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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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10/12/2016
For years, communities around the country have been experimenting to find the best ways to help individuals who are diagnosed with mental illness live balanced, healthy, meaningful lives. In most...
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10/11/2016
Meet Charlie. He is a 2-year-old hound mix looking for a home. Charlie is up-to-date on shots, neutered and leash trained. He loves children and fun outings in the park. Come see him at 4 Paws Rescue...
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10/10/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre recently announced the 12-member cast for its first production of the 2016-2017 season, “Tartuffe,” written by Moliere and directed by Cherrie Sciro...
10/10/2016
The Louisiana Tech University chapter of the Sigma Xi research society Chapter is launching its 2016-2017 Science Café discussion series at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Gibson’s Natural...
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10/10/2016
It is only the second week of October, and the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team is already blazing through National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have a number of our own activities planned to...
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10/07/2016
Boy meets girl and pops the question. What could possibly stand in the way of their “happily every after?” A chaotic meeting of two polar opposite families might do just that. Come see what...
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10/06/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announces the Town Showdown: a live painting event to be held at the Ruston Makers Fair on Saturday at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station. Mayors from five...
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10/05/2016
Elli’s Pumpkin Patch is open from 10 a.m. to dark at 398 Hwy. 822 in Dubach. All proceeds go to 4 Paws Animal Shelter. There will be opportunities for outdoor portraits as well. For more information...
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10/04/2016
LSU formally announced Corey Moss, a sophomore from Ruston and son of Craig Moss and Shawn Thompson Moss, selection for the 2016 Homecoming Court at an on-stage announcement during Fall Fest, held...
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10/04/2016
The Women’s Art Group of Ruston, consisting of eleven local artists, has been invited to exhibit works at the prestigious Eastern Shore Art Center in Fairhope, Alabama Oct. 7- 31. Fairhope is a...