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The desire to improve efficiency of care and offer more individualized attention to patients who don’t have a local doctor has led Ruston’s Northern Louisiana Medical Center to join the growing list of hospitals using hospitalists. Hospitalists are hospital-based physicians who oversee the care of another physician’s hospitalized patients, but don’t care for private patients of their own. The hospitalist directs inpatient care, in effect, becoming the attending physician. After discharge, they are referred back to their primary doctor. Proponents say use of hospitalists increases the time...

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05/31/2014
LEFT: Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Miss., is proud to announce that Judith Hampton, of Farmerville, recently graduated with a Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude. Hampton is the daughter of...
05/31/2014
Principal’s List Third grade: Johnathan Brantley, Atlis Britt, R J Brown, Ashlyn Cripps, Caroline Estes, Ginger Johnson, Cole Maestrini, Gisele McAllister, Semaj McDonald, Alaina Moffett, Samuel Owen...
05/31/2014
Principal’s List Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton Barber, Tasnia Bari, Baylee Brown, Joy Eddie, Grayson Hipp, Logan Johnston, Morgan Keen, Madeline Murphy, Brooklyn Nestrud, Jared...
05/31/2014
A Honor Roll Seventh grade: Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Maritsa Olguin and Tamyia Roberson. Eighth grade: Madison Griffith and Landon Wilhite. Ninth grade: Katie Durrett, Bailee Taylor and Maggie...
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05/31/2014
Cedar Creek High School students and their families recently explored France and Spain while furthering their knowledge of the countries’ cultures and languages. On this trip, they were exposed to...
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05/31/2014
New Tech @ Ruston Political Studies honors students recently hosted “Ignite Ruston” in the Ruston High School Auditorium. Under the direction of instructors Dustin Whitlock, Lane White and Susan...
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05/31/2014
U.S. Senator David Vitter recently met with students from Ruston Junior High School in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. Seventy students were visiting Washington as part of a school...
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05/31/2014
Argent Financial Group, a diversified Southern wealth and financial services firm responsible for more than $6 billion in client assets, recently expanded its Louisiana team with the addition of...
05/31/2014
Clement Industries, a manufacturer of industrial trailers, will conduct a job fair from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. June 11 at Northwest Louisiana Technical College, or NWLTC, located at 9500 Industrial...
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05/30/2014
Tim Bisping, associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics, has been named interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business, replacing James...