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Although schizophrenia is often feared and misunderstood, it is a treatable medical condition. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18. It affects men and women with equal frequency. People living with schizophrenia have talents, goals, and feelings just like anyone else. But, if left untreated, their illness can have a profoundly negative effect on their lives, their families, and their communities. Some people say about the illness, “It feels like a dream, but it is not, because you are not asleep. Because you are not asleep, you cannot...

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11/27/2017
The story I am about to tell you was published in a newspaper somewhere in North Louisiana a decade or two ago. I wish I could find it again for the writer was a wordsmith that kept every pointless...
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11/25/2017
The Women’s Mission Group is on the M.O.V.E. — Making Others Feel Valued and Encouraged — under the leadership of President Irene Spearman. The Mount Olive Outreach youth are working on getting...
11/25/2017
The Bank of Ruston’s annual Holiday Art Reception will held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the downtown location, 505 North Vienna St. in Ruston. The event is sponsored by the bank and by the North...
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11/22/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a two-part series about veterans. Understanding and supporting the mental health needs of our veterans is a great way to reach out and thank them for their...
11/21/2017
The Louisiana Tech University School of Design recently announced the opening of its 2017-18 Faculty Show. This exhibit consists of collaborative works and individual research projects of faculty...
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11/21/2017
Kathleen Williams Baker recently celebrated her 100th birthday at The Arbor and Terrace of Ruston. She was surrounded by her family members and many friends who came to honor and celebrate with her....
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11/21/2017
Here in Ruston we have so very much for which to be thankful. I hope you are filled with the spirit of Thanksgiving. We are blessed to have a caring mayor and all of the people who work to make...
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11/20/2017
As the week of Thanksgiving arrives, my heart is set upon one small request recently made by DART, and the outpouring of kindness and generosity from our community in response to that need....
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11/18/2017
The Northern Louisiana Medical Center recently held a luncheon at Squire Creek Country Club in appreciation of the Northern Louisiana Hospital Auxiliary for another year of continued service to the...
11/18/2017
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...