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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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02/28/2015
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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02/27/2015
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, “To Kill A Mockingbird” opens Thursday at The Dixie Center for the Arts. The two-act dramatic play is adapted by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee’s...
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02/27/2015
Homer — The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers is holding their monthly gathering and family fun day on Saturday at Lake Claiborne State Park — Nature Center for a Sweethearts, Valentine’s and Chocolates...
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02/25/2015
Tracy Calloway, right, and Fletcher Hyacinth, left, rehearse roles as Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson for the production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” on the Dixie Center for the Arts stage set to be...
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02/25/2015
Ruston Garden Club has selected the Lincoln Parish Museum as the February Yard of the Month. The museum is located at 609 North Vienna Street.
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02/23/2015
At the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club, the club was treated to a program by one of its own,  the Rev. Perry Lassiter. Lion Lassiter told the group about some of the continuing studies...
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02/23/2015
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Luker was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Luker is one of the  deputies who, is also an instructor for the Hunter Safety Program and shared with the...
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02/21/2015
The final donation total for this year’s St. Jude Radiothon stands at $84,584. When the broadcast went off the air, $83,395 had been collected, as shown in this “final tally” check prepared the last...
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02/21/2015
Myzelle Loyd “Aunt Myzie,” celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday. She was born on Feb. 19, 1915. She celebrated 100 years at the home of Vickie Neal on Feb. 15 with nieces, nephews, great, great-...
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02/21/2015
Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, the ninth annual Earvin Ryland Youth Art Festival will display all of the art entries in the Lobby of the Community Trust Bank from Monday through Friday....