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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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05/22/2015
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. May 5 at Trinity United Methodist Church with eight members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR...
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05/21/2015
Donor JV Jones is the winner of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s second Early Bird Drawing for the Keep the Arts Afloat campaign. He won a gift package of dessert certificates for eateries...
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05/21/2015
Kourtney Keim, assistant to Rsuton Mayor Ronny Walker, spoke to the Ruston Kiwanis Club about the state of the city.
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05/21/2015
Pat and Joe Dickson invited the Caney Lake Good Sammers to come on over to Lincoln Parish Park for the April 22-25 campout in Ruston.  It is one of the prettiest places the campers go.  Those who...
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05/20/2015
The unveiling of a service project in the Louisiana Tech University campus is slated to showcase senior art students’ work in George T. Madison Hall. Associate professor Nick Bustamante’s senior...
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05/20/2015
Twenty-two area cattle producers and industry professionals recently graduated from the Louisiana Master Cattleman Course held in Farmerville. The Louisiana Master Cattleman Program is a commodity...
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05/19/2015
Citizens of Grambling participated in the first Grambling Day at the Capitol. Citizens met their state legislators and were recognized on the House and Senate floors. Pictured, from left to right are...
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05/18/2015
BATON ROUGE– The Louisiana Rural Caucus has announced the election and appointment of officers for the 2015-2016 year, and has appointed Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston. As chairman, Rep. Jack Montoucet,...
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05/18/2015
This is Scooch. She is a special-needs Lab. She had a broken pelvis and rib when she came to 4 Paws. She is expected to make a full recovery and is doing well. She needs a special family. Come see...
05/16/2015
The “hands-on education” that has become synonymous with Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science and its focus on solving real-world problems was on full display last week...