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Louisiana Tech University’s department of music has announced its Alumnus of the Year and Honors Recital soloists, and will feature the honorees at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Howard Auditorium. Tony Boutté was selected as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year. Boutté earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance in 1982 and went on to complete graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland for his doctorate. He has established himself as a first-rate tenor singer of many styles, including opera, art song, oratorio and chamber music from the Baroque period to today....

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06/26/2014
Each June, people jump in their cars and travel from all over the place with one thing in mind — several good licks of some sweet Ruston peach ice cream. The Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has...
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06/26/2014
Many folks may know that Rolling Hills is a thrift store and a ministry. What they may not know is that the store fronts what is one of the largest disaster relief units in the state. “We have been...
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06/25/2014
The Annual Dixie Gem and Princess Peach Pageants are set for July 12. The pageants will be held at Choudrant High School. The Princess Peach Pageant will be held at 10 a.m., and the Outstanding Teen...
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06/25/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has 20 days to appoint someone to fill the unexpired term of late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. Mayfield, 70, died Monday. State law requires that vacancies of less...
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06/25/2014
Cary T. Brown, a career prosecutor, officially announced that he is a candidate for District Attorney for the Third Judicial District comprising Lincoln and Union parishes. Brown says that after...
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06/25/2014
A man is in custody today after actively evading the Ruston Police Department for several months. Sgt. Clint Williams, public information officer for RPD, said at approximately 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, the...
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06/25/2014
Darkened skies and pouring rain gave way to bright smiles and handshakes Tuesday inside the recently expanded Mortgage Contracting Services building on Celebrity Drive in Ruston. MCS is a property...
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06/24/2014
Long-time Ruston Aldermen Elmore Mayfield has died at age 70. Mayfield apparently suffered a massive heart attack at his home Monday evening and later passed away at Northern Louisiana Medical Center...
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06/24/2014
The 2014 annual Peach Festival Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is set for 11 a.m. Saturday in the Trinity Center of the Trinity United Methodist Church. There will be four categories...
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06/24/2014
Ruston native Lee Denny has been volunteering with the Louisiana Peach Festival for a number of years, and he said the 2014 edition is a big year for change. Among the changes for the festival, which...