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As the week of Thanksgiving arrives, my heart is set upon one small request recently made by DART, and the outpouring of kindness and generosity from our community in response to that need. Sometimes it may seem that our focus lies with the emergency shelter which DART operates, where families who are in danger can come to escape an abusive family member. However, there are many more people served by DART who do not require shelter. They may have moved away from the city or state where their abuser lives, or they may have a safe place to stay while they go through the other necessary...

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11/20/2017
As the week of Thanksgiving arrives, my heart is set upon one small request recently made by DART, and the outpouring of kindness and generosity from our community in response to that need....
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11/18/2017
The Northern Louisiana Medical Center recently held a luncheon at Squire Creek Country Club in appreciation of the Northern Louisiana Hospital Auxiliary for another year of continued service to the...
11/18/2017
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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11/17/2017
Eldonta Osborne, top left, executive director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana, welcomes visitors to the 20th anniversary celebration Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Top...
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11/17/2017
The first weekend of December is a special time for NCLAC with our annual Holiday Arts Tour. This is our 20th year. There will be 25 locations in downtown Ruston highlighting 38 artists, plus two...
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11/13/2017
Rick Breen’s Rapid Lube ​has donated $10 dollars from every oil change at its Ruston location from Oct. 30 through Nov. 4 to benefit relief efforts for the Paul E. Slaton Head Start in Ruston. Fire...
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11/13/2017
Editor’s note: This is the second part in a two part series of DART thanking the community. Last week I began a column in which I tried to thank literally thousands of people who stepped in to help...
11/11/2017
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at Trinity United Methodist Church with nine members present. Regent Kay Goss-Knotts opened the meeting with prayer,...
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11/10/2017
The Ruston Civic Guild met recently at the Squire Creek home of Tyrette Cowan. The guest speaker, Kay Church from Life Choices, gave an informative and inspirational talk on the ministry’s services....
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11/09/2017
Sgt. Edward “Bubba” Faile, a Ruston Police officer, was the recipient of the October #EverydayExcellence Award. “It began with a Facebook post from Reshon Ford that went viral. Ford, a three-time...