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February 9th, 2013

Don’t forget financial gifts for longtime valentines

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Love is in the air this week, as Valentine’s Day rolls around again. During the course of your life, you’ve probably sent your share of flowers and candy. But if your valentine is also your spouse — and, in particular, your long-time spouse — you may want to go beyond roses and chocolates this year to give a gift that can help lead to financial security.
You can choose to make financial gifts in a number of ways, of course, and some of them could provide an immediate financial impact. But you may want to look even further down the road and consider what you can do for your spouse in the areas of insurance planning and estate considerations.

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IRS offering enhanced products, services for tax season

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The Internal Revenue Service recently opened the 2013 filing season by announcing a variety of enhanced products and services to help taxpayers prepare and file their tax returns by the April 15 deadline.
New and expanded services for taxpayers this year include a redesigned IRS.gov website that’s easier to navigate and improved service options, including more video-conferencing assistance sites and additional social media tools. In addition, the IRS has stepped up its enforcement efforts to protect taxpayers from refund fraud and identity theft.

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Hough completes training

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Mark Hough, center, the Customer Service Manager at The Cleaners of Ruston, recently completed Introductory and Advanced Dry Cleaning courses at the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) in Laurel, Maryland. DLI has been a premier international trade association for garment care professionals since 1883. The Cleaners of Ruston is proud to announce it now has three graduates of the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute as owner Jim Shepherd, left, and Becky Reagan, past graduates of DLI, posed for the picture while congratulating Hough on his recent graduation.

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Do current ’Dogs already enter ‘best ever’ talk?

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Now that they’ve reached the tough-to-achieve 20-win total, remain odged in first place among Western Athletic Conference members and included in the Top 40 national polls, just where does the current Louisiana Tech University men’s team rank in the program’s history?
Top 20, Top 10, Top five?
Well, this outstanding season isn’t over just yet, so let’s chill just a tad before we completely fill out a ballot for All-Time Best Bulldogs’ squads.

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’Dogs bounce Bobcats

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Sometimes, even when you’ve won more than 20 games and are atop of your conference standings, a motivational speech is required.
That’s what happened at the Thomas Assembly Center Saturday night when Louisiana Tech University (21-3, 12-0) and Texas State University (7-18, 3-10) locked up in a Western Athletic Conference game.
The league-leading Bulldogs stumbled out of the opening tipoff, fell behind in the first 10 minutes, but then regrouped to take a 36-29 halftime lead and then outscore the Bobcats 48-40 in the final 20 minutes.
What made the difference?

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Techsters stopped, 68-63

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SAN MARCOS, Texas — Texas State built an 11-point halftime lead and hung on late, staving off a Louisiana Tech University rally, as the Bobcats defeated the Lady Techsters 68-63 before 1,067 fans at the Convocation Center.

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Grambling teams lose SWAC games

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University’s men remained winless on the season after a 63-53 Southwestern Athletic Conference home loss to Prairie View A&M at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center Saturday.

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Creek boys bump OCS, 61-33

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Cedar Creek High’s boys continued its late season surge on the courts Friday night with a 61-33 District 2-1A victory over rival Monroe Ouachita Christian.
The Cougars (10-15, 4-3) climbed over the .500 winning percentage level in league play and captured their fourth consecutive victory.
Shilo Perry paced the Cougars with 16 points, as the Creek won its third game in a row in the friendly confines of the “Brick House.”
The Cougars continued their recent winning recipe by getting scoring contributions up and down their roster.
Ten different Cougars broke into the scoring column.

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RHS athletes sign letters-of-intent

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Three student athletes at Ruston High School recently put their names on national letters-of-intent, two of them being in football. Joining the Arkansas Baptist College gridiron program were (seated, left) quarterback/slotback Chris Millage and (seated, right) defensive back Veontez Crowe. Lady Bearcats’ soccer star Helen Ayim (seated, center) signed with Grambling State University. Attending the ceremony were (standing, from left), Chris Gatlin, assistant football coach at RHS; Kelsey Whitlock, RHS soccer coach; Billy Laird, RHS athletics director; and Hoff Schooler, Bearcats’ assistant football coach.

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Inks with OBC

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Devin Price (seated), a starting defensive back for Ruston High in 2012, recently signed a national letter-of-intent with Ouachita Baptist College. Watching on are Price’s mother, Shavonne Price, and former Bearcats’ Head Coach Billy Laird.

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