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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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03/23/2016
Meet Gamma. She is a sweet and docile Welsh Corgi mix. Gamma is seemingly great with other pets, people and is also potty trained. She is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a family. Come see her...
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03/23/2016
Lincoln Parish District Attorney John Belton was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Belton presented his 2015 Annual Report to the group. The report cited some of what has been...
03/23/2016
For more than 25 years, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has been providing summer art camps for young children, working with older students to supplement the arts in our regional schools and...
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03/22/2016
What a view — placid pond, ducks floating, greenery beginning to spout. Is it some special park? No. It’s the scene from the back picture windows of Linda and Dan Evan’s home where they have...
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03/21/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in...
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03/21/2016
Last week’s record rainfall, flooding and school closures almost caused Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard to cancel the organization’s annual fundraising banquet. Richard decided to go forward...
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03/20/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing was named the 2016 Nursing School of the Year-Undergraduate Degree Program by the Louisiana Nursing Foundation during its Nightingale Awards Gala held...
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03/20/2016
The Saint Rest Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Bishop Simmons Pastor, far right, and wife Sis. Wanda Simmons recently presented its first Youth Round-Up. The theme was “Raising Giants: Intellectual —...
03/20/2016
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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03/18/2016
The local March of Dimes chapter and Louisiana Tech University Athletics have partnered for eight years to host the annual Diaper Derby at a basketball game. The event was recently held at half-...