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D.A.R.T. has an annual event coming up. For the past 18 years, we have sponsored a conference in Ruston called “Collaboration is the Key.” It is an all-day training conference on aspects of family violence geared toward law enforcement, judges, attorneys, counselors, court personnel, teachers, clergy, advocates and others who are involved in family violence issues. When I sat down to write about the conference, I looked up the word “collaboration.” The best definition I found was “two or more people or organizations working together to achieve a shared goal.” I realized this was the...

Lifestyles

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06/07/2018
The kitchen crew of First Baptist Church in Dubach was recently treated to a catered cook-out at the home of Ruth Barfield. From left to right is Barfield, Glenda Sue Fuller, Faye Madden, Marilyn...
06/07/2018
Pierian Club The Pierian Club met in March in the home of Kathey Roane. Sharon Thomas presented the monthly program on Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, mother of President Andrew Jackson.  She was born...
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06/06/2018
This is one of five cur mix puppies at 4 Paws Rescue that are ready for their forever homes. They are up-to-date on shots, wormed and come with a spay/neuter certificate that pays the entire cost...
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06/06/2018
One of Ruston artist Hooshang Khorasani’s horse paintings is being exhibited at the New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association’s eighth biennial national juried show and sale, “Art of the Horse,” which...
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06/06/2018
Mental illnesses are medical/brain disorders that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others, or daily functioning. Mental illness can strike anyone. According to the...
06/02/2018
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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06/02/2018
Ruston artist Julie Crews hosted an opening reception for her show “Getting There” Thursday night at Artspace in Shreveport. Her solo show features scenes from Lincoln Parish. She is seen above...
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06/01/2018
The NCLAC office is making final preparations for this year’s Peach Art Exhibit that will hang on the walls of Ruston’s City Hall. This will be our 31st annual fine art show held during the Louisiana...
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05/31/2018
Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Ruston Lincoln Visitors Bureau recently sponsored a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Cabin No. 9 at Camp Alabama, host property of MedCamps. Members of...
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05/31/2018
As you have read in my columns before, many children are facing an uncertain future due to adverse childhood experiences. A national study sponsored by the United States Center for Disease Control...