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MONROE (AP) — A 22-year-old classical piano player from Choudrant has been named Miss Louisiana. Justine Ker won the crown during the Saturday finals held at the Monroe Civic Center. Ker is a student at Vanderbilt University. She has studied the piano for the last 16 years and performed Chopin’s “Fantaisie-Impromptu” for the talent competition while wearing a black velvet evening gown with a flowing train. Ker was the runner-up during last year’s Miss Louisiana competition where she also won the instrumental performance award. She was chosen Saturday from a field of 32 contestants and will...

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Choudrant High School will hold its annual Homecoming events Monday through Friday. The Homecoming Assembly will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the CHS Auditorium. All family, friends and alumni are...
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