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48 Hours Mystery to feature murder trial

Sims, a Louisiana Tech University English teacher, was murdered in January 2003. Her body was discovered in a remote area of the Jackson/Bienville Wildlife Reserve about five weeks later. Her lover, Wayne Joseph Guidry Jr., was convicted of the murder in Claiborne Parish on Thursday.
“We’ll be working on this for at least the next 30 days, and we anticipate this will get on the air sometime in March or April,” Peter VanSant, a correspondent with the show, said. “We don’t have a firm air date yet.”
VanSant said the murder and subsequent trial fits all the criteria for the show.

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Jury finds Guidry guilty of murder

Wayne Joseph Guidry Jr. was accused of killing Stephanie Pepper Sims on Jan. 5, 2003, by shooting her one time in the chest, then dumping her body in a hole on the Jackson/Bienville Wildlife Reserve. Sims’ body was discovered Feb. 13 by a massive law-enforcement search party after the location was tipped off to authorities by Guidry’s father.
Prosecutor Hugo A. Holland Jr., assistant district attorney for the 1st Judicial District sex crimes unit in Caddo Parish, said Guidry’s father’s testimony was vital.

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Power & Grace clearly defined

This event is presented by the Louisiana Delta Ballet Company, and it blends music, dance and the gospel of the birth of Christ in a presentation that includes many community members from Ruston in both the cast and as Scripture readers.
Anyone who has ever seen a production which has Missy Crain at the helm knows to expect something truly outstanding. That is not just outstanding for a smaller community, but outstanding period — in any size market.

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Angels help area children

Many of the children of D.A.R.T. have witnessed abuse or been themselves victimized and the groups sponsoring the Angel Trees want to show these children that there are loving and compassionate people in the community who do care about their well-being.
Not much is required to become an angel to one or more of the children because the concept of the Angel Tree is simple: A child makes a wish for a toy or clothing and that wish is written on a cut-out angel and hung from a tree. Adults wanting to help a less fortunate child can then pick an angel and fulfill a child’s wish.

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Techsters host GSU Saturday

From conference title games to NCAA playoff showdowns, from contests in which jersies were retired or special honors were unveiled.
On Saturday, add on another milestone game in the TAC’s portfolio.
While the two schools are located only five miles from each other down Interstate Highway 20, Tech and Grambling State University will meet for the first time ever in women’s basketball.
Tipoff time for the history-making meeting will be 7.

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SWAC title on line for Grambling State

In 11 games, the Tigers have averaged an astronomical 44 points, including six appearances where they recorded no fewer than 50.
And in one of those, an 82-pointer was slammed into a hapless NAIA school called Concordia College.
Four out of the past six games for the G-Men have resulted in point totals of at least 50.
Average yards per game on offense? 493.2, over 30 per game better than their nearest pursuer in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

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Bicknell contract set for extension

The seventh-year leader of the NCAA Division 1-A Western Athletic Conference affiliated program met with Athletic Director Jim Oakes and President Dan Reneau on Thursday to discuss his future.
“We want him here and Jack wants to be here and we will be working out the details,” Oakes told The Daily Leader this morning. “There is no set timetable on working out everything, but right now the main thing is that we want him to be the head coach and he wants to be at Louisiana Tech.
“What we’ve had so far is preliminary discussions. Things will be finalized later.”

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