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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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09/18/2016
The Ruston campus of Louisiana Delta Community College recently announced a 100 percent pass rate in practical nursing students taking the National Council Licensure Examination. Performance on the...
09/18/2016
The auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Hart and Kaufman, were July 30 and Aug. 1 at The Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston. The play is...
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09/18/2016
Meet Love Bug. She is part of half-off senior September. She isn’t technically a senior, but she is a senior resident at the 4 Paws shelter. Love bug is 3 years old, up-to-date on shots and spayed....
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09/18/2016
Lindsey Gouedy, education coordinator with the Sparta Aquifer, was a recent speaker at the noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Gouedy told the group of the recent usage levels and efforts underway...
09/18/2016
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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09/16/2016
The A.E. Phillips Laboratory School choir, under the direction of Randall Boyd, sings a song to honor those who died on Sept. 11, 2001 during their remembrance ceremony held Sept. 10.
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09/16/2016
uston is in for a treat and a dose of nostalgia as the Rod Allen Payne Trio takes the stage at the Dixie Center for the Arts to honor the legendary Frank Sinatra. Sinatra, who would have celebrated...
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09/15/2016
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09/14/2016
Louisiana Tech University alumni Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson are bringing their Fabulous Equinox Orchestra back to their alma mater on Sept. 26 for an exclusive north Louisiana performance in the...
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09/14/2016
Cole Napper, talent analytics manager at Toyota North America and Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will present the 11th annual Marbury Lecture at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27 in Room 111 of Louisiana Tech’...