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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:51am
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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 Christmas Carol, the Musical.” Earlier this week was Bank of Ruston’s “Mapping out a Future for the Arts” exhibition reception. Next week is Ruston Cultural District’s “A Tuna Christmas,” and Russ-Town Band’s Annual Christmas Concert. We’re so happy to be a part of our area’s growing cultural landscape, and we appreciate the public for their support in these endeavors — through attendance, sponsorship,...


Pierien hostess Carolyn Russell invited the group to First National Bank’s meeting room for the October meeting. Janice Terry and Sharon Thomas helped her serve delicious pineapple cake amid...
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. of Grambling State University recently held a food drive and donated 602 food items to Christian Community Action. Among the volunteers were Donavon Travis, Omar Sims...
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council recently announced an exhibit of paintings by Amanda Roe. In this exhibit the artist takes selfies from her social media accounts and re-imagines them into...
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Editor’s note: This is part one of a two part series. Veterans Day is a day to remember and reflect on the sacrifices of our military veterans and also to thank them for their service. It is a...
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The West Wood Hills garden of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rauser is the Ruston Garden Club’s choice for the November Garden of the Month. This well-tended garden features beautiful old camellia bushes,...
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Ruston Lions Club “Fifth Tuesday” committee chairperson Alton McKnight recently spoke at the Fifth Tuesday meeting. The “Fifth Tuesday” is recognition of the tradition and pride of Lionism.
Eating tricky foods can sometimes be challenging. Fingers or fork? That is the question. Here is a helpful guide.
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Meet Amadeus. He is male mixed breed around a year old that is looking for his fur-ever home. Amadeus loves kids, other dogs and has a very calm disposition. Come see him and all his furry friends at...
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Springbok Energy recently donated $20,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. The funds will be used to aid their feeding program as well as any other needs the club may have.
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Editor’s Note: This is the first of two parts. Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. — Kak Sri The simple truth is that DART was born of adversity. Everyone who comes...