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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. Sometimes it may seem that our focus lies with the emergency shelter which DART operates, where families who are in danger can come to escape an abusive family member. However, there are many more people served by DART who do not require shelter. They may have moved away from the city or state where their abuser lives, or they may have a safe place to stay while they go through the other necessary...

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03/25/2016
Keep the Arts Afloat is underway for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council. This is an annual campaign that raises operating support for NCLAC. For more than 25 years, NCLAC has been providing...
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03/25/2016
Quota Club of Ruston hosted their Timeless Traditions event last weekend. Moms, grandmas and daughters/granddaughters attended the event which included an American Girl movie at the Dixie Center for...
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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...