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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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01/30/2015
Dorothea Lange took the photograph “Migrant Mother “(1936) that still personifies the Great Depression in America’s visual memory. The American Masters series documentary “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk...
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01/30/2015
Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers held their first gathering of 2015 on Jan. 24. About 50 people attended, cooked, enjoyed the band and visited. The theme was Mardi-Gras, and all the cookers prepared...
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01/29/2015
Briana Lee, a freshman at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the recipient of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators Scholarship. She is also the recipient of the Queen Esther Lewis scholarship...
01/28/2015
LifeHouse Ministries is offering book studies on “The Artist’s Way” and “The Shack” beginning in February. Both classes are free and open to the public. A seven-week study of Julia Cameron’s book “...
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01/28/2015
Jessica Slaughter, executive director of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council, left, said the group was grateful to receive a donation check from Bank of Ruston and local artists. She is pictured...
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01/28/2015
April C. Honaker, an instructor of English in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Literature and Language, will see two of her poems published in the coming months. “The Way She Carries Us” will be...
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01/27/2015
Water is that special liquid that makes up 75 percent of your body and covers three-fourths of Earth’s surface. Water is unique in that it is the only natural substance that is found in all three...
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01/26/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites the public to a screening of the documentary “Grab a Hunk of Lightning,” about the life and work of Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange. The...
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01/26/2015
Above: The newest member of the Ruston Lions Club is Kirk McKean.  He is shown here being “pinned” by Lion President Jerry Johnson. Below: Mike Milstead with the Lincoln Parish School Board was a...
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01/24/2015
The Earl Lester Cole Honors College at Grambling State University will be sponsoring a “Mock Law School Class” featuring professors from Southern University Law Center. The Mock Class is scheduled...