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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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05/10/2014
Lincoln Parish residents can properly dispose of paint, poisons, old computers and a long list of other items on Saturday during the annual Household Hazardous Material Collection Day at the North...
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05/10/2014
Approximately 100 Lincoln Parish fire, police, and emergency medical personnel gathered for Bank of Ruston’s fifth annual First Responders Day on Friday. Those in attendance enjoyed hamburgers and...
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05/10/2014
Go-Green! Go-Green! Go-Green!
05/10/2014
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up its year-long “READ. LEARN. SUCCEED.” initiative within Lincoln Parish.  The early grades reading program partnered two community volunteers...
05/10/2014
A Girls Volleyball Skills Camp will be held at Ruston High School June 9-12, 2014. Sessions for girls entering grades 3-7 will be held from 9-11 AM, and session for those in grades 8-11 from 1-3 PM...
05/10/2014
Members of the community are encouraged to attend the Celebration of Champions at 5 p.m. May 12 in the Ruston Civic Center. The incoln Parish School District will recognize students and faculty...
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05/10/2014
Ruston’s Rotary Club recently wrapped up its 2013-14 Student of the Year program by presenting its annual scholarship awards. According to Scholarship Program Coordinator Diane Hunter, criteria for...
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05/10/2014
Phillip Ellis, of Bernice ,received an award from Mississippi College School of Law during its annual Law Day ceremony. Ellis was the recipient of the Frisby Griffing Marble Scholarship, given...
05/10/2014
The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the results of a survey of 25,000 students who took the PARCC test in April, showing students overwhelmingly prefer taking the computer-based...
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05/10/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s new eco-marathon car “Diesel Dawg” earned first place honors for vehicle design and third place for best diesel fuel mileage in the Urban Concept category of the 2014...