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Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant sense of support and community. For many individuals and families, faith plays a significant role in their recovery experience. Churches, temples, mosques and faith communities reach 70 percent of the American population each month. In the United States, clergy outnumber psychiatrists by nearly 10 to 1 and are more equitably distributed geographically than health professionals. Many studies...

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09/24/2016
The Ruston architectural firm of Studio Brooks + Emory won two awards in the prestigious American Institute of Architects Louisiana Chapter Design Competition — the sought-after Members’ Choice Award...
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09/24/2016
Meet Sofia! She is the part of the 4 Paws Senior September. Even though Sofia is not a Senior she is a Senior resident at the shelter. There is a half price adoption fee of $42.50. She is up-to-date...
09/24/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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09/23/2016
Garden selected by Ruston Garden Club for September garden of the month is that of Peggy Grau, Homer St., Ruston. This is a traditional cottage garden with many flowers such as zinnias, cockscomb...
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09/23/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is excited to announce Donald Cried as the next film in our 2016-17 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. The film will be shown on at 7 p.m. on...
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09/21/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council recently announced “Donald Cried” as the next film in its 2016-17 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, screening at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Dixie...
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09/21/2016
09/20/2016
Littera Club The Littera opened its 2016-17 club year Sept. 7, in the Community Room at Origin Bank with Ruth Wall, Gloria Gullatt and Joan Gordon serving as co-hostesses. The fall decorations and...
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09/20/2016
Caney Lake Good Sams Club Come, get out of the sizzling heat of August and join hosts Nancy and Hubert Tolman at the cool Thomas Linge Community Center in Oakgrove for the Caney Lake Good Sams Club...
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09/19/2016
As the school year begins, I have been reviewing information about dating violence. There are many stories of young girls in high school, with a boyfriend who does not want them to do anything with...