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Last month, The Monroe-Grambling Chapter of The Links, Incorporated donated foam letters and numbers mats to the Head Start Program. Head Start is now located at Zion Travelers Baptist Church because of an October 2017 fire that destroyed the Head Start building that was located on Oakdale Street in Ruston. Community support has enabled the Head Start Program to regain much needed academic materials and teaching supplies. The mats will further enhance the resources for the teachers, Link member Erica P. Murray said. “In addition to providing a comfortable place to sit for story time, the...

Lifestyles

07/13/2011
What better time than mid-summer to view a free movie about America’s pastime and a couple of melodious Boys of Summer? Mix in the Million Dollar Mermaid as the baseball team’s owner, and you’ve...
07/13/2011
What treasures are stashed around Ruston? Residents are about to find out. The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is on a worldwide treasure hunt and will be digging in Ruston for five days. During this free...
07/13/2011
In 2010 the Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners Association awarded a portion of $20,000 to five worthy Community Gardening Projects. These projects have all been either fully completed, or are in...
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07/12/2011
Ruston Community Theatre will present the musical "Annie" at 7 p.m. July 28-30 and at 2 p.m. July 31 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for students and children.
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07/12/2011
Ruston High School alumni Sharon Swearingen Tusa (left) and Ronny Graham, right, pose before a quilt Tusa made and that Graham won in a raffle benefitting the RHS Alumni Association’s scholarship...
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07/12/2011
The other day I stopped by the Extension office and asked, “What is the question of the week?”It was unanimous!  “Why are my figs dropping off the fig trees?” Figs are a desert-type plant and should...
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07/11/2011
Jeremiah, left, is a 3-month-old gray striped kitten that is looking for a home. He is an indoor cat that plays with his brother, Sparky, right, who is also looking for a home. There is never a dull...
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07/11/2011
The Beta Epsilon chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority from Louisiana Tech University attended Collegiate Officer Training School (COTS) on June 23-26, in Indianapolis, Ind. Those in attendance were...
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07/08/2011
Many people might think Ruston isn’t the kind of a big city where you’d expect a big-time airline pilot with nearly 28,000 flight hours to live. They’d be wrong. Gene Thornton, a Ruston resident...
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07/08/2011
The day Diana Grigsby’s visit ended, Becky and Harold, my 
Ruston children, arrived and stayed for a week. I just stayed on at grandchildren Susan’s and Jonathan’s, along with great-granddaughter,...