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Olivia Cuthbert, a 16-year old sophomore at Cedar Creek School, is the #EverydayExcellence Award recipient for the month of August. Olivia created and manages a 501c3 non-profit organization called A Work of heART. The organization provides children and young adults with terminal illnesses an opportunity to creatively express themselves through art therapy. She was inspired to begin this organization after a close family friend lost a daughter to cancer. Olivia wanted to find a way to give the children some joy during their time in the hospital. Olivia was nominated by her high school art...

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03/24/2016
Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University...
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03/23/2016
What is National Alliance Against Mental Illness Ruston? How can we serve you? NAMI Ruston strives to improve the lives of persons who are living with a mental illness and their families. The...
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03/23/2016
Meet Gamma. She is a sweet and docile Welsh Corgi mix. Gamma is seemingly great with other pets, people and is also potty trained. She is up-to-date on shots and is looking for a family. Come see her...
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03/23/2016
Lincoln Parish District Attorney John Belton was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Belton presented his 2015 Annual Report to the group. The report cited some of what has been...
03/23/2016
For more than 25 years, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council has been providing summer art camps for young children, working with older students to supplement the arts in our regional schools and...
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03/22/2016
What a view — placid pond, ducks floating, greenery beginning to spout. Is it some special park? No. It’s the scene from the back picture windows of Linda and Dan Evan’s home where they have...
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03/21/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in...
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03/21/2016
Last week’s record rainfall, flooding and school closures almost caused Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard to cancel the organization’s annual fundraising banquet. Richard decided to go forward...
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03/20/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing was named the 2016 Nursing School of the Year-Undergraduate Degree Program by the Louisiana Nursing Foundation during its Nightingale Awards Gala held...
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03/20/2016
The Saint Rest Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Bishop Simmons Pastor, far right, and wife Sis. Wanda Simmons recently presented its first Youth Round-Up. The theme was “Raising Giants: Intellectual —...