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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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12/11/2014
Danny Boyles, center, a former Ruston resident, radio personality for KXKZ and member of the Wildwood Express, was part of the team that won the Station of the Year award from the Inspirational...
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12/10/2014
During the 25th anniversary week of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Rebecca Haley spoke to the Ruston Kiwanis Club and shared some of her experiences of living in Germany prior to the fall. She also...
12/10/2014
We at Ruston Parks and Recreation hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday and did your best to not overstuff yourselves. Now it is time to turn our attention to the Christmas celebration....
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12/09/2014
Brady Dubois, Administrator, North Louisiana Medical Center, recently spoke to the Ruston Kiwanis Club about the future of medical care in the United States.  He stressed the need for health...
12/09/2014
The home of Bobbie Sue Lann was the meeting place for the November Pierian Club. She, along with hostesses Beverly Sherman and Sharon Thomas, served carrot cake, cider and coffee to the members as...
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12/08/2014
Buddy is a big guy who loves food. Buddy needs a home where he could get some exercise. He is a sweet fellow, low of energy, who never meets a stranger. In addition to all that, Buddy is very smart....
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12/08/2014
Auditions for Louisiana Tech University Theatre Department’s production of “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” directed by Louisiana Tech Theatre Professor Paul B. Crook, will be held at 7:30 p.m. today in...
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12/04/2014
A recent school day was an extra special day for Jamyah Graham, a student at Lincoln Head Start, when she became the 4,000th child to have a vision screening conducted by members of the Ruston Lions...
12/03/2014
It’s time to pull on those heart strings of yours. Ruston Parks and Recreation and Cell Phones For Soldiers, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are asking the local community to help troops...
12/02/2014
The combined choir and orchestra of Calvary Baptist and Cook Baptist in Ruston invites the community to experience The Light of Christmas. A choral presentation of “The Light of Christmas” will be...