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May 4th, 2016

Diamond ’Dogs to host Warhawks

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Louisiana Tech will open a four-game home stand when the Bulldogs host Interstate-20 foe Louisiana-Monroe in a midweek non-conference meeting slated for 6 p.m. today at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.
The Bulldogs are 27-14 overall, the program’s best record through 41 games since the 2007 season. Tech enters the game with a 15-5 record in midweek games including a 7-1 victory over ULM earlier this season in Monroe. The Diamond ’Dogs have won six straight meetings over the Warhawks.

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Second annual TECHSPYs held

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Louisiana Tech’s athletics stars took the stage at Howard Auditorium Tuesday night as the second annual TECHSPYs were held. Pictured above from left to right is Lady Techsters soccer player Kendall Ayers, Male Student-Athlete of the Year and Bulldogs running back Kenneth Dixon and Tech Faculty Athletics Representative Donna Thomas. Pictured below from left to right is Tech Assistant AD for Sports Medicine Gerald Jordan, Female Student-Athlete of the Year and Lady Techsters track and field standout Mia Adams, and Tech offenseive tackle Shane Carpenter.

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Aggies advance in Class B playoffs

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Garrett Willingham (batting) and the seventh-seeded Choudrant Aggies advanced to the Class B baseball quarterfinals Tuesday with a 2-1 win at Hornbeck. Choudrant will next take on No. 2 seed Glenmora on Friday.

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Cougars to host C.C. Eagles

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Catcher Eli Brown and the ninth-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars will play host to top-seeded Centrai Catholic High School Eagles in Class 1A baseball quarterfinals action at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cougars Field. Admission for the game will be $9.

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Lady Techsters to host Ole Miss at 5 p.m. today

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With the regular season quickly coming to an end, Louisiana Tech (29-18) will welcome Ole Miss (36-17) to the Lady Techster Softball Complex at 5 p.m. today for the final home game of the 2016 season.
Tech enters the contest as one of the hottest teams in Conference USA, having won four consecutive weekend series, all against division opponents.
Ole Miss currently sits just below .500 in SEC play, but boosts an impressive 36 wins to this point.

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Celebrate Mental Health Month all year

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May is Mental Health Month.
It is a special opportunity to spread awareness and come together to provide support and strength to the 1 in 5 people affected by mental illness and their families.
Let our community continue to learn the facts, support these persons and their families, and advocate for comprehensive, effective services each and every month.
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition.
Friends, co-workers, significant others, and even a member of your family — anyone can struggle with a mental health condition.

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Tech concludes series with lecture by botanist

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Joseph Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology at Oregon State University and a 1986 Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will discuss his research during a presentation titled, “Phylogenomics of Fungal Secondary Metabolism” in the final installment of Tech’s 2015-16 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series.

Spatafora’s lecture is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday in University Hall on the Tech campus. 

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Festival season offers tourism fun for Louisianians

Does this election season have you thinking, “I need a vacation”? Though you may not realize it, you’re actually doing your country a great service if you take one. Whether you pack your bags and travel or state right here at home you’re helping to grow local economies.

Last Sunday, Lincoln Parish did their part by hosting Picnic in the Park where community members came out and enjoyed one of our area’s hidden treasures.

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Sparta pickle affects us all

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The Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative board is in a pickle.
Louisiana’s Department of Administration, the government’s management arm and hub of its financial operations, has refused to exempt the ULRWSI from the standard 25 percent match needed for the group to get $538,000 already allocated to it the current capital outlay bill.
Because state law allows waiving the match for regional projects, the ULRWSI figures it shouldn’t have to ante up any money.

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May 3rd

DOCKET # 16-223 thru 16-225

HICO-KNOWLES AND TERRYVILLE FIELDS Docket Nos. 16-223 thru 16-225
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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