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In these trying times, you may be seeking a mental health service or care provider. Know what type of treatment or care you need, and then you will know what type of service or which provider to search for. Listed below are crisis helplines and other local emergency numbers, and local mental health and other complementary service providers. Crisis Helplines • Police (who will contact the Crisis Intervention Team, if needed) and Emergency (fire, police and ambulance) 911 or check local listing. • Behavioral Health Clinic Hotline — (800) 256-2522. • Coroner’s Office — 251-8801/251-3774. •...

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10/03/2014
Multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host an evening of music, laughter and encouragement at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Monroe Civic Center,  featuring the world class talent of the Gaither Vocal...
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10/03/2014
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston welcomed its incoming provisional class for the 2014-15 year with a Pearl Reception hosted by Life Members Elizabeth Turnley, Gwen Barron, Jeanne VanBenthuysen, Stacy Denny...
10/03/2014
The 22nd annual Letters About Literature contest, a national reading and writing competition for students sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress in association with its...
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10/03/2014
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is a two-act comedic play titled “’Til Beth Do Us Part,” a Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and opens Oct. 9 at...
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10/01/2014
The Ruston High School Class of 1951 held a reunion at Lincoln Parish Park on Sept. 19. Class members present were, left to right, back row: Elvin Larance, James Frazier, Willis “Jimmy” Colvin, Don...
10/01/2014
Enjoy crafting and want to make some extra money this Christmas season? Looking for ways to engage more shoppers at a craft booth? Wanting to put that homemade business online but don’t know how to...
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09/29/2014
The delicious cool of mornings lately has strangers smiling at stop lights and children skipping into school. The annual arrival of fall restores our senses, infusing us with brisk energy after the...
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09/26/2014
Local and state dignitaries have worked to make Ruston resident Mary McCorkle’s 102nd birthday a day to remember. This week, Mayor Dan Hollingsworth declared today as “Mary Hammons McCorkle Day,” in...
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09/26/2014
The Floyd L. Sandle Theatre Company of Grambling State University will open its 76th production year with Michael Cristofer’s “The Shadow Box,” directed by myself. The production will focus on how...
09/25/2014
Teens are invited to feel the power of the force at 4 p.m. Oct. 11. In partnership with Random House, Penguin Publishing and DK, the library will celebrate National “Star Wars” Reads Day in the...