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Parish prepsters start Friday

“It sure helps you focus on the first game,” Laird admitted about Friday’s 7 p.m. kickoff against the Tigers at James Stadium.
“It helps to start off the season with a game like this one because everyone realizes the importance of the rivalry and how long Ruston and Neville have been playing each other.”
The former Shreveport Woodlawn High and Louisiana Tech University star quarterback can identify with the importance of such an early non-district game.

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Gear up for Code Blue days

Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth has proclaimed the days officially, putting the city behind the effort. Let’s hope the city’s citizens decide to back the effort with the pride and pomp that it deserves. Tech is a huge part of our community.
The Tech Bookstore is offering a Code Blue fan pack at a discounted price that includes megaphones, pompons, Tech flags, balloons and more. Both the Bookstore and the Ruston Civic Center will be selling T-shirts for local business to take part in the effort at a discounted price.

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Fire control is taxing work

Suddenly, a stranger comes out of nowhere, putting out the fire and whisking you away to safety.
Standing up to the formidable flames that terrify most people is just one of many jobs in the typical day of a Lincoln Parish fireman. These men in heavy clothing and hard hats also throw in services such as public education, trench rescue, high angle rescue, containment of chemical spills and vehicle extrications. In 2006 alone, the Lincoln Parish Fire District extinguished 58 structure fires and 142 grass fires and relieved a handful of citizens in crisis through rescue efforts.

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‘Code Blue’ days coming

The Tech Bookstore is offering a Code Blue Fan Pack at a discounted price for local businesses to show their spirit with Tech flags, balloons, pompons and megaphones. Businesses can also purchase T-shirts and hats at the bookstore.
The Bookstore and Ruston Civic Center will sell T-shirts for businesses at a discounted price.
For more information on purchasing T-shirts for your business, call Colleen Durrett at the bookstore at 257-3066 or Judy Burt at the Civic Center at 251-8613.

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