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Bearcats’ task: Stopping Conner

Conner, who has verbally committed to Mississippi State University, is only 18 yards shy of already reaching 1,000 yards for this season after denting Shreveport Southwood High for 267 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in a 51-20 victory last week.
Through five games, the 6-2 and 215-pounder has totaled 982 yards and scored 11 touchdowns on 89 carries.
“That 11 yards per carry gets your attention, too,” said RHS coach Billy Laird earlier this week. “Right away, the No. 1 concern defensively against Ouachita is Conner and you’ve got to be able to stop him.

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LaBruzzo pays for bad idea

Reports show the number of welfare recipients statewide has plunged over the past two decades, with more than a quarter-million enrolled at the beginning of the 1990s and less than 15,000 people supported in 2006-07. Total spending has also dropped from more than $180 million to just about $16.5 million in the same period of time.
LaBruzzo’s foot probably tastes a lot like unfounded alarmism at this point. And legislators blame the press for public misconceptions.

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Worthy public servants were re-elected

Alexander is also not scared to bring home the bacon, as they say. Whether things will change with the administration of the new president come January is still up in the air, of course, but Alexander’s $200,000 in support of Even Start is just one example of how he has intervened when needed.
Congratulations also go to Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, who retained his seat in PSC District Five. As costs skyrocket on everyday expenses, regulating utilities and public services here in the state becomes an ever-more-important responsibility.

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Grambling student missing

Grambling State officials say they have no reason to believe McMullen ever made it to Louisiana.
“I really have no idea on what happened other than it looks like she didn’t make it here,” GSU Police Chief Craig Nance said. “It’s hard to say what has happened because it didn’t occur in our jurisdiction.”
Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call her family at 717-943-0098 or Ruston Police at 255-4141.

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