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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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01/12/2015
What would you say to a friend who told you they were being stalked? Would you know what they were talking about? Would you advise them to go to the police? Perhaps you, like many others, are not...
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01/12/2015
Ivy is a small black lab with a big personality and lots of energy. Ivy is about 1 1/2 years old and has been at 4 Paws for a year. She would love to have a home where she can run and play. She is...
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01/09/2015
This week marks the beginning of the Mardi Gras season! Once again the nonprofits Ruston Civic Symphony Society, Dixie Center for the Arts, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston Community...
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01/09/2015
Youth organizations are encouraged to start now preparing for an opportunity to show off the group’s cooking talent. On March 28, the Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers are hosting their second Annual Kid...
01/08/2015
Two graduate students from Louisiana Tech University have been selected to receive grants from Sigma Xi, an international interdisciplinary research society, as part of the Grants in Aid of Research...
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01/07/2015
Stephanie Matthews, director of Christian Community Action, would like to thank each student, faculty, staff and administrator in Lincoln Parish for their food drive, which yielded approximately 32,...
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01/04/2015
Third Judicial District Judge Cynthia T. Woodard was sworn in for her fourth term in office by her son, Russell Alan Woodard Jr. Holding the Bible for her swearing in was a granddaughter, Arabella...
01/04/2015
Changes in leadership, growth in enrollment and a number of institutional rankings and achievements are just some of the successes that defined 2014 at Tech University. In chronological order, here...
01/03/2015
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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01/02/2015
NCLAC is so pleased we are able to serve visual artists by presenting art exhibitions in two spaces in Lincoln Parish. Through a partnership with Parish Press, Ruston’s locally-owned coffee shop...