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October 3rd, 2014

RCT to present ‘Til Beth Do Us Part’

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Ruston Community Theatre’s next production is a two-act comedic play titled “’Til Beth Do Us Part,” a Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy. The play is sponsored by Northwood Medical Center and opens Oct. 9 at The Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston. The director is Satish Bharadvaj.
“’Til Beth Do Us Part” is a comedy play.

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NAMI tackles mental illness

In observation of National Mental Illness Awareness Week, the local chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness will host a discussion on depression and anxiety this weekend.
Dr. Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, will speak at the meeting set from 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday in the Lincoln Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library.
Fitz-Gerald explained in an interview that depression and anxiety are very serious matters that sometimes lead to suicidal ideation.

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La. VA hospitals substandard

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It’s no secret that I hold our military very close to my heart. From my husband, numerous cousins, aunts and uncles — you name the family member I’m willing to bet I have one who has served our country, too.
But when my husband showed me an article from Fox News the other night about how the Louisiana Veterans Affairs hospital in Shreveport lacks pajamas and sheets, but spends millions on new furniture, TVs and solar, I was appalled.

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Mayor grateful for citizens’ synergy

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On behalf of our city, I should like to thank our citizens and our downtown business community for their patience and understanding during our “revitalization” effort to restore and preserve Ruston’s historic downtown.
While the city is not finished with this effort, the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel is finally shining much brighter and reveals and vibrant and resourceful host of shopping and dining venues with the prospect of even more in the future.

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October 2nd

Firefighters reach out

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October marks the beginning of Fire Prevention Month and 50 Cedar Creek kindergarten students came to the Ruston Fire Department to learn about fire safety and to tour the fire station on Wednesday. Throughout the month, many of the elementary schools in Lincoln Parish will receive fire safety education from the RFD. Hillcrest, Glen View, Louisiana Tech Early Childhood Development, Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Trinity United Methodist Church Preschool, Emmanuel Baptist Church Preschool, Temple Baptist Church Preschool and others will all receive instruction.

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Cold front to bring rain, winds

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With strong to severe thunderstorms predicted, Lincoln Parish Director of Homeland Security Kip Franklin said residents need to stay informed and tuned into weather stations through tonight and Friday morning.
“I think we’re looking at a chance of some damaging straight-line winds,” Franklin said.

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NAMI to discuss depression, anxiety

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When someone begins to feel they’re better off dead, or their worries start to get in the way of normal life, that’s when it’s time to get help, Dr. Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald said.

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Meth found in man’s pants

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A Lincoln Parish resident was arrested after law enforcement officers located suspected methamphetamine near his genitals.
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested Tony Deland Eley, 44, of 1239 Oilfield Road, Dubach, and Harold Lynn Gardner, 45, of 209 Woodhaven Drive, at around 11 a.m. Wednesday.
According to the arrest affidavit, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge Charger traveling eastbound on Interstate 20 for illegal lane usage.

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Rifle range opens today

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Hunters and gun enthusiasts alike will have the opportunity to sight in their weapons this month.
Deputy Sheriff Tommy Doss, organizer, said this is the fifth year the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has opened the rifle range for residents.
“We have about 300ish people come out,” Doss said. “I’ve seen everything from deer rifles to AKs and ARs to 22s. Anyone can bring any type of gun out there to sight in.”
Doss said the range was first opened because community members needed a place to shoot.

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Cedar Creek Homecoming court set

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Cedar Creek School announces its 2014 Homecoming Court. They are, left to right, front row, Lauren Wade, Bess Ewing, Queen Lexi Oliver, Rachel Pardue, Ann-Marie Kimble and Anne-Marie Fortenberry. Standing with the court are senior football players: (first row, from left) Jordan Riggs, Garrett Granger, Austin Pike and Chance Chestnut; (second row, from left) Jacob Brown, Micheal Gallagher, Johnny Maxwell, John Brook and Sam Weeks; (third row, from left) Wes Gresham and Zack Pickett. The court will be presented during halftime at the homecoming game Friday at Cougar Stadium.

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