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Top AETC reservist with local ties retires

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Editor’s note: Jack W. Ramsaur II is a Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech graduate and recently retired from a long career serving the United States.
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RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — “It has been a fun ride but 37 years is a long time,” said Maj. Gen. Jack W. Ramsaur II when asked about his Aug. 19 retirement from the Air Force Reserve. He said he has been lucky and blessed because he has had a successful career and has worked with some talented people.

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Tech hosts auditions

Ruston residents will have the chance to grace the stage of Stone Theatre on the campus of Louisiana Tech.
“Our Town,” directed by Kenneth Robbins, will be presented to the public Oct. 26-29 and Nov. 2-5.
Robbins, director of the School of Performing Arts at Tech, will hold auditions for the play at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Stone Theatre, located on Louisiana Tech campus.

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Fellowship group donates socks

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The GSU Tiger Men’s Fellowship Group donated boxes of socks for men, women, boys and girls to the Christian Community Center in Ruston on Aug. 30. The group’s next meeting will be on Sept. 29 at Ryan’s. For more information call 247-6962.
Pictured (left to right) are Col. Billy Graham, Benjamin Hamilton, R.B. Mardis, the Rev. Julius Hill and Charlie Gillis.

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Lions Club gives award

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Simsboro Lions Club Membership Chairman Keith Canterbury presents the Membership Key Award to member Tammie Rockett as President Ellis Norris, far right, looks on.

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Church News

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly 
of God
Our sixth-12th grade youth ministry is growing. Join us at 6 p.m. Sundays. We also invite you to come pray with us. Our doors will be open from 6-9 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For more information, call 255-8932 or email fishin4men@bellsouth.net.
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BAPTIST
Calvary
Worship and Bible study is at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Tuesday’s men’s prayer is at 7 a.m. Wednesday evening service is at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call Calvary at 255-3594 or visit our website at www.calvaryruston.org.
Christ Temple

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Local candidates revealed

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Two in running for sheriff; several vie for jury spots

A few more contenders stepped up to join local races during the last day of qualifying on Thursday.
Democrat Larry Jones, of Grambling, will run against fellow Democrat and incumbent “Mike” Stone, of Ruston, for Lincoln Parish sheriff in the Oct. 22 elections.
Also picking up competition Thursday for the election was District 1 Police Juror Theresa Wyatt, of Ruston, who is being challenged by Charles Owens III, of Grambling. Both are Democrats.

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La. Tech, GSU battle in ‘backyard’

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Two football games involving Lincoln Parish universities on Saturday can be called your proverbial “backyard brawls.”
At Joe Aillet Stadium, Louisiana Tech University will open up its home schedule with a 6 p.m. duel against the University of Central Arkansas, a Football Championship Series toughie whose head coach (Clint Conque) formerly coordinated the Bulldogs’ offense.
And 30 miles down Interstate 20, Grambling State University will tussle with the University of Louisiana-Monroe at the Warhawks’ stadium starting at 6 p.m.

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Race for governor draws 10 contenders

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The upcoming race for Louisiana governor got even more crowded Thursday afternoon as qualifying for the statewide October elections concluded at 5 p.m.
Every race at the state level has drawn at least two candidates, with the exception of treasurer.
No race is nearly as full as the race for governor, with 10 candidates qualifying throughout the week.

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Local woman sentenced

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A Ruston woman who operated a methamphetamine lab and sold drugs from her home in 2010 was sentenced to four years in prison Aug. 30.
HalleyH.Haymaker, 25, 3700 High Point Drive, was charged with creation or operation of a clandestine lab for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance, attempted illegal carrying of a weapon, distribution of schedule IV controlled substance and aggravated assault.

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Isham: Calm rookie

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Freshman shows poise despite Tech loss
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His parents had to change flights en route to the game, which was played under tsunami-like conditions at times.
And, if that wasn’t enough, his team lost in the final minute of play.
But even with all of those negatives, true freshman Nick Isham was still able to literally soak up some positive experiences from his starting debut at quarterback for Louisiana Tech University in Saturday night’s 19-17 loss to the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattesburg.

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