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After reading an article on Facebook about social alienation, I want to address that subject along with the subject of bullying. Here are some statistics according to “Just Say YES” /Youth Equipped to Succeed’s website: National Statistics • 15 percent of all school absences are directly related to fears of being bullied. • 20 percent of students report having been victims of physical bullying. • 6 out of 10 teens report witnessing bullying at least once a day. • 282,000 students are reportedly attacked in high school each month. • 60 percent of middle school students say they have been...

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03/26/2016
Last year, the “Hunger Games” series went out with a relative whimper when “Mockingjay – Part 2” made $50 million less than any other film in the franchise with “only” $281 million. It appeared that...
03/26/2016
Thirteen countries are represented in the newly opened exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville.
03/26/2016
Registration for Ruston Parks and Recreation’s summer programs begin April 4. They have the following events lined up for area youngsters this summer: • Hook a Kid on Golf Programs (Tee Level Clinic...
03/26/2016
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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03/25/2016
Keep the Arts Afloat is underway for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council. This is an annual campaign that raises operating support for NCLAC. For more than 25 years, NCLAC has been providing...
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03/25/2016
Quota Club of Ruston hosted their Timeless Traditions event last weekend. Moms, grandmas and daughters/granddaughters attended the event which included an American Girl movie at the Dixie Center for...
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03/24/2016
Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University...
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03/23/2016
What is National Alliance Against Mental Illness Ruston? How can we serve you? NAMI Ruston strives to improve the lives of persons who are living with a mental illness and their families. The...
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03/23/2016
Meet Gamma. She is a sweet and docile Welsh Corgi mix. Gamma is seemingly great with other pets, people and is also potty trained. She is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a family. Come see her...
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03/23/2016
Lincoln Parish District Attorney John Belton was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Belton presented his 2015 Annual Report to the group. The report cited some of what has been...