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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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11/25/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will host a closing reception with the artist Whitney Caskey from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Parish Press. The show is on display now through Dec. 7. Caskey is a...
11/25/2014
Applications are now being accepted for exhibit space in AG EXPO 2015, scheduled for Jan. 16-17 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe. Deadline for entry is Dec. 19. Each year, more than...
11/25/2014
World AIDS Day is held on Dec. 1 of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who...
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11/24/2014
Rufus was found wandering on a busy road about to get hit by traffic. Rufus jumps in laps, licks faces and follows us everywhere. He is house broken, up-to-date on shots and ready to go to his...
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11/24/2014
North Louisiana’s weather can’t guarantee the region a white Christmas, but two choral groups can certainly assure the area “An A Cappella Christmas.” Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines...
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11/21/2014
George Raymond Dugdale and Jewel Edwards were united in marriage on Dec. 24, 1932. They had five children: Bertie Rae, who married Eddy Ray Hammons on Oct. 8, 1954; James Henry, who married Mary...
11/21/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is To Kill A Mockingbird, adapted as a play by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The town of...
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11/21/2014
Dr. Ralph Abraham, right, addressed the North Central Louisiana TEA Party at their November meeting held on Monday night at the Ruston Country Club.  Abraham is in a run-off with Mayor Jamie Mayo...
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11/20/2014
The Louisiana Tech University Women’s Softball Team helped the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team recently by applying a fresh coat of paint to the life-sized silhouettes, which stood in front of The...
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11/19/2014
Under a clear blue, November sky an American flag was raised on Nov. 6, at Ruston High School in memory of Ruston’s fallen Navy hero, Petty Officer 1st Class J.P. Fitzmorris. The J.P. Fitzmorris...