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In my Domestic Abuse Resistance Team columns, I have discussed a wide variety of abuse topics, ranging from bullying to teen dating violence, domestic violence to stalking and elder abuse. These issues are all pertinent to DART, because they reflect a range of abuse which is occurring in families and in our community. On Aug. 17, professionals in our community will have an opportunity to learn more about abuse in a variety of life stages, at DART’s 16th Annual Collaboration is the Key training event. Organized by Wanda James, DART’s legal advocate and rural program supervisor, Collaboration...

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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...
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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...