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DEAR ABBY: My husband has less and less interest in me. It started with the last presidential election. Since then, I have cut way back on politics because he doesn’t want to hear any of it. Being an activist on several fronts, including politics and other areas, this is a big, emotional part of who I am. I get so upset by his silences that I stop talking to him completely. I’m spent from feeling so lonely, so unworthy of love, helpless, hopeless and powerless. I can’t take this much longer. He says he wants to be with me, and he has just started private therapy. I, too, am in therapy. I was...

Lifestyles

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08/09/2018
Anna-Katherine Thompson, daughter of Donna K. Thompson, of Ruston, was crowned Miss Spirit of the Ouachita’s Outstanding Teen 2019 on Aug. 4 at the West Monroe Convention Center. Anna-Katherine is a...
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08/08/2018
Mason Andrews is currently on the ground in Dubai, with his next scheduled stop is Sri Lanka. Follow his journey in the Leader and his Facebook page — Mason’s MedCamps Mission.
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08/08/2018
A week-long mix of conference and summer enrichment camp in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is preparing early childhood educators to be more effective through integrated learning...
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08/08/2018
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently named Victoria Sexton to serve as the S.A.I.L. program manager. Sexton is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, and moved to Ruston, in 2014. She graduated...
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08/02/2018
James Lowther, a retired Louisiana Tech University engineering professor, recently spoke to the assembly of Lions at the Fifth Tuesday Conference. Lowther shared with the group some of his...
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08/02/2018
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Ruston has called a new pastor. The Rev. Paul Watts’ first sermon will be Sunday. He comes to Ruston from Franklinton, where he pastored First Baptist Church for the past...
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08/02/2018
What a July we have had in the children’s program at the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. Through the month, our kids were guests at Lincoln Parish Park for a swim date, we had a “Wet ‘n Wild” day...
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08/01/2018
Founded by the Farmerville Jaycees in 1963, the Louisiana Watermelon Festival is held in Farmerville annually the last weekend in July. The Watermelon Festival is celebrated each year as a way of...
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08/01/2018
On Monday, Mason Andrews landed in Northern France before making the short jump to Paris. In his own words: “The first act of the MedCamps mission has landed, the first of three oceans traversed....
08/01/2018
DEAR ABBY: A number of years ago, it came out that my brother-in-law had raped and molested his two daughters and two granddaughters. It tore our family apart. Although my sister said she intended...