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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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12/31/2014
The sounds of multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated trio, The Martins will be featured on Jan. 17 in Monroe, as the musical family comes to Ouachita Parish High School, located at 681 Highway...
12/31/2014
An Entrepreneurial Training Workshop will be held at from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday at the newly renovated Claiborne Parish Library, located at 909 Edgewood Drive, in Homer. This workshop is for those...
12/30/2014
Although New Year's Eve parties tend to be similar from year to year, hosts can explore the many ways to make their celebrations stand out from those of years past. This handy guide provides ideas to...
12/30/2014
Mary Ayres invited the Pierian ladies into her lovely, Christmas decorated home for their annual Christmas luncheon.  Many “oohs” and “aahs” could be heard as members wandered from room to room...
12/30/2014
Shopping may be the last thing on the average person's mind once the holiday season has ended. But January may be a great time to go bargain hunting. Though sinking January temperatures can make...
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12/29/2014
During the 2014 Ruston Christmas parade the following were named as winners for following alongside the parade’s theme “A Blue Christmas.” First place, at top, was Ardagh Glass Plant. Second place,...
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12/26/2014
Success for Louisiana Tech University’s football program is not just measured in TDs and FGs — it’s also measured in GPAs and GSRs. The commitment that student-athletes and coaches for the Louisiana...
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12/26/2014
“Merry Christmas” greeted the Caney Lake Good Sammers as hosts Pat and Joe Dickson and Vickie and Fred Benefield welcomed the group into the festively decorated home of the Benefields.  Everyone was...
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12/26/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites you to our Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on 6 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. This annual gathering will include a report on 2014...
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12/26/2014
The Ruston Lions Club held its annual Christmas in Dixie banquet at the Ropp Center on the Louisiana Tech University campus. Entertainment for the event was provided by Kay Bradford who presented an...