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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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07/02/2016
The “Cans for CCA” drive by 2016 VBSers of The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer was a big success, according to Dian Spence, Parish Secretary for the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
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07/02/2016
Deborah McCarthy was the winner of the Louisiana Peach Festival quilt and fiber art show sewing machine giveaway. McCarthy received her new Baby Lock sewing machine with lessons from Ron and Louise...
07/02/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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07/01/2016
Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, North Central Louisiana Arts Council Director Jessica Slaughter and Assistant Director Tess Stickney awarded 29 cash prizes and 47 ribbons to outstanding artists from all...
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07/01/2016
Master Gardeners, from left, Donna White, Jean McWeeney and Kim Belue, all of Ruston, are pictured at a local garden during a recent garden tour. The Master Gardeners program begins its next 12-week...
07/01/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” were at The Dixie Center for the Arts on May 14 and May 16. The musical opens...
06/30/2016
Barnes Portraiture recently announced the winner of the 2016 Peach Festival Photo Contest. Most Photogenic 0-6 months First place — Karter Huey, daughter of LaOuasha and Carlton Huey Second place...
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06/30/2016
First National Bank’s employees contributed money and purchased food items to assist Rotary of Lincoln’s efforts to stop the recurring summer food shortage at Christian Community Action.
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06/29/2016
Although schizophrenia is often feared and misunderstood, it is a treatable medical condition. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18....
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06/28/2016
Top left photo: Caylan Dowden, member of live screenprinting group Printed Ink, screen prints made-to-order T-shirts as part of the Beta Sigma Phi sponsored Peach Festival Top right photo: Dinosaurs...