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Just a few short days until the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 15th Annual Radiothon, and we are ready. I have written before of our radiothon goal, our needs and our community partners. In today’s column, I wanted to review this year’s radiothon speakers. We are delighted to have an impressive array of community leaders, Men Standing Strong members, DART staff and board members and one strong survivor who will speak with Bob Day this year. Their interviews will be broadcast live on the Q, 94.1 FM throughout the day from Super 1 Foods in Ruston on Thursday. In addition, the lunch hour...

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A seven-week exhibit of Clementine Hunter paintings will begin Tuesday in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. Tom Whitehead, co-author of two Hunter biographies, will kick off the...
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Last week’s 16th annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and NCLAC Silent Auction were both a success. The fundraiser was a collaborative effort made by the nonprofits housed in the Dixie Center for...
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The James Huey Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded their poster contest winner, Zachary Moller, son of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Moller, of Ruston, $50 and a certificate on Jan. 27. ...
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Jon Pokorski, assistant professor of macromolecular science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, will present the fourth installment of Louisiana Tech University’s...
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I just read something that I’ve always known but never heard expressed in such a concise way. Here goes: “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting” by...
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Kim Birch, left, owner of Townsend House Gifts, presents a check to Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey. “The check includes proceeds of our Annual Pumpkin Patch for...