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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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Tammie Tucker Dunn, area coordinator for Operation Christmas Child at Fair Park Baptist church in West Monroe, displays Operation Christmas Child shoebox that will be collected across the country in...
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FARMERVILLE — On Nov. 2, local historian and columnist Thomas “Tuffy” Fields will discuss Louisiana governor and U.S. Sen. Huey P. Long and his association with Union Parish. The talk will begin at 5...
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Kris Anglin Barney shares this story about her daughter’s murder. “Back in 1996 I was in the process of leaving a very unhealthy relationship. I was divorcing my husband for mental abuse, threatening...
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DART’s 17th Annual Candlelight Vigil will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Parish Library Event Center in Ruston. Forty candles will be lit as the names of 33 women, three men and four...
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“Journalism and Politics in the Pelican State” will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Wyly Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech University campus. The event is free and open to the public, and questions from...
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Bill Davis, assistant chief of Louisiana Tech University Police, was a recent speaker at the Ruston Lions Club. Davis gave a brief synopsis of some of the security initiatives undertaken by Tech.
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10/22/2017
More than 150 students were recognized during the Summer Recognition Ceremony held recently at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches. Chirstan Bates, a sophomore from...