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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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05/05/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features...
05/05/2016
Emily Baugh opened her home for the Pierian’s April meeting. Her co-hostesses were Sarah Williams and Mary Ayres. They served coconut cake with a side of strawberries, punch and coffee. The floral...
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05/04/2016
May is Mental Health Month. It is a special opportunity to spread awareness and come together to provide support and strength to the 1 in 5 people affected by mental illness and their families. Let...
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05/04/2016
Joseph Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology at Oregon State University and a 1986 Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will discuss his research during a presentation titled, “...
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05/03/2016
Stephen Williams, representing the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, stands with children from Alabama Presbyterian Church of Sibley. They presented stuffed animals that had been collected to be given...
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05/03/2016
Note by June Chandler Grant, daughter of Lige Chandler: Daddy wrote this sometime in the late 1940s. He showed it to me once day when I was out there. It was written in pencil in a little spiral...
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05/02/2016
Just a few short days until the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 15th Annual Radiothon, and we are ready. I have written before of our radiothon goal, our needs and our community partners. In today...
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05/02/2016
Meet Ned and Woody. They are two Dachshund mixes that are potty trained and would make perfect lap babies. They are up-to-date on shots, love people and other pets. Come see them at 4 Paws Rescue,...
05/02/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” will be at 10 a.m. May 14 and 6 p.m. May 16 at The Dixie Center for the Arts....
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04/30/2016
When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I...