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Former Ruston resident, Nona Mae Oliver Hall, celebrated her 100th birthday on June 17. Hall recently moved to Arizona to be near her daughter, Shirley White, of Phoenix. She is also the mother of Esther Mumford, of Seattle, and Debra Sapp, of Houston. She was married to Shellie Otis Hall for 52 years. She is a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and has been a long-time member of the Morning Star, Chapter No. 43, Eastern Star Masonic Order.

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06/27/2017
Former Ruston resident, Nona Mae Oliver Hall, celebrated her 100th birthday on June 17. Hall recently moved to Arizona to be near her daughter, Shirley White, of Phoenix. She is also the mother of...
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06/27/2017
On May 11-13, 250 Louisiana students converged in the Shreveport Convention Center to talk and learn about their futures. The LA GEAR UP Conference, funded through the U.S. Department of Education...
06/27/2017
Every summer, Christian Community Action has had a food shortage, said Ty Storms, Rotary of Lincoln president. Schools are out, and there are no meals for students. People tend to travel more. “...
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06/27/2017
Summer is here, and here’s a refresher course on leisure-time “recreation.” Whether boating or camping, playing golf or tennis, horseback riding or bicycle riding, hiking or just working out, there’...
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06/26/2017
Leader photos by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY Top left, Members of Beta Sigma Phi sold peach ice cream at the Ruston Civic Center Saturday as part of Louisiana Peach Festival. Diane Zumwalt, Rosie Bromell...
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06/26/2017
Danny was the manager of the water station for the Bridgewater Badgers, a football team of 10-year old boys. He loved his job and took it seriously. The Bridgewater Badgers football players were...
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06/26/2017
Sunny Mitchell, of Ruston, won the adult grand prize at the Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery contest and Grant Bowling, also of Ruston, won the youth division top prize. Mitchell’s winning entry was...
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06/24/2017
A bakeoff, hosted by Hazel Hunter, was held June 16 at the Grambling City Hall in the community room. Hunter, right, presented the top prize in the bakeoff to Rita Shaw of Sterlington for her peach...
06/23/2017
The Black Poetry Contest, hosted by the Grambling Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, was held on June 11 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Winners include:...
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06/23/2017
The Louisiana Tech University Foundation recently recieved a $9,875 grant from Claiborne Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program. The grant will be used to purchase equiment for the...