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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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05/09/2017
Sarfraz Ahmed, a graduating senior at Cedar Creek School, has been named one of 722 semifinalists in the 2017 U. S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from nearly 5,100...
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05/08/2017
Two Louisiana Tech University graduate students were honored for their research efforts when the North Louisiana Historical Association held its annual spring banquet in Natchitoches. Paula J. Rowe,...
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05/06/2017
The Ruston Garden Club recently donated a Redbud tree to the Lincoln Parish Park. Members (from left) Sally Allen, Mary Elizabeth Halbrook, Susanne Brady, Josie Herbert and Rosy Bromell gathered to...
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05/06/2017
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home North Louisiana Development Officer Howard Hines received a plaque on behalf of the LMCH from Lions Club member Alton McKnight. The recognition is made by the...
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05/06/2017
The Culture Guild of Ruston enjoyed an end-of-year luncheon at the home of Johnnie Hogan on Thursday. The incoming officers for 2017-2018 were installed. From left to right are President Sandra Hart...
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05/06/2017
During the Law Enforcement and Mental Health Symposium in Ruston, experts discussed solutions that can help reduce the high rate of incarceration and recidivism among citizens who suffer from serious...
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05/06/2017
The Ruston Kiwanis Club recently held its weekly meeting at the Eddie Robinson Museum in Grambling. The meeting was hosted by the Robinson Museum Director Carolyn Collier, left. After the luncheon,...
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05/06/2017
Louisiana Tech Athletic Director Tommy McClelland recently spoke to the Ruston Kiwanis Club about sports happenings at Tech.
05/06/2017
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...
05/05/2017
Beginning at 5:30 p.m. today, Kingdom Collectives Festival will begin at The Depot, located at 211 West Railroad Ave. Among the featured films is one by Ruston resident Justin Heard. According to the...