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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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07/07/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced the winners of the 28th Annual Peach Art Exhibit. For the Youth 6 and under category, Honorable Mentions go to “Peach Watercolor” by Blakely...
07/06/2015
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home announces 63 employees have completed the organization’s 2014-2015 Staff Leadership Program.
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07/04/2015
Residents of Lincoln Parish along with family and friends held their first Peach Dessert Cooking Contest at the Arbor and Terrace. A special thank you to the guests’ and all who participated. Judges...
07/04/2015
“Our first duty is to the children of our own community … if we are to build a better America tomorrow it is with the children on our doorsteps today,” the motto ot he Junior Auxiliary.
07/04/2015
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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07/03/2015
Recently, the LSU AgCenter with the support of the Lincoln Health Foundation and Louisiana Tech University offered a school garden training for teachers and Master Gardeners. 12 participants attended...
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07/03/2015
Ruston High School graduate Kailee Rivera, center, was recently selected as the recipient of the second annual Tom and Cathi Cox-Boniol New Tech Scholarship. Pictured with Rivera is Tom Boniol, left...
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07/02/2015
AT&T donated $50,000 worth of scholarships to the Grambling University Foundation to fund areas in science, technology, engineering and math Wednesday. The scholarships will be awarded to 23...
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07/02/2015
The LSU AgCenter and Trinity United Methodist Church sponsored a three-day Kids in the Kitchen workshop. The first day speaker, Eric Brazzel, public education officer with Ruston Fire Department,...
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07/01/2015
In the top photo, the Ruston Lions Club recently installed new officers who will officially begin the new year today. Pictured from left to right and seated, are Jerry Johnson, president; Otis Gilley...