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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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11/26/2014
Bright, cool, sunshiny October weather brought the Caney Lake Good Sammers to the Lock and Dam No. 3 in Colfax, Oct. 22-25. Hosts Nellie and Emory Ambrose and Mary and James Dugdale invited the...
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11/26/2014
Performance enhancement and injury prevention will be among the topics David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the...
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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...