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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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11/18/2016
Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, holiday play “It’s A Wonderful Life,” directed by Jane Wallace and sponsored by Lynne Gnemi of Gnemi Financial Strategies, opens Dec. 1 at The Dixie Center...
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11/17/2016
Oxford University Press announced recently the appointment of Louisiana Tech University history professor Stephen Webre to serve as a senior editor of its long-term online reference project, the “...
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11/16/2016
It’s starting to be good camping weather. Joe and Mary Lanning invited the Caney Lake Good Sammers to come out to the Parish Park in October to enjoy that kind of weather. They began with a snack...
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11/14/2016
As we approach the Thanksgiving holidays, I have had time to pause and reflect on the things for which I am thankful. Having just lost a sister to pancreatic cancer, I am piercingly aware of the...
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11/13/2016
Louisiana Tech University held homecoming Saturday. Court members are back row, from left to right, Taylor Haddock, Kendra Wassels, T.J. Pittman, Hampton Roane, Madison Rushing, Hayes Barber. In the...
11/13/2016
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 15 members and four guests present. Members welcomed LSDAR State Regent Zora M...
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11/13/2016
Meet Kevin and Strech. They are two brother Bassett Hounds looking for their furever home. Both boys are up to date on shots and neutered. They love children, walks in the park, and each other of...
11/13/2016
Tim Cooley, former executive vice president of operations for molecular health and former director for health outcomes and economics at Eli Lilly, will visit Louisiana Tech University on November 14...
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11/13/2016
During the month of October, Green Clinic OB Department held a basket raffle in memory of Dawn Touchstone who lost her battle with kidney cancer earlier this year. Touchstone had worked in the OB...
11/13/2016
Jena Hollis invited the Pierian Club to her home for the October meeting. Carol Johnson was her co-hostess. They served tea sandwiches and “Lemon Loves” President Teri Fulton thanked Mmes....