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Former Ruston resident, Nona Mae Oliver Hall, celebrated her 100th birthday on June 17. Hall recently moved to Arizona to be near her daughter, Shirley White, of Phoenix. She is also the mother of Esther Mumford, of Seattle, and Debra Sapp, of Houston. She was married to Shellie Otis Hall for 52 years. She is a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and has been a long-time member of the Morning Star, Chapter No. 43, Eastern Star Masonic Order.

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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...
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06/14/2017
Each Thursday night for the entire summer, beginning June 22, a local chorus will offer musical escape and “Good Vibrations — A Cappella Style.” Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines is...
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06/13/2017
Graduation time has passed, and now it’s time to think about the next path ahead. Corporate executives were asked to name the biggest mistakes that young graduates make during the interview process...
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06/13/2017
Students in the Lincoln Parish School District helped raise a total of $1,508.35 for the March of Dimes Blue Jeans for Babies. The Mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by...
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06/12/2017
Eta Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was awarded the Outstanding Adopt-A-School Chamber Partnership at the luncheon this April. They received the plaque for their dedication and loyalty to Cypress...
06/12/2017
Michael C. Ballew, of Ruston, was named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List at Samford University. Samford releases dean’s lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To...