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‘Bone Bowl’ highlights busy April 8

Going by the theme name of “Bone Bowl, Baseball and Bar-B-Q,” the events start early and continue throughout the day at various athletic sites.
At 11 a.m., lunch will be provided by Dowling’s Smokehouse of Ruston free to all current Champs members, the meal being prepared by former Louisiana Tech/Ruston High pitching star Jeremy Telford (owner of the smokehouse).
A tent will be set up in the north section of Joe Aillet Stadium. In addition, Dowling’s barbecue can also be purchased by Tech fans and students who are not Champs members.

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Schools filled with growth opportunities

Classrooms, clubs and sports provide opportunities for young people to learn socialization and prove to themselves they can excel in multiple areas.
Louisiana’s Student of the Year competition offers recognition for individual students’ comprehensive accomplishments, with an emphasis on leadership, character, service to the school and community, and academic achievements. Lincoln Parish has taken an active role in this contest and the efforts have paid off.

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Dog’s day has yet to come

Less than a month old, filthy and skinny, he and his siblings were rescued from a life on the streets and taken to the Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter.
Weeks later, he was on his way home with me, surely an indication that his luck was about to change.
That is until he got stuck under the car’s front seat. Well, I don’t know if it was so much stuck as he refused to come out. Absolutely refused. Finally, we were able to reach in and manually jerk him out, with him squealing like a stuck pig the entire time.
Talk about the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Grambling receives audit results

The audit showed unlocated moveable property totaling more than $900,000. More than half of the unlocated equipment was computer related, a total of $457,450.
“According to the property control officer, a major problem occurs when the personnel responsible for safeguarding property items fail to report items received, missing or moved to other locations in a timely manner,” the audit stated.

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