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May is Mental Health Month. It is a special opportunity to spread awareness and come together to provide support and strength to the 1 in 5 people affected by mental illness and their families. Let our community continue to learn the facts, support these persons and their families, and advocate for comprehensive, effective services each and every month. Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Friends, co-workers, significant others, and even a member of your family — anyone can struggle with a mental health condition. Often they struggle in...

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05/23/2014
BATON ROUGE — Seventy-five years ago, on July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered what is now known as sports’ most famous speech. Suffering from the symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he...
05/22/2014
The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University recently held its annual Senior Projects Conference featuring presentations by 260 seniors, majoring in a variety of engineering...
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05/21/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to announce the receipt of an Entergy grant to aid in its Summer Arts Camps. NCLAC received the grant to assist with supply costs for its annual...
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05/21/2014
Lions Club (Pictured above) Krystal Guillory, teacher of blind students for Lincoln Parish Schools, was a recent guest at the Ruston Lions Club noon luncheon.  Ms. Guillory is responsible for...
05/21/2014
On Saturday, The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers in conjunction with Lake Claiborne State Park will hold A Family Fun Memorial Day in the Park. Activities begin at 10 a.m. with Dutch oven cooking and...
05/20/2014
Eight students. Three games. One opportunity to play them all. Students enrolled in Jerry Berg’s game design class at Louisiana Tech University will offer Tech and Ruston community members a chance...
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05/19/2014
The Contractors Educational Trust Fund has donated $200,000 to Louisiana Tech University to establish a professional-in-residence position in Tech’s construction engineering technology (CET) program...
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05/17/2014
GRAMBLING — A Grambling State University senior with characteristics of an overachiever set exceptional academic goals in hopes of pursuing his dreams after graduation. Though the journey was...
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05/16/2014
Spring flowers led the way through a wooded area to the beautiful home of Mary Ayres. She invited members into the Easter decorated great room. Co-hostesses, Carol Young, Beverly Sherman and Virginia...
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05/16/2014
Louisiana Tech University has received a generous gift of more than $168,000 from the ExxonMobil Foundation, as a part of its 2013 Educational Matching Program, to advance the Foundation’s efforts to...