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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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08/30/2017
Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients from Louisiana Tech University. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana...
08/28/2017
As Ruston Community Theatre closes another fantastic season, RCT would like to invite the community to return to the Dixie for the annual RusTony Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Dixie....
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08/26/2017
The Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center was among the stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2018 Pacesetter...
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08/26/2017
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team held their 17th annual “Collaboration is Key” event recetnly at the Ruston Civic Center. Left, Sheriff Mike Stone speaks to group and thanks DART for all they do....
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08/26/2017
In conjunction with the 20th Annual Holiday Arts Tour, the North Central Louisiana Art Council will be hosting a live art competition. This competition challenges artists to create original works of...
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08/26/2017
Cook Baptist Church in Ruston recently welcomed a new pastor to its staff. Jeff Smart, of Baton Rouge, has joined the church as the head pastor. His first day was Aug. 6. Smart has been serving in...
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08/25/2017
It’s that time of year again — membership time. It is an exciting time in Ruston. The arts are booming and the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is busier than ever. NCLAC members provide an...
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08/23/2017
North Central Louisiana Arts Council has partnered with Driggers Outdoor to present an opportunity for NCLAC member artists. One NCLAC member artist will be chosen from entries received to have an...
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08/23/2017
Kelbey Glover, of Ruston, left, was the winner of a Honda 250 Recon at the 32nd annual McKinney Honda Fall Open House event. Tommy Garrison, general manager, right, said the turn out was “outstanding...
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08/23/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announced an exhibit of Show Posters from Ruston Community Theatre, Dixie Center for the Arts and North Central Louisiana Arts Council at the Dixie Center...