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DEAR ABBY: About a year ago, a good friend, “Beth,” went through a violent tragedy that destroyed her family. My husband and I own a small waterfront property, so during the months following, I took Beth away for the weekend to hopefully allow her some healing and emotional recovery. She then asked me to go again and, when I couldn’t go, asked if she could go with her friend (whom I had met but don’t know well). She asked again to go with her new boyfriend. I agreed to both of these trips, even though this is our private vacation home. We never rent it. No one has ever used it without us, not...

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09/13/2017
The Ruston High School Class of 1951 held its annual reunion Sept. 8 at the Lincoln Parish Park. The group enjoyed visiting with each other and reminiscing their years in school and catching up on...
09/13/2017
The interdenominational women’s Bible Study Fellowship class that has its base in Monroe and a satellite group in Ruston is beginning its 2017-2018 study of Romans. Multiple changes are occurring in...
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09/12/2017
Rebecca McNeill has received two accolades from Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines. McNeill, of Winnfield, has been named assistant director for sound and musical expression, and she was...
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09/12/2017
The Sandlin home on Biltmore Street is the Ruston Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for September. The welcoming, well kept garden features Mexican heather, Mexican petunia, Tradescantia pallida and...
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09/12/2017
When I look at a huge plant where I work, I am reminded that all living things need love and care. When I started there, it was a few twigs about 3 feet tall, hardly noticeable even though the staff...
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09/11/2017
On Sept. 7, the Lincoln Parish Museum was the setting for the The Culture Guild of Ruston’s 70th anniversary celebration. Members enjoyed President Sandra Hart’s reading of an article published in in...
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09/11/2017
Editors Note: This is the first part in a two part series. At the end of DART’s 17th Annual Collaboration is the Key training conference, I had learned a lot of new information. I was also overrun...
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09/09/2017
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Ray of Light Counseling. The center is located at 206 E. Reynolds Drive in Chautauqua Suites Office...
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09/09/2017
Meet Zolt. He is a Tennessee walker hound around 2 years old. He is up to date on shots, neutered and great with children. Come see him today at 4 Paws Rescue located at 290 Rodeo Road in Ruston. 4...
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09/09/2017
Ruston Elementary students who completed their “Summer Reading Assignment” were treated to a pizza/cookie/coke lunch after returning from the summer break. Students were given five to 10 paperback...