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For nearly four years now, I have been writing columns about the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team for the Ruston Daily Leader. I have covered educational topics, such as stalking, dating violence and elder abuse. I have also written about events occurring in our community, such as the Christmas Angel project, our annual Radiothon, our Candlelight Vigils and our annual Collaboration is the Key training event. Almost every event I have ever written about has occurred in Lincoln Parish. Yet DART serves seven parishes, with an office and a rural advocate in each. These offices were created...

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11/18/2014
Don Kaczvinsky, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Liberal Arts and George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar in English, was an invited guest speaker at “Reading Graham Swift: International...
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11/18/2014
Greg Goff, head baseball coach at Louisiana Tech University, was a recent speaker at the Ruston Lions Club. During his presentation, Coach Goff mentioned that Nov. 12, was the early signing day and...
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11/18/2014
Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers and Lake Claiborne State Park are presenting “Gobble Till Ya Wobble — Family Fun Day” from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday. From 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. there will be Dutch oven...
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11/17/2014
Cissy is the daughter of a Yellow Lab and a Black Mouth Cur, and is a sweet baby. Cissy is about 12 weeks old. She is still being house-trained, but volunteers say she is progressing well. She loves...
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11/17/2014
Tony Scalia, pictured above with the kitten, and John Price of the Lincoln Parish Fire Department were dispatched to a horse farm owned by Merrill O’Neal on Rodeo Road on Nov 11. A kitten had become...
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11/14/2014
NCLAC is pleased to present its 17th annual Holiday Arts Tour Nov. 20-23 in downtown Ruston. The Holiday Arts Tour is “all about the arts,” with music, visual artists, writers, dance and theatre....
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11/14/2014
The Kiwanis Club of Ruston donated milk on Saturday to Ruston Parks and Recreation’s tackle football players. These young football players chugged the milk after their games. RPAR said they were...
11/13/2014
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church with nine members and one guest present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting...
11/13/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the holiday play The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, took place on Oct. 4-6. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, sponsored by The Lewis Family (of...
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11/12/2014
The final team activities of the 2014 recreation seasons are nearing an end and we are already looking ahead to 2015, but we would be in error not to congratulate those teams and individuals who...