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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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05/22/2017
Northwestern State University awarded degrees to 865 graduates during Spring Commencement Exercises held May 12 in Prather Coliseum. The commencement speaker was Stewart Ewing, executive vice...
05/19/2017
A fundraiser aimed at helping area needy families is scheduled at Raising Cane’s from 4-9 p.m. May 25 by the Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. The philanthropic group will use the funds to...
05/19/2017
The Nada Houston “Live Healthy” Community Health Fair is Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Library, located at 910 North Trenton St. The event is open to the public. Free blood...
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05/19/2017
It’s almost time for the North Central Louisiana Art Council’s Peach Art Exhibit. This year is the NCLAC’s 30th annual fine art show held during the Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston. Children,...
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05/18/2017
The classroom libraries of several teachers at Lincoln Prep (formerly Alma J. Brown) on the campus of GSU were bolstered by the delivery of 261 books recently courtesy of the GSU Psychology and...
05/17/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council recently announced an exhibit of work by painter Bonnie Ferguson and fiber artist Dorene Kordal at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Ferguson is a painter who...
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05/16/2017
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston recently selected board members for the 2017–2018 year. Junior Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization that encourages members to render charitable services which...
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05/15/2017
Got twins? That’s nothing. Grambling State University has triplets. “It’s awesome being a triplet. When you tell people you are triplets, it’s like you are a celebrity. You’re famous. They don’t...
05/13/2017
All veterans and their spouses or widows are invited to a fish fry at Cook Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 29. The event will be held in the church’s Ministry Building. In order to...
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05/13/2017
On May 23, 1934 on Louisiana Highway 154 near Gibsland, gunshots rang out and over 130 slugs ripped through a V8 Ford. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow had reached their final destination. But, there...