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The desire to improve efficiency of care and offer more individualized attention to patients who don’t have a local doctor has led Ruston’s Northern Louisiana Medical Center to join the growing list of hospitals using hospitalists. Hospitalists are hospital-based physicians who oversee the care of another physician’s hospitalized patients, but don’t care for private patients of their own. The hospitalist directs inpatient care, in effect, becoming the attending physician. After discharge, they are referred back to their primary doctor. Proponents say use of hospitalists increases the time...

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05/15/2014
Local members of the North Central chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education are celebrating Armed Forces Day by holding a Dice Run to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration for...
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05/15/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award winning musical “The Sound of Music” will be at The Dixie Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday and 6:30 p....
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05/15/2014
Top left: Cedar Creek geometry teacher Marilyn Hyams, left, Buddy Ball representative Edwin Davis and Cedar Creek Head of School Andrew Yepson. Top right: Winners of the Cedar Creek Quilt Project to...
05/15/2014
• Cedar Creek recently inducted its newest members into its National Junior Honor Society recently. More than just an honor roll, NJHS recognizes outstanding middle level students. They also serve to...
05/15/2014
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05/14/2014
There were many items discussed during committee meetings and the regular session held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday. The Public Property and Buildings Committee met first at 5:45 p.m. to...
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05/14/2014
According to the Ruston Fire Department an 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 20 at approximately 1:35 a.m. today. Eric Brazzel, RFD public education officer, said RFD/EMS responded with one...
05/14/2014
The Louisiana House is expected to debate a bill on Thursday that, if approved, could be the next step in a long-talked about project of piping water from Lake D’Arbonne to Ruston and Farmerville as...
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05/13/2014
Memorial Day is approaching and president of Pafford Emergency Medical Services Greg Pafford understands the importance of honoring United States veterans, which is why, two weeks ago, he set up a...
05/13/2014
Residents in Lincoln Parish may need to check their voting precincts in the coming weeks as the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will be reestablishing the precincts for each election district and...