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After reading an article on Facebook about social alienation, I want to address that subject along with the subject of bullying. Here are some statistics according to “Just Say YES” /Youth Equipped to Succeed’s website: National Statistics • 15 percent of all school absences are directly related to fears of being bullied. • 20 percent of students report having been victims of physical bullying. • 6 out of 10 teens report witnessing bullying at least once a day. • 282,000 students are reportedly attacked in high school each month. • 60 percent of middle school students say they have been...

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01/25/2016
Beth Hegab, lecturer of industrial engineering and program coordinator for engineering and technology management at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2016 Engineering Faculty...
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01/23/2016
Meet Squirrel. He is up-to-date on shots. He is a male lab mix that should be a medium-sized pup. Squirrel is playful and great with kids. Come see him at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road in...
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01/23/2016
Ruston resident Kathryn May Jenkins marked her 100th birthday Jan. 9 with a celebration at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston hosted by her children, Kathryn Jenkins Caldwell, Doug Jenkins and Carolyn...
01/23/2016
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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01/22/2016
There’s still a little time to get your tickets for next weekend’s Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball. Have you been on the fence about going? This is the party of the year at the Ruston Civic Center....
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01/22/2016
Super 1 Foods recently held a Spirit of Christmas food drive for Christian Community Action’s food pantry and donated 2,869 food items. In addition, they raised $1,396. Store Manager Chris Turner (...
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01/21/2016
The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners announce this year’s recipients of NWLAMG Community Grants. NWLAMG awards grants to organizations and municipalities that support beautification and...
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01/21/2016
Rayna is a sweet German Shepherd that gets along well with other dogs, but will need room to run and play. If interested in adopting Rayna, call 251-8640.
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01/20/2016
The Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers went to the home of Sedonia Givens of Grambling on Jan. 16. Givens is 96 years old and in good health. The visit by the youth group was done in order to convey to...
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01/20/2016
The Littera Club met Jan. 6 in the Community Room of Origin Bank. The 20 members attending visited as the hostesses served coconut cake. President Teri Fulton thanked Hostesses Edith Hawkins,...