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Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features percussion major and Bossier City native Alek Gonzalez. Also on the program is Carlos Chávez’s seminal three-movement work, “Toccata for Percussion.” This sextet, written in 1942 for pitched and non-pitched percussion, has become a standard in the repertoire. Other works to be performed are “Postludes” by Elliot Cole, a quartet that explores the sonic capabilities of the vibraphone; “Head Talk” by Mark...

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02/28/2015
The annual Jonquil Jubilee will be held Saturday in Gibsland. \ Designated as the “Daffodil Capital of Louisiana,” Gibsland has long been an early spring destination for area residents. This year the...
02/28/2015
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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02/27/2015
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, “To Kill A Mockingbird” opens Thursday at The Dixie Center for the Arts. The two-act dramatic play is adapted by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee’s...
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02/27/2015
Homer — The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers is holding their monthly gathering and family fun day on Saturday at Lake Claiborne State Park — Nature Center for a Sweethearts, Valentine’s and Chocolates...
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02/25/2015
Tracy Calloway, right, and Fletcher Hyacinth, left, rehearse roles as Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson for the production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” on the Dixie Center for the Arts stage set to be...
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02/25/2015
Ruston Garden Club has selected the Lincoln Parish Museum as the February Yard of the Month. The museum is located at 609 North Vienna Street.
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02/23/2015
At the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club, the club was treated to a program by one of its own,  the Rev. Perry Lassiter. Lion Lassiter told the group about some of the continuing studies...
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02/23/2015
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Luker was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Luker is one of the  deputies who, is also an instructor for the Hunter Safety Program and shared with the...
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02/21/2015
The final donation total for this year’s St. Jude Radiothon stands at $84,584. When the broadcast went off the air, $83,395 had been collected, as shown in this “final tally” check prepared the last...
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02/21/2015
Myzelle Loyd “Aunt Myzie,” celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday. She was born on Feb. 19, 1915. She celebrated 100 years at the home of Vickie Neal on Feb. 15 with nieces, nephews, great, great-...