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As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative main characters. “The Angry Birds Movie” tries to buck this trend by being based on game with a non-traditional format (a phone app as opposed to an arcade or console game) and by featuring some impressive animation and decent voice work. It succeeds — in a way. Red (Jason Sudeikis) is the only angry bird on the otherwise blissful Bird Island. But he’s only angry because everyone is a jerk to...

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05/19/2016
Senior class students from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science showcased their solutions to real-world problems at the College of Engineering and Science Senior Projects...
05/19/2016
At Louisiana Tech University’s spring commencement, five engineering students will join a prestigious group of graduates from the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program.
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05/19/2016
Meet Heidi. Heidi is a boxer lab mix that is house trained, spayed and up-to-date on shots. She loves people, children and walks great on a leash. She is an owner surrender and is desperately looking...
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05/19/2016
Most of the youth with the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers threaded a needle for the first time. There were so amazed that they could learn how to sew a button on a piece of fabric. The presenter was...
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05/18/2016
Mental illnesses are medical/brain disorders that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others or daily functioning. Mental illness can strike anyone. According to the...
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05/18/2016
Members of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators visited the Ruston Rehabilitation Facility and passed out goody bags to the residents of the facility. The gift bags contained socks, lip balm, cookies...
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05/18/2016
Janece and Louie Miller rallied the Caney Lake Good Sammers to “sally-forth” to the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in April for the Louisiana Good Sams Rally — themed “Rockin’ to the Oldies.” Going to...
05/17/2016
Ruston Community Theatre recently announced the cast of the upcoming summer junior musical, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” The show is sponsored by the Ruston Kiwanis Club and will be...
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05/16/2016
With the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s radiothon behind us, we are able to take a breath, look around, and notice some very good things which are happening at our shelter. I wrote in March that...
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05/16/2016
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Ruston will welcome Don and Marilyn Taylor to the New Hope B.C. family and Ruston community. Taylor is a native of Mer Rouge and graduated from Delta High...