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June 11 will mark the 66th annual coronation of Queen Dixie Gem Peach and Princess Peach. On June 10 – 11, the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston will host the festivities beginning with an ice cream social for the Princess Peach contestants from 1 – 3:30 p.m. June 10. The Princess Peach portion of the pageant will continue at 10 a.m. June 11 where they will participate in an opening number, on-stage competition and a production number with reigning Queen Dixie Gem Peach Anna Blake. Queen Dixie Gem Peach/Miss Spirit of Ruston and Miss Dixie Gem Peach/Miss Spirit of Ruston...

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01/24/2015
Pictured are 4 Paws President Sue Martin and board member Bill Elmore accepting a $50,000 donation toward the 4 Paws Rescue Building fund from the late Errol Dawson. Dawson earmarked the money for...
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01/24/2015
The Board of Trustees of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation have presented Louisiana Tech University with a gift of $920,000 to fund scholarships for first generation and academically outstanding...
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01/24/2015
I learned a new word today. How neat is that? It is palindrome. Don’t tell me I’m the only one who never heard of it? It means a word that can be spelled forward or backward, like racecar or kayak....
01/23/2015
Leaders of Elisha Ministries Inc. dba Supportive Housing of Northeast Louisiana, located at 608 S. Trenton St., said the organization continues to make strides in helping the poor and the homeless in...
01/22/2015
Award-winning Shreveport poets Ashley Mace Havird and David Havird will visit Louisiana Tech University Jan. 29 to discuss and read their poetry and hold a book signing. The two poets will speak from...
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01/21/2015
The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers is having their first gathering and Family Fun Day of 2015 on Saturday at the Lake Claiborne State Park Nature Center. The event will feature Mardi Gras style Dutch...
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01/19/2015
Rehearsals for the Ruston Community Theatre production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” adapted from the award-winning novel, are well under way. Pictured are cast members Ginger Johnson (Scout), Tracy...
01/19/2015
The Littera Club met Jan. 7 in the home of Edith Hawkins. Edith greeted members as Jean Lay served Seven Layer Squares with a choice of either chocolate or lemon filling. Coffee and nuts complemented...
01/19/2015
Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students was honored recently with two of the seven national Honor Awards presented at the 2014 AIAS Forum in Nashville,...
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01/16/2015
Ruston Garden Club has selected the grounds of the Ruston City Hall as the January Yard of the Month. The Garden Club encourages residents to take a moment to enjoy the view as they pass by the...