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February 8th

Frank Hamrick has work featured in revised textbook

The photography program coordinator at Louisiana Tech has had his portfolio chosen to be included in a revised textbook.
Frank Hamrick, who also serves as an assistant professor, has his work featured in the revised version of “The Elements of Photography,” published in 2011 by Focal Press.
Hamrick said he met the author, Angela Faris Belt, at a photography conference in 2008 when she was looking for work to be used in the book’s second edition.

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Roaf adds to Tech list in pro Hall

Move over, Fred Dean and Terry Bradshaw.
You’ve got some company coming to Canton, Ohio, later this year.
On Saturday, William Roaf became the third former football great from Louisiana Tech University to be selected as an inductee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Band breathes life into city

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There was an unusual of amount energy outside the Dixie Center for the Arts on Friday night, as students waited to go into the Seryn concert being put on by the Wesley Foundation at Louisiana Tech University.
Ever since I have lived in Ruston, students as far as I know have never waited outside of the Dixie for anything.

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Tax proposals on the horizon

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Everybody wants good schools. Everybody wants crime-free communities. It’s as natural as wanting food when you’re hungry.
But ask folks how to get good schools and crime-free communities, and the answers are as varied as the selections on the menu at a full-service restaurant. Yet one thing is for certain: No matter how one proposes to get there, it takes money to achieve those goals.

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Creer stock rising in NFL

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Ex-Tech star invited to Scouting Combine
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Lennon Creer is suddenly a “hot” name among National Football League coaching staffs, scouts and player personnel representatives.
In a matter of less than three months, the former Louisiana Tech University running back has gone from a possible NFL roster member to a likely selection in the 2012 draft.
The former East Texas high school (Tatum) star was the leading rusher for the West in the East-West Shrine Classic, then got a late invite to the prestigious Senior Bowl All-Star Game.

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Jessie’s Jottings

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With football over, thoughts move to NBA
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Football season is over and we can go back to our regularly scheduled programs. Sports fans can now switch their attention to the NBA to keep their appetites sated.
But I don’t think I’d be a true woman and sports fan if I didn’t highlight the powder room conversation happening now. The topic of recent conversation that has made me somewhat giggle is Gisele Bundchen and her overly protective attitude towards her husband.

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Appleby, Brown share state award

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Tech freshman, ex-RHS star honored as top players

For the second time in three weeks, Louisiana Tech University freshman guard Raheem Appleby has been Louisiana Sports Writers Association men’s basketball Player of the Week after his performance during the week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 5.
Appleby shares the honor this week with Louisiana-Lafayette’s Josh Brown, a former star at Ruston High School.

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New Living World captures 1-C boys’ title

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Ruston’s New Living Word School wrapped up a District 1-C boys’ basketball championship on Tuesday night with a 92-87 victory over Dubach.
The Lions (19-10, 4-1) featured a 32-point, career-high scoring effort from Lee Mason to grab the league title against their Lincoln Parish and district rivals.
Tracy Hampton had 23 points, Javier Roper 18 points and Xavious Williams 14 points as other leaders for New Living Word.

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February 7th

Heart disease discussed

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As part of the Go Red for Women campaign, the Northern Louisiana Medical Center and Ruston Cardiology Associates put on their first luncheon on Friday for National Wear Red Day.
As part of the event the luncheon featured not only Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist Michael Langiulli, but it also had various booths sets up for attendees to pick up information regarding ways to stay healthy and to help prevent cardiovascular complications.

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