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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 11:10am
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This is my semi-annual “lagniappe” column so please bear with me. There are so many great activities going on in this wonderful city that I dare you or your children to even think about being bored. It was heartwarming to see so many people show up for the annual Christmas parade especially after it had to be moved to Sunday — and in spite of the cold weather. Thank you to all those who participated. It is important for all of us to remember how much planning it takes for the many activities available to us around our beautiful city. It is up to all of us to come out and support the...

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12/18/2018
This is my semi-annual “lagniappe” column so please bear with me. There are so many great activities going on in this wonderful city that I dare you or your children to even think about being bored...
12/18/2018
DEAR ABBY: I’m a woman in my 50s and will be going to my high school reunion in a few months. I recently reconnected with one of my high school teachers, whom I greatly admired. (OK, I’ll admit I had...
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12/18/2018
The Rt. Rev. Jake Owensby, Bishop of the Western Diocese of Louisiana, preached and administered the Sacrament of Confirmation at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston on Dec. 16. Pictured from...
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12/18/2018
4 Paws Rescue would like to feature a bonded pair with their story. Rudy, a neutered brown male lab mix pictured above, and Boo, a spayed black female lab mix pictured below, are both 2 years old...
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12/18/2018
Thursday • 6 P.M. Ruston Civic Center Revel in the holiday spirit at the First Holiday Jingle and Mingle presented by Kidz Choicez, Inc. The first 100 kids will receive a collectible Nolan Ryan...
12/16/2018
This past Thursday, I was all set to type up a B- review of the fourth weekend of “Instant Family” when I stumbled across tickets to a next-day screening of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” which...
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12/16/2018
Santa recently made a stop at Choudrant High School during festivities across the district and paused to have his picture made with CHS Middle/Junior High School Student of the Year Mattie Johnson....
12/16/2018
Accompanying the arrival of the Christmas season is a slew of traditions. Though they may vary based on geographical location, religion or culture, most everyone rings in the season with some sort of...
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12/16/2018
Movies, much like the music of the season, are a staple of Christmastime. Spanning a variety of genres, there are the infamous Hallmark movies — cheesy tearjerkers that you just can’t seem to stop...
12/16/2018
ou opted out of the Black Friday madness this year and decided to save your holiday shopping for another weekend. Before you knew it, however, the time has flown by, and with only a handful of days...