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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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04/24/2014
Ruston Elementary would like to give a big thank you to the Ruston High cheerleaders and football players. They came to our school and helped us get pumped up and ready for the test! The students and...
04/24/2014
Principal’s List First grade:
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04/23/2014
Hillcrest Elementary School is asking residents in the area to help them celebrate their upcoming 90th anniversary, and one way they can do this is to donate memorabilia. “Anyone in the community who...
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04/23/2014
At approximately 9:50 a.m.Tuesday, an accident occured at the 97 mile marker on Interstate 20. According to the Louisiana State Police Public Information Officer Albert Paxton, the accident involved...
04/23/2014
The Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association will be holding their annual conference from Tuesday through May 2 at the Ruston Civic Center. The 2014 LAFFIA Conference will be hosted...
04/23/2014
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will be wrapping up this year’s Adopt-A-School program with a luncheon set for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. “Each year we kick off...
04/23/2014
The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University will host banking executives from financial institutions throughout the region at its annual William D. Tindoll Banker’s Day on May 2 in the...
04/23/2014
BATON ROUGE (AP) — State wildlife and fisheries agents cited a Dubach man for alleged turkey hunting and trespassing charges in Union Parish. On Saturday, agents cited 40-year-old Anthony J. Lewis...
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04/22/2014
Hundreds of balloons were released into a clear, blue Ruston sky on Monday afternoon after the ribbon was cut by several dignitaries including Gov. Bobby Jindal and Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth at...
04/22/2014
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission will ask the board of aldermen to introduce an ordinance creating the city’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district. But Monday night’s commission...