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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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10/03/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, Inc., has once again brought home national honors in the society’s annual Best Chapter competition. According...
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10/03/2016
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been busy planning for events all over our community. In my kickoff column for this very meaningful...
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10/01/2016
Cynthia Cespira, District 6190 Governor, presents the Banner of Rotary International to local club member Tom Garza. Cespira spoke to the club about changes in the district, goals of the district and...
10/01/2016
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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09/30/2016
Oct. 8 is the Ruston Makers Fair. Organized by Joshua Mitchell, this year’s event will be held at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station — inside, outside and in the parking lot. Ruston Makers Fair is a...
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09/28/2016
The Rotary Club of Ruston welcomes its newest member Bradford Scroggins, the director of sales and marketing of the Fairfield Inn and Suites. Pictured with Scroggins, left, is Rotarian Bill Elmore.
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09/28/2016
Because mental health issues affect so many aspects of life, people who live with them may need many services, such as help with social skills, personal care, employment, housing, finances, education...
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09/26/2016
Choudrant recently had a clean up day as a part of their Saturday in the Park event. Volunteers were assigned a cleanup area and, once completed, would exchange the safety vest for an event T-shirt...
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09/26/2016
If you look up “pumpkin” in the Oxford English Dictionary, it will tell you that it is “a large rounded yellow-orange fruit with a thick rind, edible flesh, and many seeds.” But if you are from...
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09/24/2016
The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will sponsor an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion on the interpretation and presentation of America’s...