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May 6th, 2013

Tech nursing students apply skills to simulation

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Louisiana Tech University Nursing 210 students opened the door to “GTM Memorial Hospital” and found a “victim” of domestic violence weeping in a wheelchair.
The 17 students enrolled in Nursing 210 were part of a pilot simulation, “Application of Forensic Nursing to High Risk Pregnancy,” developed by Tanya Sims, associate professor of nursing, and Patti McFadden, an assistant professor of nursing.

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RHS, Creek: Another step?

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One team remains at home, another goes on a short bus ride down Interstate Highway 20.
But both Lincoln Parish schools still alive in the 2013 Louisiana High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs hope one thing results after they play on Monday:
They’re still alive with their “second season.”
Ruston High (30-5) will be at home to face Sulphur (23-11) in the regional round for Class 5A and Cedar Creek (22-9) will travel to Monroe to take on longtime rival Ouachita Christian (29-5) in Class 1A.
Both games will start at 5 p.m. and have an admission charge of 7 p.m.

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’Dogs stop Roadrunners, 9-4

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Louisiana Tech University’s offense exploded for a nine-run sixth inning, highlighted by a grand slam home run by Taylor Burch, as the Bulldogs defeated CSU Bakersfield, 9-4, Sunday in the Western Athletic Conference series finale at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.
With a scoreless game through five innings, Tech (16-32, 4-17) batted around in the bottom half of the sixth inning and plated nine runs off eight hits on its way to a victory over the Roadrunners of CSU Bakersfield (31-18, 14-7 WAC).

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Siegmund is state champion

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BATON ROUGE — Hannah Siegmund put an exclamation mark on her outstanding season in track for Ruston High School on Saturday.
Just as she has done all season long, the All-American middle distance runner was ahead of the field at the finish line of the 400-meter dash at the 2013 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A meet held at Bernie Moore Stadium.
Siegmund earned her state title with a time of 55.9, which set a school record and was her all-time best in the event.

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Techsters start tourney play Wednesday

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The stage, or diamond if you will, is set for the 2013 edition of the Western Athletic Conference softball tournament.
With regular season action wrapping up last weekend, six teams now look to trying and capture a postseason championship and automatic berth into the NCAA tournament with the four-day event that will begin Wednesday at the Louisiana Tech University Softball Complex.
Qualifying for the tournament are the host Lady Techsters, Texas State, Texas-San Antonio, New Mexico State, San Jose State and Texas-Arlington.

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Prevent boredom this summer

Despite recent cool temperatures, the lazy days of summer are approaching quickly.
After students get over the initial excitement of being free, parents will be tasked with finding an answer to the problem of summer boredom.
Luckily there are plenty of things for children in Lincoln Parish to spend their summer days enjoying. From science and sports to art and theater, there is something for every child to enjoy this summer.

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Aid DART in helping families

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When I began employment with the Ruston Daily Leader, one of my first assignments involved the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, better known as DART. The organization was gearing up for their annual push in fundraising to help those in need that have found themselves in an abusive situation.
From that assignment, and another well-researched article on the prevalence of domestic violence in our region, I have become very familiar with this epidemic.
From my research I found these startling statistics: 
• One in four women will become a victim of domestic violence at some point

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LEGAL NOTICE We, LB Shreveport, LLC,

LEGAL NOTICE
We, LB Shreveport, LLC, are applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 1429 Eagle Drive, Ruston, LA. 71270.
LB Shreveport, LLC d/b/a Cheeburger Cheeburger
/s/ Johnny Gaudet, President.
2td: May 5 & 6, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE I, CB Shreveport, LLC

LEGAL NOTICE
I, CB Shreveport, LLC, am applying to the City of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the City of Ruston at the following address: 1429 Eagle Drive, Ruston, La. 71270.
CB Shreveport, LLC, d/b/a Cheeburger Cheeburger
/s/ Johnny Gaudet, President
2td: May 5 & 6, 2013

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Ester Faye Coleman Roberts

A Memorial Service for Ester Faye Coleman Roberts, 73, of Dubach, will be held at Owen's Memorial Chapel Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Mrs. Roberts was born March 18, 1940 in Simsboro, LA and passed away May 3, 2013 in Dubach, LA.

She is proceeded in death by her parents Ester Lee Hood and Buddy Coleman; son: Carl Causey; daughter: Kimberly Pope; grandson: Bobby Ray Causey III, and granddaughter: Carla Causey.

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