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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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01/20/2016
The Littera Club met Jan. 6 in the Community Room of Origin Bank. The 20 members attending visited as the hostesses served coconut cake. President Teri Fulton thanked Hostesses Edith Hawkins,...
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01/20/2016
The North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners have enjoyed an interesting and informative winter of meetings. At their December meeting, gardeners were taught the nutritional benefits of mushrooms by...
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01/19/2016
Ruston Garden Club chose Better Living Market as their Yard of the Month for January. Better Living Market completely renovated the store inside, as well as, landscaping the outside of the market....
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01/18/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council held its Annual Meeting and Member’s Reception Jan. 12. Board President Peter Jones presided over the annual President’s Awards, presenting honors to:...
01/16/2016
Once upon a time, in a land far away, the fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” was born. Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is bringing the story to life and to the stage, Jan. 26-31 in...
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01/16/2016
Meet Honey. She is looking for a home. Honey is a Cur Boxer mix that is up-to-date on shots and is spayed. She is playful and seemingly great with children. Come see her at 4 Paws Rescue, located at...
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01/16/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced a new exhibition by the artist Dianne Douglas. The paintings, featuring colorful landscapes and are on display now through March 1 at the Dixie...
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01/15/2016
What better way to kick off 2016 then with a little bit of fairy tale magic the whole family will love? At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, the curtain at Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre will rise...
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01/15/2016
JoAnn Gilmore (left) and Betty Fuqua (right), of Laureate Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, give a donation to Life Choices Director Kay Church (center).
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01/14/2016
Margaret Ann Emory, with the Lincoln Parish Museum Historical Society, was a recent guest speaker of the Ruston Lions Club. Emory told the group about the rich history of Lincoln Parish,...