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May 8th, 2013

Grambling edged, 16-14

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LORMAN, Miss. — Grambling State and Alcorn State battled for nearly four hours before the Braves took a 16-14 victory on Tuesday afternoon.
The Tigers (17-30) had 19 hits and the Braves (15-36) ended with 15 hits over the nine-inning game.
Shortstop Juan Bueno (three-for-five, RBI), catcher Jose Longoria (two-for-five, two RBIs), leftfielder Darren Farmer (four-for-four, two RBIs), second baseman Elias Todman (four-for-five, two RBIs) and first baseman Brandon Kiser (three-for-six, five RBIs) led the offensive attack for Grambling.

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All-State nominations needed

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It’s All-State time again and that means head coaches for high school baseball and softball teams in Lincoln Parish need to submit their nominations for the Louisiana Sports Writers Association-sanctioned squads.
Nominations need to be faxed (255-4006) or emailed (buddy@rustonleader.com) no later than Friday in order to be forwarded to the LSWA selection committee.
Full names, classification, position and key statistics need to be provided for all players.

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Advocating for DART

Domestic violence knows no socioeconomic, racial or even gender boundaries — although victims are predominately women. Domestic violence is also not limited to physical abuse but is defined as a pattern of coercive, controlling behavior that escalates in severity over time. This can include physical, emotional, psychological or financial abuse.

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The evolution of reading groups

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Each of my grade school classes was divided into three reading groups. Group 1 was the strong readers; Group 2, the average readers, and Group 3, the weak readers.
Nobody tried to mask our abilities with cute names like Bluebirds, Redbirds and Robins. We were what we were, and some of us could read better than others. Typically, the kids who were good readers were still good readers when we went to high school; the average readers, still average, and the weak readers, still weak.

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Modeling, gallery viewing

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For the past few months, I’ve had my own personal paparazzi, Emily Jane Cruz (a.k.a. Em J). Emily is a Tech photography student, and focused her senior project around me and another model I have not met. She took photos of us in our everyday lives reading, going to work and relaxing at home. The photos of the other model and I began to overlap. The only difference is I, unlike the other model, use a long cane and Braille to get my daily tasks done.

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Maxine Lynch

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Funeral services for Maxine Lynch, 91, will be held at 12 noon Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Rose-Neath’s Southside Chapel in Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Rev. Bob Moore. Interment will follow in Forest Park St. Vincent Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Maxine was born on November 18, 1921 in Vernon, LA to Ella and Henry Bennett. She passed away on May 3, 2013 at Abundant Life Care Home in Fountain Lake, AR.

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Kay Terry

Kay Terry, 73, of Ruston, Louisiana, passed away May 5, 2013 of complications associated with alzheimers disease and dementia.

Kay was born October 8, 1939 in Perry County, Arkansas. She was a graduate of Ruston High School and attended Louisiana Tech. She retired from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2003.

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- 6 - RUSTON FIELD Docket Nos. 13-261 and 13-262

- 6 - RUSTON FIELD
Docket Nos. 13-261 and 13-262
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2 P.M. CT May 28, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-130016: Water Production and Distribution Systems Rehabilitation, Water Wells #3 and #5

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May 7th

Fallin, Deering unite in matrimony

Ashley Elizabeth Fallin and Timothy Ryan Deering were united in marriage in a 6:30 p.m. ceremony May 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Brian Mercer.

The bride is the daughter of Judge and Mrs. Charles Glenn Fallin, of Arcadia. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Gene Goodwin, of Haynesville, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Jackson Fallin, of Shreveport. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Deering, of San Diego, Calif. He is the grandson of Mrs. Fely Bunk, of San Diego, and Mrs. Georgina Kinder, of Flowery, Ga.

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