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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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08/22/2016
The Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce recently bagged and delivered for victims of the south Louisiana flood to Cook Baptist Church. The church has been sending trailers to Fellowship Church in...
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08/22/2016
The Pavilion RV Park in West Monroe was the destination for the July 20-23, 2016 campout for the Cane Lake Good Sams Club. Hosts Mary and James Dugdale invited the campers to bring their sack...
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08/20/2016
Meet Fabio. He is an intact male, approximately 1-2 years old, who was found wandering the streets of Ruston. He is one of the sweetest, gentlest dogs we’ve ever had at 4 Paws Rescue. He loves all...
08/20/2016
The University at Albany congratulates the more than 2,800 students who graduated recently. One of these students is a native of Lincoln Parish. Erik Lantz, of Ruston, graduated with a degree in...
08/20/2016
The LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Allied Health recently graduated 72 students. As evident through past years,100 percent of these students will have jobs upon graduation or within...
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08/20/2016
Roy Finch, with the Northern Louisiana Medical Center, addressed the Ruston Lions Club’s Tuesday noon meeting. Finch presented information regarding the current as well as future improvements to be...
08/20/2016
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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08/19/2016
David Abernathy with Rolling Hills Ministry recently spoke at the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. He spoke of the growth and expansion of disaster relief as well as current and future...
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08/18/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to announce an exhibit of work by painter Molly Butler at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Butler, winner of Best in Show at this year’s Peach Art...
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08/18/2016
Quota of Ruston President Lynn Hutchinson, was selected to represent the United States by serving as the USA flag bearer at the Quota International convention in Brisbane, Australia. The convention...