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One dead following accident

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Drameri Dill, a first-time Grambling State University student, died in a single-car accident early Sunday morning. He was 22. The matter is being handled by the Ruston Police Department, which is not releasing details at this time.
Dill, of Clinton, Miss., who transferred to the university from Louisiana Delta Community College, was captain of Bac Doe Production, an intramural basketball and flag football team at the university.

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Local political perspectives

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Daily Leader staff asked a few local residents what they believed are the three most important issues in today’s presidential election. Responses were printed Monday and today.
“The three most important issues in this year’s election are health care, Social Security and illegal immigrants. All of them are critical in determining what the future could hold for our younger generation, particularly Social Security and health care.”
— Ruston High Head Football
Coach Billy Laird

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Henderson new chair of LPDC Commission

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Sheriff Stone steps down in light of study
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The Lincoln Parish Detention Center has a new leader as of their Nov. 5 meeting.
Commission members elected Police Jury member Joe Henderson as chairman of the commission and District Attorney Bob Levy as vice chair.
Sheriff Mike Stone, who was serving as the chairman, tendered his resignation in light of a study being conducted on LPDC.

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Proposed amendments unanimously approved

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Ruston aldermen unanimously approved the proposed amendments to the city’s zoning code during their regular monthly council meeting on Monday.
City officials say the zoning changes were intended to make the code easier to understand, protect existing neighborhoods, preserve the historic downtown and make the zoning application process faster and more predictable.

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Two added to presidential search list

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The Louisiana Tech University presidential search committee will meet at noon Friday in Baton Rouge to make a decision on who they will invite to interview to succeed Dan Reneau.
Reneau, who has served as president for 26 years, announced in September he will retire effective June 30, 2013.
During Friday’s meeting, committee members are expected to make a decision about who will be invited to an on-campus interview later this month.

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‘Cheatin’ to open tonight at GSU

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Second production of the year about small town, morality

Grambling State University will begin the run of its second production of the 2012-13 school year with “Cheatin’” starting at 7 p.m. today.
“The show hits close to home,” said Nicholas Harrison, director of the production and instructor with Department of Theatre Arts. “It’s is about small town gossip and morality. A lot of people who come to the show will be able to relate.”
“Cheatin,’” written by Del Shores, is a comedy set in Lowake, Texas, and incorporates a local bar, restaurant, beauty salon, hotel and all their inhabitants and patrons.

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Professor earns honor from Society of Foresters

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The Society of American Foresters has named Louisiana Tech University School of Forestry associate professor and associate director A. Gordon Holley as its 2012 Carl Alwin Schenck Award winner.
Holley received the award at the 2012 Society of Foresters National Convention held Oct. 24-28 in Spokane, Wash. The Schenck Award recognizes outstanding performance in the field of forestry education. This award recognizes individuals whose educational efforts exemplify those of Schenck, founder of the Biltmore Forestry School.

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La. Tech alumni honored

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Louisiana Tech University’s annual Alumni Awards Luncheon was held Nov. 2 in the Louisiana Tech Student Center. Pictured, from left to right, are Tech alumni honorees Nicholas Akins and Kenneth Murchison, Arlis Scogin Distinguished Service Award winner Dan Hollingsworth, honorees Debbie Primeaux Williamson, John Allen (Tech Alumnus of the Year), Brooke Lassiter Stoehr (Young Alumnus of the Year), Mickey Rachal and Randy Fowler.

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First frost brings common persimmon to mind

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This week has been chilly with some parts of our area having had their first temperatures below 32 degrees F. 

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NCLAC’s ARToberfest deemed a tasty success

Organizers say the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Third Annual ARToberfest, titled “Celebrate the Craft,” was a success.
The primary fundraiser for NCLAC’s upcoming Holiday Arts Tour, the event was sponsored by Marsala Beverage, who brought more than 40 varieties of beer for sampling. Eight home brewers from around the region served their unique home brewed beers, with Steve Parks of Shade Tree Brewers in Mooringsport, being crowned the Devine Home Brewer, sponsored by Devine Wines & Spirits.

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