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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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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...
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01/24/2015
Pictured are 4 Paws President Sue Martin and board member Bill Elmore accepting a $50,000 donation toward the 4 Paws Rescue Building fund from the late Errol Dawson. Dawson earmarked the money for...
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01/24/2015
The Board of Trustees of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation have presented Louisiana Tech University with a gift of $920,000 to fund scholarships for first generation and academically outstanding...
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01/24/2015
I learned a new word today. How neat is that? It is palindrome. Don’t tell me I’m the only one who never heard of it? It means a word that can be spelled forward or backward, like racecar or kayak....
01/23/2015
Leaders of Elisha Ministries Inc. dba Supportive Housing of Northeast Louisiana, located at 608 S. Trenton St., said the organization continues to make strides in helping the poor and the homeless in...
01/22/2015
Award-winning Shreveport poets Ashley Mace Havird and David Havird will visit Louisiana Tech University Jan. 29 to discuss and read their poetry and hold a book signing. The two poets will speak from...
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01/21/2015
The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers is having their first gathering and Family Fun Day of 2015 on Saturday at the Lake Claiborne State Park Nature Center. The event will feature Mardi Gras style Dutch...
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01/19/2015
Rehearsals for the Ruston Community Theatre production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” adapted from the award-winning novel, are well under way. Pictured are cast members Ginger Johnson (Scout), Tracy...
01/19/2015
The Littera Club met Jan. 7 in the home of Edith Hawkins. Edith greeted members as Jean Lay served Seven Layer Squares with a choice of either chocolate or lemon filling. Coffee and nuts complemented...