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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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05/18/2016
Members of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators visited the Ruston Rehabilitation Facility and passed out goody bags to the residents of the facility. The gift bags contained socks, lip balm, cookies...
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05/18/2016
Janece and Louie Miller rallied the Caney Lake Good Sammers to “sally-forth” to the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in April for the Louisiana Good Sams Rally — themed “Rockin’ to the Oldies.” Going to...
05/17/2016
Ruston Community Theatre recently announced the cast of the upcoming summer junior musical, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” The show is sponsored by the Ruston Kiwanis Club and will be...
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05/16/2016
With the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s radiothon behind us, we are able to take a breath, look around, and notice some very good things which are happening at our shelter. I wrote in March that...
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05/16/2016
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Ruston will welcome Don and Marilyn Taylor to the New Hope B.C. family and Ruston community. Taylor is a native of Mer Rouge and graduated from Delta High...
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05/16/2016
Opening day for this season’s Ruston Farmers Market was May 7, and with a new location came a new design, courtesy of Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design. The Farmers Market partnered with...
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05/16/2016
John Lee, of Ruston, has recently been inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame. He is one of 12 individuals chosen for the honor. He has been a teacher in Claiborne, Webster and Lincoln. “4-H has always...
05/16/2016
The Ruston Culture Guild held its end-of-the-year meeting at the Ropp Center on Louisiana Tech University campus May 5. In a short business meeting, officers for the coming club year were installed...
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05/14/2016
Grambling State University recently announced Brianna Phillips, a 21-year-old senior kinesiology major, as the valedictorian of the spring class of 2016. She graduated with a 3.98-grade point...
05/14/2016
Littera Club concluded their club year with a picnic lunch in the home of Teri Fulton with Mary Ayres, Emily Baugh and Kathey Roane serving as co-hostesses. The carefully coordinated spring...