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Although schizophrenia is often feared and misunderstood, it is a treatable medical condition. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18. It affects men and women with equal frequency. The symptoms, strengths and course of the illness are unique for each person. People living with schizophrenia have talents, goals and feelings just like anyone else. But, if left untreated, their illness can have a profoundly negative effect on their lives, their families and their communities. Some people say the illness feels like a dream, but it is...

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01/31/2015
The American Medical Informatics Association has selected Prerna Dua, associate professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, to feature nationally as part...
01/31/2015
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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01/30/2015
Dorothea Lange took the photograph “Migrant Mother “(1936) that still personifies the Great Depression in America’s visual memory. The American Masters series documentary “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk...
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01/30/2015
Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers held their first gathering of 2015 on Jan. 24. About 50 people attended, cooked, enjoyed the band and visited. The theme was Mardi-Gras, and all the cookers prepared...
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01/29/2015
Briana Lee, a freshman at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the recipient of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators Scholarship. She is also the recipient of the Queen Esther Lewis scholarship...
01/28/2015
LifeHouse Ministries is offering book studies on “The Artist’s Way” and “The Shack” beginning in February. Both classes are free and open to the public. A seven-week study of Julia Cameron’s book “...
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01/28/2015
Jessica Slaughter, executive director of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council, left, said the group was grateful to receive a donation check from Bank of Ruston and local artists. She is pictured...
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01/28/2015
April C. Honaker, an instructor of English in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Literature and Language, will see two of her poems published in the coming months. “The Way She Carries Us” will be...
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01/27/2015
Water is that special liquid that makes up 75 percent of your body and covers three-fourths of Earth’s surface. Water is unique in that it is the only natural substance that is found in all three...
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01/26/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites the public to a screening of the documentary “Grab a Hunk of Lightning,” about the life and work of Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange. The...