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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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10/10/2014
The last chance for master logger certification for the year will be Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 5-6 at the Country Inn and Suites in Pineville. Pre-registration is required for this four-class series that...
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10/10/2014
Top left: Pam Jones is installed as the president of the Ruston Kiwanis Club for 2014-15 by Kiwanis Lt. Gov. Jeff Woods. Top right: Ruston Kiwanis Club Board members are, pictured left to right,...
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10/10/2014
Cathy Judd, with the LSU AgCenter, was the speaker at the Sept. 20 Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers workshop. Judd taught students about eating fresh graden vegetables in tasty recipes. Judd discussed...
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10/10/2014
In honor of the Feast of St. Francis, the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer held its annual Blessing of the Beasts, for pets and their owners, at 4 p.m. Oct. 5. Shown with the Rev. Bill Easterling,...
10/10/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library invites families and children to a special event featuring the book, “Ariel: Therapy Dog of the Rio Grande” and local author and musician Rickey Pittman at 2 p.m. Oct. 18...
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10/10/2014
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s cyber engineering, computer science, and computer information systems programs, and research and development group hosted over 30 executives from CSC, a...
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10/10/2014
The countdown is on to this year’s ARToberfest, which will be NCLAC’s 5th annual beer-tasting fundraiser. This tasty evening will be 5-10 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Norton Building in downtown Ruston,...
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10/08/2014
Local Suddenlink Manager Ruthie Evans presents the children of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana with school supplies. Suddenlink, along with several individuals in the local...
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10/06/2014
Sheba is a happy girl who will put on her best smile and do everything she can to get some attention and love when children are around. All black, she is around 25 pounds and loves to sit on laps....
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10/06/2014
The final May meeting of the Pierian Club was a springtime salad luncheon in Teri Fulton’s home.  President Carol Young asked the blessing for the meal. Chicken salad, pasta salad and fresh fruit...