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For nearly four years now, I have been writing columns about the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team for the Ruston Daily Leader. I have covered educational topics, such as stalking, dating violence and elder abuse. I have also written about events occurring in our community, such as the Christmas Angel project, our annual Radiothon, our Candlelight Vigils and our annual Collaboration is the Key training event. Almost every event I have ever written about has occurred in Lincoln Parish. Yet DART serves seven parishes, with an office and a rural advocate in each. These offices were created...

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04/01/2016
One of our biggest Dixie Center for the Arts events is right around the corner. On April 9, the 10th annual Joe Woods’ Wildwood Express Showcase will again grace the historic Dixie stage. The show...
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04/01/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science will host a discussion titled, “Building the Team: A Panel Discussion about Diversity in STEM,” at 3 p.m., Wednesday in Howard...
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03/31/2016
Bayou Homeschoolers recently held a food drive for Christian Community Action. Pictured are some of their students and CCA Director Stephanie Matthews, back row center.
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03/30/2016
Louisiana Tech University history graduate student Caroline Hymel was honored recently at the annual meeting of the Louisiana Historical Association with the 2016 Rankin Prize. Hymel, who is from...
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03/28/2016
Alpine Gamble Guest Care is a state-of-the-art facility for the elderly in our community. This resident home is phenomenal, with chandeliers and a decorated interior. Anyone would like the rich and...
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03/28/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to announce the cast for its production of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 26-30, and 2...
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03/26/2016
Meet Sir Charles. He is a handsome, big guy who is leash trained, up-to-date on shots and neutered. Sir Charles is a loving pup that has the most docile personality and needs a home. Come see him at...
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03/26/2016
Something unprecedented happened in our community several weeks ago, torrential rains and record-breaking flooding devastated many homes and businesses across Louisiana. The number of homes with...
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03/26/2016
Last year, the “Hunger Games” series went out with a relative whimper when “Mockingjay – Part 2” made $50 million less than any other film in the franchise with “only” $281 million. It appeared that...
03/26/2016
Thirteen countries are represented in the newly opened exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville.