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Parents of high school stedents are constantly concerned about grades, friends, drugs and teenage pregnancy. But few are armed with the knowledge that one in every three girls is being abused (emotionally, verbally or physically) by their boyfriend. In fact, one in every 10 high schoolers (both boys and girls polled) report that they have been hit, slapped or physically hurt by their dating partner. Across the nation, 1.5 million high school students report being physically hurt by their dating partner each year. But there is a new threat of abuse in the teen dating scene: Cyberstalking. A...

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01/04/2018
Ruston Community Theatre has cast its next show “Murder’s Bad, But Monday Can Kill You!,” a murder-mystery comedy play by Pat Cook. The play will be directed by Mary Watkins and sponsored by Graham...
01/03/2018
Lincoln Parish residents had no shortage of entertainment in 2017. The first Railroad Festival was held in Railroad Park, and the Russian Ballet stopped by Louisiana Tech University to host a...
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01/03/2018
During this season of peace, joy and giving, the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Louisiana, and NAMI Ruston thank you for helping us create a country where all people affected by mental...
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01/02/2018
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha service group has announced recent individual awards and statewide chapter honors. The organization is best known for its work with the region’s...
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01/02/2018
Yea! We’ve made it to 2018. Happy New Year to all. This is going to be a great year. We have to go into it with pure optimism and hope. Long ago I decided that I don’t like the word “resolutions” so...
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12/28/2017
The Ruston Rotary Club announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Dec. 13 luncheon and was...
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12/27/2017
Recently, Sandra Carter was the guest speaker at the 31st Annual Christmas Celebration of the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Ruston. Carter’s presentation was entitled, “Stroke, The Silent...
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12/26/2017
I started this article talking about Christmas ornaments, but I am feeling a little more reverent and am reminded once again about the reason for the season. To see the churches decorated, glowing...
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12/23/2017
Ed and Jane Shell will be celebrating 60 years of marriage on Dec. 26, 2017. The wedding ceremony took place at Grace Methodist Church officiated by the Rev. Henry C. Blount. Their wedding party were...
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12/23/2017
Courtenay Simmons and Matthew Glover Herndon were united in holy matrimony at 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev....