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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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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.
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10/10/2014
Alchemy Geopolymer Solutions (AGS), an innovative concrete technology company that emerged from geopolymer research conducted at Louisiana Tech University, has won the inaugural LA StartUp Prize.
10/10/2014
The last chance for master logger certification for the year will be Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 5-6 at the Country Inn and Suites in Pineville. Pre-registration is required for this four-class series that...
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10/10/2014
Top left: Pam Jones is installed as the president of the Ruston Kiwanis Club for 2014-15 by Kiwanis Lt. Gov. Jeff Woods. Top right: Ruston Kiwanis Club Board members are, pictured left to right,...
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10/10/2014
Cathy Judd, with the LSU AgCenter, was the speaker at the Sept. 20 Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers workshop. Judd taught students about eating fresh graden vegetables in tasty recipes. Judd discussed...