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Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a two-part series about veterans. Understanding and supporting the mental health needs of our veterans is a great way to reach out and thank them for their service. Find tangible ways to get involved not just on Veterans Day but every day. If you are concerned about a friend or colleague, one of the most important things that you can do is to ask how they are doing and to listen without judgement. The symptoms of a mental health condition can sometimes make individuals forget that mission success relies on staying healthy in mind as well as body....

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09/19/2017
When was the last time you sent a handwritten note? Today some people think that it’s a long forgotten art. It’s so much easier to send off a quickly written email. However, handwritten notes are...
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09/15/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced an exhibit of paintings by local artist Emily Pullin. Pullin is an art educator, teaching elementary art at Rusotn’s Cedar Creek School. She...
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09/15/2017
NCLAC is excited to announce “Pushing Dead” as the first film in our 2017-18 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Dixie Center for the...
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09/13/2017
Miss Louisiana Laryssa Bonacquisti was awarded the Preliminary Swimsuit and Talent Awards during Sunday’s Miss America pageant. Bonacquisti is former Miss Spirit of Ruston. Her double preliminary...
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09/13/2017
Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS is playing at Cedar Creek School Multipurpose Building at 6:30 p.m Thursday and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 at the door. The high-energy hour-long...
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09/13/2017
The Ruston High School Class of 1951 held its annual reunion Sept. 8 at the Lincoln Parish Park. The group enjoyed visiting with each other and reminiscing their years in school and catching up on...
09/13/2017
The interdenominational women’s Bible Study Fellowship class that has its base in Monroe and a satellite group in Ruston is beginning its 2017-2018 study of Romans. Multiple changes are occurring in...
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09/12/2017
Rebecca McNeill has received two accolades from Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines. McNeill, of Winnfield, has been named assistant director for sound and musical expression, and she was...
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09/12/2017
The Sandlin home on Biltmore Street is the Ruston Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for September. The welcoming, well kept garden features Mexican heather, Mexican petunia, Tradescantia pallida and...
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09/12/2017
When I look at a huge plant where I work, I am reminded that all living things need love and care. When I started there, it was a few twigs about 3 feet tall, hardly noticeable even though the staff...