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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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02/14/2015
I hope you all had a great Valentine’s celebration. Some people don’t pay much attention to this date, but I love it. It isn’t just for children, you know. It’s a forerunner of spring when young...
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02/14/2015
Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron Chapter, has donated $500 to MDA ArkLaMiss in honor of the Louisiana Tech University Kappa Alpha Fraternity in appreciation for their help in fundraising at the Ruston...
02/14/2015
As February is Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University historians are joining forces with the Lincoln Parish Library to present “Hidden Histories: The Black Towns Project,” a lecture by Rhonda...
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02/14/2015
A seven-week exhibit of Clementine Hunter paintings will begin Tuesday in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. Tom Whitehead, co-author of two Hunter biographies, will kick off the...
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02/13/2015
Last week’s 16th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction were both a success. The fundraiser was a collaborative effort made by the nonprofits housed in the Dixie Center for...
02/11/2015
Grambling State University is doing its part to make the planet a little greener, replacing one trash bin at a time in a new campuswide recycling initiative. GSU will be the home of 12 recycling...
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02/11/2015
The James Huey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded their poster contest winner, Zachary Moller, son of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Moller, of Ruston, $50 and a certificate on Jan. 27. ...
02/11/2015
Residents living in and around the Ruston area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line...
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02/10/2015
There’s no resting on their laurels for Public Television phenomenon Celtic Thunder. The group has just disembarked from its second Celtic Thunder Cruise and is currently in the midst of a U.S....
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02/09/2015
Top Left: Pictured is week 12 winner Tim Edmiston, left, with Choudrant Fire Chief Bill Sanderson. Edmiston won a Ruger M77 Hawkeye. Top Right: Pictured is week 14 winner Frank Elmore, center, with...