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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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10/21/2014
Watch for the lights, cameras and action at First Baptist Church’s back parking lot, located at 300 S. Trenton St., from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 29. Local and area residents, along with their children, are...
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10/18/2014
Maternal neonatal tetanus is a condition that causes newborns to die in excruciating pain, so much pain that they can’t even stand for their mothers to hold them. Kiwanis International has adopted...
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10/18/2014
Pictured, from left to right, are Gary Stokley, Tim Colvin, Dr. Jesse Roberts III and Lurie Thomason, as they kick off DART’s 2014 Men Standing Strong Campaign. These men are team leaders, committed...
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10/18/2014
An outstanding grade point average and leadership in engineering outside the classroom has earned Patrick Michael Reilly, a senior civil engineering student at Louisiana Tech University, a...
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10/18/2014
Hosts Margaret and Ed Aston and Jerrel Huey thought The Thomas Linge Community Center in Oak Grove would be a good place for the campers to go Sept. 24-27. Everyone was familiar with the center...
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10/18/2014
The Ruston Culture Guild held their October meeting at the home of member Ruth Johnson. Helen Reeves and Amelia Rauser were hostesses. The guest speaker was Will Gray who is a member of the Masonic...
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10/18/2014
Nashville up and comer Aubrie Lynne performs at River Revel this weekend.  Louisianimals, local band played backup. Pictured, left to right, are Geff Forrester, John Mitchell, Aubrie Lynne, Melinda...
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10/17/2014
The Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center Gallery is pleased to showcase a series of new quilted works by Damon Caldwell titled “I’m Planning to be Spontaneous … Tomorrow.” Within these works...
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10/15/2014
Chris Brady has been named local Sweet Adeline Extraordinaire for 2014 by Piney Hills Harmony Chorus, in addition to being on the organization’s regional Wall of Fame. Brady, of Homer, was honored in...
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10/14/2014
Ruston Garden Club has selected the yard of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Cobb as the October yard of the month. Their home is located at 426 Forest Circle.