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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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05/15/2014
Jun-Ing Ker, associate professor and program chair of industrial engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has won the 2014 Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) Faculty Advisor Recognition Award...
05/15/2014
President Elect, Teri Fulton, entertained The Littera for the final meeting of the year in her home in its beautiful country setting on Jill Loop. Her co-hostesses were Joan Gordon, Linda Jean Rolf...
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05/14/2014
David K. Mills, professor of biological sciences and biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, recently chaired a professional development symposium on social media and career development...
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05/14/2014
Members of the Pierian Club of Ruston have presented 78 years of club minutes to the Lincoln Parish Library. The eight volumes of original minutes, some of them handwritten, span 1928 through 2006....
05/14/2014
The April meeting of the Happy Gardeners Society was held in the home of Dorothy Jewell with co-hostesses Joyce Crowe and Linda Richmond. President Linda James called the meeting to order. Magdi...
05/14/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is holding an Art Supply Drive and it needs help. Every year NCLAC works hard to provide year-round opportunities for kids of all ages to participate in art-...
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05/14/2014
David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the Tech baseball team, is running for a second term as a member of the Board...
05/13/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Agriculture held its annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet recently, presenting more than $64,000 worth of scholarships to 50 continuing students and...
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05/12/2014
A horrifying domestic violence murder/suicideMay 2 in Caddo Parish has caused the DART staff to recall a tragically similar event which occurred 15 years ago within the same family.
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05/12/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s admission requirements have become increasingly selective over the past several years and becoming part of the Tech family can offer some academic challenges for even some...