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An equine painting ("Moonlight Runner" at right) by Ruston resident Hooshang Khorasani is on display in Cincinnati at “Art Comes Alive,” an annual fine art contest and exhibit that features artists from across North America. Dubbed as the “Academy Awards for Artists,” ACA connects artists and art industry leaders from across the country. A panel of 22 jurors selected the paintings that will be on exhibit from Oct. 9 through Nov. 30. Approximately 200 artworks were selected from more than 2,000 entries. More than $250,000 in awards will be given out at the awards ceremony Oct. 14, including...

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07/15/2017
When it comes to investment planning and goal-setting, women often take a different approach than men — which can create both challenges and advantages. Many studies have suggested that, for example...
07/15/2017
July is Independent Retailer Month. As you know, local stores bring vitality, creativity and economic growth to their communities, so it’s worth celebrating those “mom and pop” shops. But they aren’t...
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07/15/2017
Recent high school graduates Sarfraz Ahmed, shown here, and Davis Glen Ellis have donated clocks and a utility wagon to the Pine Hills Advocacy Center using proceeds from a lemonade stand the two set...
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07/14/2017
Happy Fall from the North Central Louisiana Arts Council office. Yes, we know it’s really summer — we’re definitely feeling the heat when we step outside — but inside the office we have all things...
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07/13/2017
Pictured left: The Ruston Lions Club recently recognized Phillip Washington, left, with the Lions Community Service Award.  Washington is a longtime club member who for years assisted the elderly...
07/11/2017
The Ruston High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America recently returned from the 88th Annual Louisiana State FFA Convention held in the Monroe Civic Center with multiple honors to its...
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07/11/2017
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer held Vacation Bible School the week of July 3-7. Thirty-seven children attended and 151 items for Christian Community Action were collected.
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07/10/2017
Participants in the 2017 All-Star Dance Academy showcased skills learned in the two-day camp in a performance Sunday in T. H. Harris Auditorium at Grambling State University. This year’s group of 52...
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07/08/2017
While planning for nurses week at Northern Louisiana Medical Center, the nursing leadership team made a financial contribution to nonprofit organizations in Ruston. The two organizations chosen were...
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07/08/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has selected Dixie Towing Service as the June Everyday Excellence winner. Located at 3976 Hwy 80 in Ruston, Dixie Towing is known as a caring group of...