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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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12/19/2014
Kelly Caldwell’s students at Dubach School participated in the LSU AgCenter Germ Cave Exhibit. The Germ Cave shows students just how quickly germs spread. They learned that the No. 1 way to reduce...
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12/19/2014
Grambling Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., through its Arts and Letters Committee, presented “Christmas Readings,” featuring “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” to residents at...
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12/19/2014
Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair in Micro and Nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
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12/19/2014
Here we are nearing the end of 2014. At this time of year, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council office looks at our year in review and we’d like to share with our readers the programs that we’ve...
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12/18/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announces its winners for this year’s Holiday Arts Tour Artist Awards. Judge Leigh Anne Chambers, director of patron advancement at the Shreveport Symphony...
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12/17/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announces the premiere photography exhibit of Shawn W. Hood at Parish Press. Hood has taught at Louisiana Tech University for 25 years, and carried a camera...
12/17/2014
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. DEC. 2 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 12 members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with prayer and...
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12/17/2014
The Rev. B.K. Miller was a recent guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Miller has recently published a book containing 300 of his favorite jokes. He shared some of the stories...
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12/17/2014
The Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is currently accepting nominations for the Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award. This annual award is presented to a Lincoln Parish resident who has made a...
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12/16/2014
During Ruston High School Homecoming activities, the class of 1954 celebrated their 60th reunion.