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Stephen Webre, a professor of history at Louisiana Tech University, was among a select group of researchers from 14 countries who recently gathered in Izamal, Yucatan, Mexico, to present findings at the 10th International Congress of Mayanists — a triennial gathering of anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists and other specialists dedicated to the study of Maya culture. Webre, who is the Garnie W. McGinty Chair in History and also serves as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, presented a paper titled “The Presence of Fear on Guatemala’s Northern Frontier, 1555-1635...

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04/04/2015
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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04/03/2015
Jerry White, manger of Tractor Supply Company, right and Michael Johnson, director of Ruston Teen Challenge, left, are shown with the new tools donated to the Ruston Teen Challenge by Tractor Supply...
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04/02/2015
The Grambling Graduate Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. recently honored retired Grambling State University professors Mary Flournoy, home economics, and Inez Harris, biology. Flournoy and...
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04/01/2015
Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, visited the White House on Monday, and was on-hand as President Barack...
04/01/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camps are back for 2015. For more than 20 years, NCLAC has offered art camps for students enrolled in first through sixth grades. These five-...
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04/01/2015
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha has announced local individual awards and statewide chapter awards received during the past year and also its current slate of officers. The...
04/01/2015
The March Pierian meeting was held at Vickie Benefield’s home with hostesses Mary Alice Moore and Gaye Ross. Refreshments were Italian Cream Cake with Houmas House scones with pecan butter, brought...
03/31/2015
The ninth annual Senior Citizens Expo event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 17 at the Ruston Civic Center. Cost is free to senior citizens. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone and Deputy...
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03/31/2015
Carmen Bishop, left, was the winner of the American Girl Doll drawn at Timeless Traditions on March 14. The event was sponsored by Quota International of Ruston. Carmen won Grace, the American Girl...
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03/30/2015
Meet Hub cap. He is up-to-date on shots and is a playful guy! He is a medium size pup looking for his furever home. Hub cap has been through a lot but has a wonderful disposition! He has a cute...