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December 10th

Former Tech athlete charged in child’s death

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WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Waveland police have arrested the father in the death of his baby girl in August.
Police Chief David Allen said 31-year-old Oren Lewis is charged with capital murder. Municipal Court Judge Preston J. Mauffray set bond Monday at $1 million.
Lewis is charged in the Aug. 25 death of 23-month-old Maleah Bush Lewis, of Waveland.
The girl died after Lewis reportedly told police she had fallen from a bed while she was asleep.

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Help 500 families enjoy a holiday meal

This year, with the help of kind Lincoln Parish residents, 500 families will be able to sit down to a Christmas ham dinner they wouldn’t have had otherwise.
For the past six years, the Rotary Club of Lincoln, in conjunction with Christ Community Action, Super 1 Foods and the Ruston-Lincoln Community Foundation, has worked to raise funds to help families that likely wouldn’t have had a nice holiday meal otherwise.
Chris Turner, director of Ruston’s Super 1 Foods, said he came up with the idea when he took over the store.

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GSU’s Fobbs determined to win

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New Tigers football coach introduced during Monday press conference
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For newly-hired Grambling State football coach, it’s all about the W.I.N.
W.I.N. as in “What’s Important now.”
Fobbs, who was announced as Grambling’s new head coach last week and introduced during a Monday press conference at the Eddie G. Robnson Museum on the GSU campus, said that’s the core philosophy he’ll use as he takes on the task of rebuilding the school’s football program, which has won only two games the past two seasons.

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Tech soccer sees high, low points in first C-USA season

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The Louisiana Tech soccer team experienced many highs and lows in 2013 which was predictable with a roster of 18 freshmen and only one senior.
Despite the vast amount of youth and inexperience, the Lady Techsters came together to produce a 9-10-1 record and came within one win of reaching the Conference USA tournament in their first season in the competitive league.

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Gearing up for Spring gardens in 2014

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It’s never too early to begin preparations for a new spring gardening season. Late winter is an important time for gardeners, and now is the time to start envisioning and planning the 2014 gardens.

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Locals to perform in Christmas concert

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Ruston’s Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present “O Holy Night: A Celebration in Song” at 5 p.m. Sunday at White’s Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe.
Several other ensembles and vocalists will also sing.
Chorus selections will include “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” “Mary Had a Baby,” “A Gift of Love,” “Huron Carol (‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime)” and “Carol of the Bells.” The finale will be a solo of “O Holy Night” by chorus member Donna Fike, of Monroe, with chorus members accompanying her.

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December 9th

Choudrant residents gather to celebrate

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For 7-year-old Keagyn Barrett, the best thing about Choudrant’s Christmas in the Village celebration was the music, and getting a tiny snowman painted on her right cheek.
For Jacob Northcutt, the best thing was having something fun to do inside on a cold Saturday night. For Richard Scott, it was taking home first prize in the village chili cook-off.
And for Tina Wise, chairman of the village’s ninth annual Christmas celebration, the best thing was people having a good time.
“I think it’s great to get together as a community and fellowship” Wise said.

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Woman charged with battery

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At approximately 4:18 p.m. Friday, the Ruston Police Department responded to a call on McDonald Avenue.
According to the arrest affidavit, upon arrival police could hear very loud crying and yelling coming from the inside of an apartment.
Upon entering the residence on McDonald Avenue, the arresting officer stated he found a crying female sitting on another female’s back. According to the affidavit, the victim — who was sitting on the suspect’s back — had stopped by the residence to check on a disabled family member.

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Volunteers to see more pay?

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Grambling to meet Dec. 19 to discuss several issues

The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met in regular session Thursday night to approve a wide variety of items that will be discussed at a special meeting to be held Dec. 19.
Mayor Pro Tempore Roy Jackson presided over the meeting.
“We will hold a special meeting Dec. 19 after a public hearing that is set for 5:30 p.m.,” he said.
Items that will be on the agenda for that public hearing are setting the dates for the 2014 monthly board of aldermen meetings and setting the dates for tax incremental financial district meetings.

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Loren set to take the stage

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Internationally-known jazz singer and songwriter Halie Loren will perform at the Lincoln Parish Library events center at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Loren will perform songs from her previous albums, as well as holiday songs.
Loren’s debut jazz CD in 2008, “They Oughta Write a Song” won a national independent music award for best vocal album. Loren’s song “Thirsty” won Independent Music Awards’ Vox Pop poll for best jazz song of the year.

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