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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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07/02/2011
“When we visit my family out in Texas I always have to make dozens and dozens of sweet rolls for them,” she said. “But I don’t mind, I really like doing it.” The recipe for her Peach Pizza, which won...
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07/01/2011
During the month of June, the nationally recognized program held its inaugural R4 Institute on the Ruston High School campus. Designed to provide participants with an opportunity to “Rethink,...
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06/30/2011
Lacayo WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lisa Lacayo, a 2009 graduate of American Nicaraguan School and Ruston native, will conclude her internship with U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander’s office in Washington, D.C.,...
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06/30/2011
Lincoln Parish Park was the destination for the Caney Lake Good Sammers camping weekend, May 25-28. Hosts Cindy and Bill Austin and Mary and Joe Lanning planned cool, breezy days for the group. A...
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06/29/2011
Dr. Jared Vincent, local ophthalmologist, recently spoke at the noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. The Lions were told of the success of local free screenings for glaucoma, which were done by Dr...
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06/29/2011
Why run? People start running for many different reasons. Some people are looking for a new challenge in their lives. Some people are inspired by the accomplishments of others. Some people want to...
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06/29/2011
Machines were buzzing and there was lots of excitement in the air as 11 youth designed their own original creations at the LSU AgCenter basic sewing class. Youth learned that sewing can be fun said...
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06/29/2011
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha won Chapter of the Year at the group’s state convention held June 3-5 in New Orleans. The women’s service organization is best known in the area...
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06/28/2011
Visitors from all over came out Saturday to view what vendors had to offer at the 2011 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival. Attendees that stepped inside the Ruston Civic Center to cool off were...
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06/28/2011
Community Coordinating Council, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing enriching and educational experiences for senior citizens in a four-parish area (Bienville, Claiborne, Lincoln and Union...