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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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06/17/2017
“The Mummy” is the first official entry in the “Dark Universe,” a franchise where Universal aims to revive its classic movie monsters and have them mingle. Think of it as a variation on the Marvel...
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06/17/2017
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Psi Omega Chapter refreshed Gramping Park recently. As part of the 1908 Playground Project, members of the sorority renew and refresh playgrounds...
06/17/2017
North Central Louisiana Arts Council has partnered with Driggers Outdoor to present an opportunity for NCLAC Member Artists. One NCLAC member artist will be chosen from entries received to have an...
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06/17/2017
Meet Hobbs. He is a Beagle/Hound mix looking for his furever home. Hobbs is a large sized one-year-old guy who loves kids and attention. If you are looking for a big, fun loving pup this summer, come...
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06/17/2017
Local artist Douglas Walton was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Walton and some of his students were trapped in Nepal for several day in 2015 after an earthquake there.
06/17/2017
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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06/16/2017
The Birthday Fellowship Club and the Tiger Men Fellowship Club donated fans for the summer to Christian Community Action. Pictured in the front row are Billy Graham, Joseph Capers Sr. and Stephanie...
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06/16/2017
Ruston’s two chapters of Beta Sigma Phi have been working with the Louisiana Peach Festival for over 35 years to provide peach ice cream and the Arts and Crafts show for this huge event. Eta Omicron...
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06/15/2017
The city of Grambling will kick off its annual Juneteenth activities on Wednesday. Every year, young ladies from the area compete in a pageant that shows their beauty, elegance and pride in their...
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06/14/2017
Grambling State University’s Meg Brown has been named the 2017 Nurse of the Year by the Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses of Mississippi. Eliza Farish Pillars was the first African American woman to...