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Editor’s note: Quotes from Civil War letters are printed in the original form. Amid the Civil War uniforms, flags, weapons, and photographs, there are several small objects that silently capture the attention of every visitor to the current exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. The intriguing items are letters. Simple, yet profound, letters. All were written by young uneducated soldiers, lonely for home and family, fearful of death, and bewildered by the horrors they witnessed. “Dear Mother,” begins William H.H. Kennedy’s letter to Permelia Kennedy of Farmerville on...

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12/05/2015
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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12/04/2015
Li-Shan Chou, professor and chair of the Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon, will present a lecture titled “Tracking Functional Deficits Following Concussion Using Movement...
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12/03/2015
Top Photo: The Birthday Fellowship Club announced their members of the year recently. Pictured left to right, Marietta Holloway and Dr. A. P. Butler were selected as the 2015 members of the year.
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12/03/2015
Ruston Civic Guild members Judy Graham, Jane Grafton, Jan Hall, Beth Vosburg and Linda Colvin prepare holiday trays of homemade cookies for local agencies in appreciation of their service to the...
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12/02/2015
Virginia Stringfellow, director of String-A-Long Daycare Center, has been awarded a National Child Development Associate Degree from the Council of Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., for...
12/01/2015
The November meeting of the Pierian Club was held in the home of Teri Fulton. Co-hostesses Janice Terry and Bobbie Sue Lann served pumpkin pudding pie to the members. Carol Johnson, president,...
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11/28/2015
Frederico “Fred” Malone was honored for 20 years of service to Fuqua Companies. He was treated to a catfish luncheon, catered by Ben Christmas, held at noon on Oct. 26 at the Ruston location of...
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11/28/2015
Felix is a love bug and looking for a new home. He is up-to-date on shots and great with other pets and kids. He is 6 months old and will be a medium sized dog. 4 Paws Rescue is located at 290 Rodeo...
11/28/2015
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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11/27/2015
The Arbor & Terrace held a November food drive for Christian Community Action. Assistant Administrator Pam Matthews (top photo) delivered the items to CCA Director Stephanie Mathhews. The...