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Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 1:22am
“Journalism and Politics in the Pelican State” will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech University campus. The event is free and open to the public, and questions from the audience are both welcomed and encouraged. Featuring five of the state’s leading political journalists, the event is produced by The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech, whose principal focus is to educate, inform, and inspire students to become more engaged in our democracy. The participating journalists are Greg Hilburn of The News Star and USA Today...

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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...
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07/08/2017
Ten students from Ruston High School’s Future Business Leaders of America represented Louisiana at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California, from June 24 - July 3. Joining RHS...
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07/08/2017
Submitted photos Local children recently participated in the “Cooking with Kids Workshop” as a part of an agriculture program hosted by Cathy S. Judd, area nutrition agent for the LSU AgCenter....
07/08/2017
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...