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January 17th, 2013

Gun control, schools, Obama

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Once again, another school shooting prompts President Obama to draw a line of principle affecting the nation. Letters from students were delivered to the president requesting him to take heed of their requests. Some of these letters you can recognize the lingo of a parent writing within.

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Parents show support for students

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Parental involvement
The third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Alma J. Brown Elementary School welcomed our parents for the Christmas Dinner prior to the holiday break. A large number of our parents came out to have lunch with our students. Thanks to our parents for the great parental involvement.

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Tech’s McNeail: ‘Mr. Clutch’

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Junior guard made big shots in conference road victory
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Kenyon McNeail had a dubious start to his 34-point explosion the other night.
The first 3-point attempt he had against Texas-San Antonio?
“It was an air ball,” grinned the junior guard for Louisiana Tech University.
After that, however, it was nothing but the net.

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Tech football squad honored at banquet

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Louisiana Tech University honored its 2012 football team and recognized the 2012 senior class this past weekend at the Ruston Civic Center, as the program held its annual banquet.
The program handed out team awards and recognized the team’s All-America, All-Western Athletic Conference, All-Louisiana honorees and the team’s two national award winners. Colby Cameron and Kenneth Dixon were recognized for being named the WAC and Louisiana Offensive Player and Freshman of the Year, respectively, while Ray Holley was recognized for being named the program’s first Capital One Academic All-America First Team honoree.

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RHS girls stopped

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Ruston High’s girls dropped a 48-31 District 2-5A contest to No. 3 Class 5A ranked West Monroe on Wednesday.
Keantra Wright was the leading scorer for the Lady Bearcats (11-12, 1-1) with n tne points.
Coach David Aguilar’s RHS squad entered the game with a four-game winning streak.
In the first weekly Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll announced on Tuesday, West Monroe (24-2, 1-1) was ranked behind Shreveport Southwood and Natchitoches Central among 5A programs.

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Techsters: Tough road trip to Idaho

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There’s no easy way to get from Ruston to Moscow.
And that’s whether Moscow is located in either Russia or Idaho.
In the case of Louisiana Tech University’s Lady Techsters, it’s Moscow, Idaho, where the team finally arrived late Thursday night after a grueling, nearly 20-hour itinerary complicated by weather conditions and flight delays.

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Esta L. McGuire

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Esta L. McGuire was born April 26, 1916 and went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Tuesday morning, January 15, 2013 at the age of 96.

She was a long time member of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, La., prior to moving to Baytown, TX. in 1998. She was a resident of St. James House and a member of Memorial Baptist Church.

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Faythara A. Lyons Williams

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Faythara A. Lyons Williams, 70, passed away on January 8, 2013 in Houston, TX.

She was born and raised in Ruston, LA. She was the daughter of the late R.B and Cascile Lyons. She attended Lincoln High School and graduated in 1961.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19, 2013 at The New Peaceful Rest Baptist Church, 6520 Heffernan Street, Houston, TX 77087.

Arrangements Entrusted to: McCoy and Harrison Funeral Home, Inc., 4918 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houston, TX 77021, (713) 659-7618, www.mccoyandharrison.com

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Rodney Friedman, have been convicted of 14:81 INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH JUVENILES on Nov 2, 1998. My address is 9167 HWY 80, SIMSBORO, LA 71275.
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
DOB: 03/07/1981
Height: 6’
Weight: 150 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
2td: January 16 & 17, 2013

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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CITY OF GRAMBLING (hereinafter referred to as the “Owner”. Separate sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid” - City of Grambling, Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Project for Fiscal Year 2012/2013 to be financed by the State of Louisiana CDBG Program will be received by the Owner for the construction of the project described as follows:
Rehabilitation of West College Avenue
FY 2012/2013 LCDBG Project

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