsals — open to the community — allowing performers and composers to exchange...

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What a view — placid pond, ducks floating, greenery beginning to spout. Is it some special park? No. It’s the scene from the back picture windows of Linda and Dan Evan’s home where they have...
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The Saint Rest Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Bishop Simmons Pastor, far right, and wife Sis. Wanda Simmons recently presented its first Youth Round-Up. The theme was “Raising Giants: Intellectual —...
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The local March of Dimes chapter and Louisiana Tech University Athletics have partnered for eight years to host the annual Diaper Derby at a basketball game. The event was recently held at half-...
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Louisiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, recently announced that National Chair Paul Mock presented the ESGR James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award to...