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November 27th, 2013

GSU slates baseball camp

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Grambling State University Head baseball Coach James Cooper and his staff will hold the Next Level Baseball Camp coming up on Dec. 14 at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park beginning at 8 a.m.
The camp is open to players ninth grade and up.
Registration for the camp is now open.
For more information, go online to gsutigers.com or pcontact Cooper at 318-274-6566 or Assistant Coach Davin Pierre at 318-274-2416.

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November 26th

Pet of the week

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This is Buddy. He was having a great day this past Saturday, loving and playing with some potential adopters. The picture shows him watching them drive off, without him. It was ever so heartbreaking. There are so many dogs needing homes, residents may come meet them. Call 251-DOGS today for more information. Come see all the dogs at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment.

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Wellness program could save employees cash

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Thanks to the wellness program that Lincoln Parish School Board members approved in November 2012, school system employees are seeing better health results.
David Charpentier and Tami Rolen-Tharp, representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield, which took over the school board’s health plan last year, were at the regular school board meeting earlier this month to tell board members about the positive impact the wellness plan has had.

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4 arrested on drug charges

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At 10:51 a.m. Monday the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on Greenwood Drive after receiving complaints of suspected illegal drug use.

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18-wheeler strikes SUV

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At approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821 a two-vehicle accident occurred.
A mid-size SUV was attempting to cross the intersection and heading onto Frazier Road, when an 18-wheeler traveling north on La. Highway 33 struck the SUV’s tail end. Only minor injuries were sustained by either person involved in the accident. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene to help direct traffic and the scene was not completely cleared until approximately 6:15 p.m. Louisiana State Police Troop F is investigating the crash.

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Bank of Ruston to feature holiday artists

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The main branch of Bank of Ruston will play host to all past artists who have presented their work at the annual Holiday Art Exhibit.
Angie Biscomb, marketing director for the bank, said the event is always the first Tuesday of December.
“The artwork will be up the entire month of December,” she said. “This is a great way to kick off the holiday season. We really like to crank up the holidays.”
Biscomb said the event usually only features one artist.
“With this being the 10 year anniversary, we decided to bring back every artist that has been featured,” she said.

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Lake commission names new officers

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The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission elected new officers for 2014, among other things, in their regular meeting last week at the Union Parish Courthouse Annex.
Position of secretary and treasurer for the commission went from Terri Towns to Joe Rainer and the position for vice president was passed on from Noel James to Don Hogan.
“I think we have a good group this year,” said president Steve Cagle.
“These guys have pulled together to get a lot accomplished and I hope we continue to work toward goals.”

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Proper way to move an existing tree, shrub

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Moving an established landscape tree or shrub is sometimes necessary. This operation may seem impossible, but good preparation will make the project easier and will improve the chances of success in getting a plant off to a good start after moving it. Young plants transplant fairly well, but more established plants will suffer greater stress and require advanced preparation and careful attention to the method of digging and root protection to minimize the stress and shock of transplanting.

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Children given chance to make ornaments

In partnership with Louisiana Tech University’s MFA program, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council presents Paper Pulp Ornaments.
NCLAC and Louisiana Tech Grad Student Brittany Spencer will hold a workshop to create handmade paper ornaments on Dec. 14 for children ages 7-12.
Spencer will teach students how to create their own paper through recycling scrap paper pieces to form new sheets as circular Christmas ornaments.

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Widely-known author brought to life

At 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center, Dave Ehlert will take the stage as Samuel Clemens to revisit “Mark Twain: 100 Years Later.” Ehlert is a Branson, Mo., stage performer who travels the United States as part of a national, grant-funded program. This is a 90-minute performance (with intermission) and it will be open to the public.

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