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March 7th, 2014

District 5 sets 8-under tryouts

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Tryouts for the new District 5 8-and-under travel baseball team will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the smaller baseball fields behind the Ruston High School Stadium at the J.C. Love Baseball/Softball complex.
The team will be coached by former District 5 18-year-old team coach Eddie Parkman along with assistant Brandon Watts.
Players must not turn 9 years old before May 1 to be eligible for the team.
For more information, call Parkman at 318--243-2294 or Watts at 243-2326.

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Prep playoffs to continue

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Ron Abney (0) and the Simsboro Tigers travel to Anacoco today for a 7 p.m. Class B quarterfinal action. In other quarterfinal games tonight, Choudrant will play at Class B top-seeded Florien at 7 p.m. while New Living Word will play a 7 p.m. contest at Reeves in Class C action.

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Bulldogs to battle Texas A&M

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After 12 straight home games to open the season, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will pack their bags and hit the road for the first time this season for a three-game series against SEC foe Texas A&M beginning at 6:35 p.m. today at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.
The two teams will then face off at the same time Saturday before wrapping up the series with a 1:05 p.m. first pitch Sunday afternoon in College Station.

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Bearcats blast Destrehan, 10-0

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Ben LeBlanc’s home run highlighted Ruston High School’s 10-0 defeat of Destrehan Thursday as part of the Trey Altick Classic. RHS (2-3) will play Lutcher at 5:30 p.m. today, St. Amant at noon Saturday and Holy Cross at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Organization helps young women

We’ve all seen them out and about the Ruston-Lincoln area working hard. The time of year has come for young girls to get out there in the hopes of raising the most money through selling cookies — but not just any cookies, Girl Scout cookies.
The mission of the Girl Scouts organization is to develop girls who have courage, confidence and character — who will one day make the world a better place.
Today, there are more than 3 million people involved — with roughly 2 million being actual Girl Scouts and the rest primarily volunteers.

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A man called ‘Cotton’

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Writer’s Note: Cotton Fuller passed away this week. I wrote this about him not too long ago. So long Cotton. May you rest in the arms of our Loving Savior.
Somebody once said that there were so many Colvins living in my hometown of Dubach that if you met a stranger on the sidewalk and greeted him by saying, “Hello, Mr. Colvin,” you had an 87 percent chance of being right. And if he frowned at you, you could correct your mistake by saying, “Excuse me, Mr. Fuller.”

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Time of year to support the babies

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This year 4 million babies will benefit from March of Dimes research, vaccines, education and breakthroughs.
In 2013:
• $23 million was invested in research to defeat premature birth and other infant health problems.
• 2.3 million moms, dads and health professionals received community services and education to improve babies health.
• 90,000 families in 131 hospitals were offered information and comfort through NICU Family Support.
• Nonmedically indicated early delivers in march of Dimes partner hospitals declined by 83 percent.

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March 6th

Chase comes to a crashing halt

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Thanks to a PIT maneuver by local officials, a law enforcement pursuit, which began in Ouachita Parish, came to a stop near the Ruston Civic Center on Wednesday morning.
At approximately 10:22 a.m., the Ruston Police Department was made aware that a vehicle pursuit from Ouachita Parish was approaching the city limits of Ruston.
According to the arrest report from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department, deputies had responded to the Excel Mart in reference to a shoplifting complaint.

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Bathroom vent overheats, causes blaze

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Ruston Fire Department was called to Skokie Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for smoke showing from a duplex apartment. Firefighters arrived to find Ruston Police Department officers on scene. Officers had already searched the apartment, and no occupants were found. The fire was found in the attic area by firefighters and quickly extinguished. The smoke was cleared and all hot spots were tended. Thirteen Ruston Firefighters were on scene along with four fire trucks, one command unit and several staff vehicles.

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Furry fun to take place Saturday

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Residents of Lincoln Parish, it’s time to have some fun and bonding time with man’s best friend.
Ruston Parks and Recreation will host their eighth annual Furry Fun Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Huckleberry Trails Park and Nature Area.
The community is strongly encouraged to come out with their dogs. It is a noncompetitive event and includes a mile walk. Also, this is a time for the community to socialize with other pet owners. Each year there are roughly 200 participants.

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