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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I’m talking about unwanted sequels to movies that don’t have a fan base clamoring for more. Obviously I can think of a few motivating factors — greed mixed with a lack of imagination — but what makes studios think that they have a franchise on their hands when the first movie wasn’t exactly a franchise-launcher? In the case of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I actually don’t have this question. I...

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03/26/2016
Thirteen countries are represented in the newly opened exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville.
03/26/2016
Registration for Ruston Parks and Recreation’s summer programs begin April 4. They have the following events lined up for area youngsters this summer: • Hook a Kid on Golf Programs (Tee Level Clinic...
03/26/2016
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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03/25/2016
Keep the Arts Afloat is underway for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council. This is an annual campaign that raises operating support for NCLAC. For more than 25 years, NCLAC has been providing...
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03/25/2016
Quota Club of Ruston hosted their Timeless Traditions event last weekend. Moms, grandmas and daughters/granddaughters attended the event which included an American Girl movie at the Dixie Center for...
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03/24/2016
Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University...
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03/23/2016
What is National Alliance Against Mental Illness Ruston? How can we serve you? NAMI Ruston strives to improve the lives of persons who are living with a mental illness and their families. The...
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03/23/2016
Meet Gamma. She is a sweet and docile Welsh Corgi mix. Gamma is seemingly great with other pets, people and is also potty trained. She is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a family. Come see her...
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03/23/2016
Lincoln Parish District Attorney John Belton was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Belton presented his 2015 Annual Report to the group. The report cited some of what has been...
03/23/2016
For more than 25 years, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has been providing summer art camps for young children, working with older students to supplement the arts in our regional schools and...