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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:28pm
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I was a charter member of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council, and signed the original articles of incorporation on the third of June 1987, along with Susan Roach and Charlotte Bailey. Since then I have served on the board, served as vice president, and currently serve as board president. It has been a great pleasure to watch this organization develop and flourish, both in Ruston and in the adjoining parishes it has served. From the very beginning, NCLAC worked closely with Ruston Community Theatre. We carefully considered two possible downtown sites for their potential as gallery...

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12/11/2017
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Dec. 5 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 13 members present. Regent Kay Goss-Knotts opened the meeting and conducted...
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12/08/2017
What fun we’re having with the arts activities going on throughout downtown Ruston. Last weekend was North Central Louisiana Art Council’s Holiday Arts Tour and Ruston Community Theatre’s “A...
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12/07/2017
Two area churches are combining their choirs this year for Christmas to present “The Greatest Story Ever Told.” The father-son-in-law duo of Frank Nihart and Jason Ambrose will co-conduct the choirs...
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12/06/2017
As a part of the #ShopLocal Campaign hosted by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, residents have a chance to win prizes and money while tending to shopping duties. There are 29 local businesses...
12/06/2017
Angie Biscomb and Cary Brown, both of Ruston, recently graduated from Leadership Louisiana, a year-long program sponsored by the Council for a Better Louisiana. Biscomb and Brown were chosen to...
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12/06/2017
Last week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness — Ruston, Louisiana hosted a Community Leaders’ Luncheon. In case you missed it, we still would like to thank you. We thank you, Ruston and...
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12/05/2017
Doug Gitter had the urge for one final road trip after graduating college. It was a trip that transformed his life. “I met the most amazing people who were creating art with the things they had at...
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12/04/2017
Everywhere I look, the spirit of Christmas is evident. Our downtown streets are lit and festive, and our storefronts are decorated in jeweled tones and inviting displays. Looking closer, there are...
12/03/2017
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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12/01/2017
This week is the start of a busy holiday season here in Ruston. In addition to all of the usual festivities, there are plenty of opportunities this Christmas to get plugged into the arts. To kick...