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May 29th, 2013

Cougars have 2-1A team berths

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Cedar Creek places 13 players on all-league squad
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There’s two reasons why Head Coach Ben Haddox is happy about Cedar Creek High’s representation on the 2013 All-District 2-1A baseball squad.
First, the Cougars had 13 players chosen to the first, second and honorable mention units.
Secondly, and most importantly, 12 of those players will be returning to the Cedar Creek program for the 2014 campaign.
Infielder Brian Chicola, included on the second unit of the all-league team selected by head coaches, is the only Cougar who has concluded his prep playing career.

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Tech tennis enjoys super season

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When first-year Head Coach Freddy Gomez was hired last November, he had some very lofty goals for the Louisiana Tech University tennis program.
He was determined to quickly bring the same kind of conference and national success to Tech as he had done at Virginia Tech as an assistant coach for two and a half years.
He believed that success was a developed habit that could be built immediately around strong principles and a winning spirit.
He was right on all fronts, but not without some early season struggles.

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Texas sprint star signs with Tech

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Harlingen’s Divin was among state’s top performers
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HARLINGEN, Texas — After failing to qualify for the Texas Class 5A state meet earlier this month, Harlingen High senior Cassie Divin thought her track and field career was over.
Divin ended her season in heartbreaking fashion, as she false-started in the 400-meter dash at the Region IV-5A meet in San Antonio.
After the meet, Divin admitted that she was devastated.
“After I scratched in the finals, I was disqualified and couldn’t continue with the race,” she said. “I was so heartbroken and I can honestly say it was the worst feeling ever.”

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RFP: GPNA: The Ruston Housing Authority

RFP: GPNA: The Ruston Housing Authority and the Farmerville Housing Authority are accepting separate proposals to conduct a physical needs assessment for 300 and 40 public housing units respectively per the new GPNA protocol. RFP's may be obtained from the Ruston Housing Authority, P.O. Box 2288, Ruston, LA. 71273-2288, email - wwhittington@rustonhousing.org. Submission deadline June 12, 2013, at 4:00PM.
3td: May 15, 22 & 29, 2013

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Ruston Housing Authority, Ruston, Louisiana, and the Farmerville Housing Authority, Farmerville, Louisiana, are inviting proposals from independent public accounting firms to perform the independent annual single audit of the Authority's various programs as required of recipients of federal funding for fiscal years ending June 30, 2013 and September 30, 2013 and June 30, 2014 and September 30, 2014 respectively. For a copy of the RFP, send a request to wwhittington@rustonhousing.org or call Woody Whittington, 318-255-3644 extension 14.
3td: May 15, 22 & 29, 2013

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ERIK Mollerberg

I, ERIK Mollerberg DOC# 478949, LA have applied for clemency for my conviction of simple burglary which occurred 10/19/2003 in Lincoln Parish, LA. If you have any comments or wish to communicate with the Board of Pardons please call 225-342-5421.
3td: May 27, 28 and 29, 2013

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May 28th

For the love of Tech

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Guice climbs from alumnus to leader
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Beginning July 1, Louisiana Tech University will officially be under new leadership. Though the school and community have expressed sadness at seeing current President Dan Reneau step down, they have also expressed joy at his replacement.

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Grace Notes help ‘Raise the Roof’

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The Grace Notes — Carol Ogle, Sheila Nugent, Judy Sisson and Donna Fike (from left to right) — were one of the performing acts Monday during the “Raising The Roof” Memorial Day tribute to veterans and their families at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The show also helped raise nearly $1,000 toward building a new Ruston VFW Post.

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Summer exposure

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Expert reminds residents about Melanoma risk

Memorial Day weekend had many people headed outdoors to either grill, enjoy the pool or lake or just to soak in some rays. But while enjoyable, being outside, leaving skin exposed to dangerous rays could possibly impose some serious consequences.
May being Melanoma Awareness month, it is a good time to shed some light on this deadly form of skin cancer.

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Fresh fruits and vegetables on the table

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After much concern over the cool spring, vegetable gardeners are finally seeing their plants perform as anticipated. Warmer days and nights have improved growing conditions and harvest time will soon arrive. After all the work of establishing a garden and tending the plants, harvesting and post-harvest practices for fresh vegetables and fruits should not be taken lightly. The nutritional content, freshness and flavor that vegetables possess depend on the stage of maturity and the time of day at which they are harvested.

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