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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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05/27/2015
“People stood united to protect this place. And officials paid attention,” said Dolores Blalock, a communications professor from California State University, who now lives on her family farm in...
05/27/2015
Don Schillinger, the Chase Bank Endowed Associate Professor and interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, will assume permanent leadership of the College as the new dean,...
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05/26/2015
Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, accepts a Claiborne Electric Operation Round Up grant from ORU Chairman Bob Bond and Claiborne Electric General Manager...
05/23/2015
Sweet Adelines International is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 Region 10 competition. Out of 14 competing choruses, The Woodlands Show Chorus, directed by Betty Clipman, took home top...
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05/23/2015
2014 Princess Peach Emmersyn Nations will help with the 2015 Princess Peach Pageant set for 10 a.m. June 13 at the Dixie Theatre for Arts. Applications can be picked up at Chamber of Commerce,...
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05/23/2015
Jed Dance, center, presents Landon Penser, left, and Tim Alsup with their winning gift certificate at the fifth annual Darts for DART Tournament.  Kappa Sigma fraternity raised over $400 for DART at...
05/23/2015
Twenty-Nine of the most beautiful, talented and intelligent teens in the state will make their way to Monroe on Wednesday to compete in the  2015 Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen Pageant.  “We are...
05/23/2015
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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05/22/2015
A recent guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club was Jim Tuten the Warden of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Tuten told the group of some of the challenges and expectations of...
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05/22/2015
Area residents have contributed more than $10,500 for earthquake relief in Nepal through a fundraising effort conducted by Nepali students at Louisiana Tech University. The money was donated to the...