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Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant sense of support and community. For many individuals and families, faith plays a significant role in their recovery experience. Churches, temples, mosques and faith communities reach 70 percent of the American population each month. In the United States, clergy outnumber psychiatrists by nearly 10 to 1 and are more equitably distributed geographically than health professionals. Many studies...

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04/03/2015
Jerry White, manger of Tractor Supply Company, right and Michael Johnson, director of Ruston Teen Challenge, left, are shown with the new tools donated to the Ruston Teen Challenge by Tractor Supply...
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04/02/2015
The Grambling Graduate Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. recently honored retired Grambling State University professors Mary Flournoy, home economics, and Inez Harris, biology. Flournoy and...
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04/01/2015
Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, visited the White House on Monday, and was on-hand as President Barack...
04/01/2015
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camps are back for 2015. For more than 20 years, NCLAC has offered art camps for students enrolled in first through sixth grades. These five-...
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04/01/2015
Ruston’s Zeta Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha has announced local individual awards and statewide chapter awards received during the past year and also its current slate of officers. The...
04/01/2015
The March Pierian meeting was held at Vickie Benefield’s home with hostesses Mary Alice Moore and Gaye Ross. Refreshments were Italian Cream Cake with Houmas House scones with pecan butter, brought...
03/31/2015
The ninth annual Senior Citizens Expo event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 17 at the Ruston Civic Center. Cost is free to senior citizens. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone and Deputy...
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03/31/2015
Carmen Bishop, left, was the winner of the American Girl Doll drawn at Timeless Traditions on March 14. The event was sponsored by Quota International of Ruston. Carmen won Grace, the American Girl...
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03/30/2015
Meet Hub cap. He is up-to-date on shots and is a playful guy! He is a medium size pup looking for his furever home. Hub cap has been through a lot but has a wonderful disposition! He has a cute...
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03/28/2015
Louisiana Tech University kinesiology faculty Jean Chen, Ali Brian and C. Smiley Reeves were invited to present research posters at last week’s 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators America’s...