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Olivia Cuthbert, a 16-year old sophomore at Cedar Creek School, is the #EverydayExcellence Award recipient for the month of August. Olivia created and manages a 501c3 non-profit organization called A Work of heART. The organization provides children and young adults with terminal illnesses an opportunity to creatively express themselves through art therapy. She was inspired to begin this organization after a close family friend lost a daughter to cancer. Olivia wanted to find a way to give the children some joy during their time in the hospital. Olivia was nominated by her high school art...

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12/24/2015
Alpha Chi Omega members presented a $500 donation to Christian Community Action Director Stephanie Matthews, far right, during the Christmas Cheer Food Drive at Super 1 Foods. Pictured are, front to...
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12/24/2015
Ruston Fire Fighters Association Local 4019 recently donated two bicycles to the Boys & Girls Club of North Central Louisiana. Ruston Fire Fighters Association Local 4019 made the donation as...
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12/23/2015
Mary Kilgore, of Cypress Springs Elementary School, right, is pictured with Annette Straughter, incoming District 12 juror and Adopt-A-School partner, as she delivers donations of gift items to...
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12/23/2015
Emilie Bahr, wife of Ruston native Beaux Jones, is celebrating the publishing of her book, “Urban Revolutions: A Woman’s Guide to Two-Wheeled Transportation.” Bahr featured her mother-in-law, Danni...
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12/23/2015
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at noon Dec. 8 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 11 members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR ritual...
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12/22/2015
Christmas has already begun at the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana as hiTech Computers of Ruston recently stopped by with a donation in honor of their 2015 clients. Pictured are, back...
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12/22/2015
Kit Gilbert of the new Frame of Mind Art Gallery presented Mayor Ronny Walker with a painting of downtown Ruston by the late Glenn Kennedy, during the recent Holiday Arts Tour. Gilbert and her...
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12/22/2015
Annette Straughter, incoming District 12 police juror and Adopt-A-School partner for Cypress Springs Elementary School, donated item the school. The Rev. Maurice White, second from left, also brought...
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12/21/2015
Meet Vixen. She is a medium sized Shepherd mix that is up-to-date on shots. Vixen has a sweet personality and wants family for the holidays. For more information about Vixen, call 251-Dogs. 4 PAWS...
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12/21/2015
Third Judicial District Attorney John Belton, Principal Michelle Thrower and Incoming Police Juror Annette Straughter are shown at Cypress Springs Elementary. The school’s Adopt-A-School partners,...