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Although schizophrenia is often feared and misunderstood, it is a treatable medical condition. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18. It affects men and women with equal frequency. The symptoms, strengths and course of the illness are unique for each person. People living with schizophrenia have talents, goals and feelings just like anyone else. But, if left untreated, their illness can have a profoundly negative effect on their lives, their families and their communities. Some people say the illness feels like a dream, but it is...

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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...
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10/03/2014
Tickets are on sale for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s 5th Annual ARToberfest, which will take place from 5-10 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Norton Building. This event celebrates a variety of...
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10/03/2014
Zeno “Dick” Greenwood, professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University, helped organize and implement the 2014 African School of Fundamental Physics and its Application in Dakar, Senegal. Greenwood...
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10/03/2014
Multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host an evening of music, laughter and encouragement at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Monroe Civic Center,  featuring the world class talent of the Gaither Vocal...
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10/03/2014
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston welcomed its incoming provisional class for the 2014-15 year with a Pearl Reception hosted by Life Members Elizabeth Turnley, Gwen Barron, Jeanne VanBenthuysen, Stacy Denny...
10/03/2014
The 22nd annual Letters About Literature contest, a national reading and writing competition for students sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress in association with its...
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10/03/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is a two-act comedic play titled “’Til Beth Do Us Part,” a Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and opens Oct. 9 at...
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10/01/2014
The Ruston High School Class of 1951 held a reunion at Lincoln Parish Park on Sept. 19. Class members present were, left to right, back row: Elvin Larance, James Frazier, Willis “Jimmy” Colvin, Don...
10/01/2014
Enjoy crafting and want to make some extra money this Christmas season? Looking for ways to engage more shoppers at a craft booth? Wanting to put that homemade business online but don’t know how to...