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July 28th

Fears bubble up from soda study

But if you believe the list of items that “researchers” have determined will do you in, you might as well pick out one of those boxes for me, for as one very close friend of mine said, “When I go, it isn’t going to be with lettuce on my breath.”

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CHS completes merger with Triad

“This is an exciting development for our hospital and our community,” said Doug Sills, CEO of NLMC. “While people likely will not notice any changes as a result of this transaction, our facility now has access to an even wider network of resources. From greater economies of scale to enhanced opportunities to share proven practices, we believe NLMC will benefit from this affiliation.”

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July 27th

Literacy needs vital support

And these centers provide services that are essential, said Consortium Director Kay Sharbono.
Work with adults focuses on attaining a high school diploma or G.E.D. Work with children includes reading and writing skills, early language skills and conversational ability.
Lincoln Parish’s program, located at the Lincoln Parish Career Academy, is the state’s crown jewel, rated at No. 1 in Louisiana. We’re proud to stand behind it.

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Tech football: a big ‘facelift’

Or a highly-rated hotel.
It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Wyly Center.
There’s now a total of 120 individual locker cubicles, all spacious to take care of the various equipment used by players and all well ventilated to erase any of the odor commonly associated with locker room. Each of the cubicles are made of high-grade wood, with more updates to come over the next several weeks.
New tile, accented with the red and blue Tech colors, adorns all of the shower and restroom areas.

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Ballet talent leaps into area

• Jennifer Beasley — Danced professionally with Louisville Ballet for two years and with Ballet Mississippi for five years, including the last season of her professional career under the legendary Fernando Bujones. Served as Ballet Mistress for Ballet Mississippi School for which she is currently owner.
• Stacey Calvert — Trained at the School of American Ballet, the official school of the New York City Ballet. Joined New York City Ballet’s Corps de Ballet. Soloist with New York City Ballet.

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Dubach honored for conservation

“We are very proud of the fact that we are doing a much better job conserving water,” Dubach Mayor Margaret Rogers said. “This actually saves the town money because it costs a lot of money to pump this water.”
Rogers said the LRWA comes around periodically and checks how much water the town has pumped and how much it can account for — whether it was sold to homeowners and businesses or hauled in a truck to well.
About four years ago, 67 percent of the water pumped could not be accounted for, due mostly to broken water lines and meters that did not work.

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July 26th

Tech baseball has key returnees

Head coach Wade Simoneaux and his staff will have numerous valuable performers back, among them being three of the top seven hitters and the winningest pitcher.
Even with the exit of WAC Most Valuable Player and second round Colorado Rockiers’ draftee Brian Rike, No. 1 hitter Dennis Winn, key reliever Andrew Alsup and versatile Brandon Hudson, the “cupboard” will be far from bare around Tech country.

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Safety seats too vital

She hit another car. He was catapulted through the vehicle’s windshield over the air bag, which deployed. His injuries are grave, but he still lives. He’s lucky.
Children under age six are required by law to be restrained in a child seat, and failure to comply may result not only in a fine or license suspension for the adult, but injury or death for the child.
It’s an inexcusable situation. Not securing a child safely in a safety seat is a matter of not taking the time to care about that child’s well-being.

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Ruston radiating in the early '90s

Another RHS teacher challenged students’ perceptions about relationships and life.

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Beatin’ the heat

Horton was one of a group of youngsters who enjoyed the lake Tuesday.

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