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March 6th, 2013

Hancock, Nutt pace Choudrant to 9-0 triumph

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John Paul Hancock led the offense and Lane Nutt turned in a solid pitching performance to lead Choudrant High School’s baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Quitman Tuesday afternoon.
Hancock collected two hits in three at bats and Nutt was credited with the mound decision to help boost the Aggies to an early season record of 5-4.
LADY COUGARS WIN: Cedar Creek High School’s softball team stayed perfect Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 win over Monroe Ouachita Christian in a District 2-1A opener for both schools.
The Lady Cougars improved to a 9-0 overall record.

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Bulldogs lose to Baylor, 4-2

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WACO, Texas — Louisiana Tech University couldn’t overcome four errors that led to three runs in the bottom of the first inning, as the Bulldogs dropped a 4-2 decision at Baylor Ballpark in Waco Tuesday night.
Three of the four errors by Tech (3-9) came in one at bat with Tech’s defense dropping two foul pop-ups. Baylor (6-6) capitalized, scoring three of its four runs in the first frame and tacking on an insurance run in the fifth inning.

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GSU baseball team defeated

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University’s baseball team fell to Central Arkansas at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park Tuesday afternoon.
The Tigers (3-9) were an 11-1 victim of the University of Central Arkansas.
Second baseman Elias Todman was the leading offensive contributor for Grambling with two hits in three at bats, while outfielder Kris Minter drove in the Tigers’ only run.
Grambling State had four hits.
Taking the loss on the mound was starter Zach Moreau.

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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR CCAA LINCOLN PARISH WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Further Information
Contact: Laurance Guidry
(318) 861-4808
Louisiana Relay 711
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR CCAA LINCOLN PARISH
WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

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THE GRAMBLING City Council

THE GRAMBLING City Council will hold a Public Hearing Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at Grambling City Hall & Community Center, 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana for the purpose of the following:
Adopting an Ordinance for the Funding of Revenue Bonds
Any other pertinent matter brought before the council.
Accommodations will be made for the hearing impaired and non-English speaking individuals provided that notice is received by the City no later than noon on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Requests for accommodations should be made to Mayor Edward R. Jones. (318)247-6120.

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Request for Proposals will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT May 7, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Proposal # 50018-130011: Request of Proposals for Energy Savings Performance Contracting Services

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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 March 28, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-130013: Campus Landscape Project

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March 5th

S&E Design coming to Ruston

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Jonesboro company to invest $4.6M on move, $5M on payroll over 10 years
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The Ruston City Council paved the way to bring a multi-million dollar business to town during its monthly meeting Monday night.
Council Members passed a resolution endorsing the participation of S&E Design and Construction, LLC, in the Louisiana Quality Jobs Program. The Louisiana Quality Jobs Program provides a 5 or 6 percent cash rebate of annual gross payroll for new, direct jobs in the state for up to 10 years and could provide a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenditures or a 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualified expenses.

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A dream come true

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Local makes a deal on ‘Shark Tank’
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Looking back, having a broken shoe is probably one of the best things to ever happen to Ruston resident Jessica Haynes.
“I had a favorite pair of black heels,” Haynes said. “One day I broke the heel of the shoe and I was devastated. I thought then, wouldn’t it be great if you could just slip on a new heel. I think this is an idea that many women can relate to. When you get a great fitting pair of heels you don’t want to lose them. And being able to match that great pair of heels with multiple outfits is a shoe many women would want. I never gave up that idea of an interchangeable heel.”

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