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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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03/23/2015
Louisiana Tech University’s Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy will host a public debate titled, “Consumer of Citizen: How Do You Choose When You Vote?,” at 10 a.m. March 26 in...
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03/21/2015
“One Day” (Author: J. Wilbur Chapman) Living, He loved me; dying, He saved me; Buried, He carried My sins far away; Rising He justified freely forever: One day He’s coming — O glorious day!
03/21/2015
Area residents have an opportunity to Keep the Arts Afloat for the coming year, plus the chance to win $5,000 and more. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to announce this annual...
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03/20/2015
Lake Claiborne State Park is hosting the Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers 2nd Annual Kids Cast Iron (3-Pot) Cook-off and Potluck Supper on March 28, and is open to the public. Registration starts at 8 a...
03/18/2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Kids in Louisiana will stand up to Big Tobacco today and the days before and after as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,...
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03/18/2015
Ruston Church of Christ is holding Ladies’ Day at church, located at 2300 W. Woodward Ave., on Saturday. Registration and refreshments will be between 9-9:30 a.m.  Those interested can pre-register  ...
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03/17/2015
With food costs on the rise, people are being told to shop in season to get the best prices on produce.   They are also being told to eat in season for best flavor.  Kristine Stone, a stay-at-home...
03/17/2015
Louisiana Tech University will host Dr. Robert Clarke, dean for research at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., as the featured speaker for the fifth installment of its New...
03/16/2015
the Presbyterian Church of Ruston in the Old Fellowship Hall. Ruth Walpole greeted members who were served delicious coconut cake. Margie Hearn’s background piano music was beautiful and gave a...
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03/16/2015
Sophie has been with 4 Paws Rescue for a while and needs a furever home. She is very calm, sweet and easy going. Those looking for a lazy couch potato Sophie is the one. She is up-to-date on shots...