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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:12am
The Ruston Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will celebrate its 31st Anniversary and Mental Health Month on Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Ruston Civic Center. The topic for this dinner meeting will be “Promoting Positive Mental Health.” The dinner meeting is free, and all interested people are invited. A special invitation goes to caregivers; persons living with a mental illness, their families and friends; local churches; mental health and other professionals; community leaders and other residents. RSVP to Jerrilene Washington, NAMI Ruston chapter president, by...

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The Louisiana Tech University Poetry Society will present a poetry reading to announce the release of its student journal, “The Quatrain,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday in George T. Madison Hall, Room 105....
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I absolutely love this time of the year because there are so many things to celebrate. Mine really begins in September when my first child, Wesley, was born on the seventh — as was Jody Williams. We...