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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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06/06/2016
The Quota Club of Ruston has kicked off their new Quota year with the installation of their board and officers. Pictured, from left to right, are Suzanne Riva, ways and means chair; Claire Givens,...
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06/06/2016
Rory Williams and Ki Deloney present a “Thank-You” card to Louis and Debra Wright, of At, for their support and contributions this school year.
06/04/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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06/03/2016
Today’s Art Talk is a guest piece from Neil Johnson, the owner of Neil Johnson Photography based in Shreveport-Bossier City. The column is from his “Eye on Art,” which runs every Thursday in The...
06/03/2016
The 2016 Miss Louisiana Pageant will be held at 7:30 nightly June 23 – 25 at the Monroe Civic Center’s W. L. “Jack” Howard Theater. A Press Conference will be held 11 a.m. June 20 in the theater...
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06/03/2016
Installation services for the Rev. Oscar Jenkins, right, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Choudrant. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Warren D. Richard of Galilee Baptist...
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06/03/2016
The Ruston Farmers Market will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 220 East Mississippi Avenue in downtown Ruston. This market season, Ruston Farmers...
06/02/2016
Six nights of “A Cappella Mania” are in store for area women as Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines hosts both a membership drive and a series of free group vocal lessons. The Ruston-based...
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06/01/2016
Suzanne Mynette Mayo Ph.D., was the guest speaker for the Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ 30th Anniversary and Mental Health Month Celebration, held May 24, at the Lincoln...
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06/01/2016
The first book to be written about the longtime festival in North Central Louisiana — the Louisiana Peach Festival — has been published and will be available to the public for this year’s festival...