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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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02/14/2015
Louisiana Tech University held its annual Spring Career Day recently, with more than 100 employers gathering in the Student Center looking for interns and full-time employees from the university, and...
02/14/2015
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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02/14/2015
I hope you all had a great Valentine’s celebration. Some people don’t pay much attention to this date, but I love it. It isn’t just for children, you know. It’s a forerunner of spring when young...
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02/14/2015
Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron Chapter, has donated $500 to MDA ArkLaMiss in honor of the Louisiana Tech University Kappa Alpha Fraternity in appreciation for their help in fundraising at the Ruston...
02/14/2015
As February is Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University historians are joining forces with the Lincoln Parish Library to present “Hidden Histories: The Black Towns Project,” a lecture by Rhonda...
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02/14/2015
A seven-week exhibit of Clementine Hunter paintings will begin Tuesday in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. Tom Whitehead, co-author of two Hunter biographies, will kick off the...
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02/13/2015
Last week’s 16th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction were both a success. The fundraiser was a collaborative effort made by the nonprofits housed in the Dixie Center for...
02/11/2015
Grambling State University is doing its part to make the planet a little greener, replacing one trash bin at a time in a new campuswide recycling initiative. GSU will be the home of 12 recycling...
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02/11/2015
The James Huey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded their poster contest winner, Zachary Moller, son of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Moller, of Ruston, $50 and a certificate on Jan. 27. ...
02/11/2015
Residents living in and around the Ruston area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line...