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December 24th

Camper named Tech tennis coach

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Former Wright State men’s and women’s associate head tennis coach Chad Camper has been hired to be the new head coach of the Lady Techster tennis program, announced today by Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland.
“We are very excited to have someone of Chad’s expertise and background lead our women’s tennis program,” said McClelland. “I believe that Chad has the skills, knowledge and drive to take our program to the next level. “

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I.A. Lewis Girls Take State In Cross Country

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The I.A. Lewis Girls Cross Country team, state runner-up last year, took home top honors this year at the at the Louisiana Elementary/Junior High Cross Country championships in the fifth/sixth grade division. Pictured kneeling above (left to right) are Amara McCullough, Eryn Bagwell, Arden Bagwell, and Madison Soto. Pictured standing above are Miraja Tatum, Coach Jay Seal, Frankie Roy, Rebecca Mall, Breanna Payton, Aniyah Fobbs, Diamond Harris, Morgan Keen, Joy Eddy, Coach Beth Toney, and Diamond Johnson. Seated above on the brick column at left is Larkin Flurry.

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Kyser named LWSA Player of the Week

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The rim protector of the Louisiana Tech defense, Michale Kyser, was announced Monday as the Louisiana College Basketball Player of the Week by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
The junior forward was instrumental this past week in leading Tech to two wins versus in-state foes, McNeese State (64-50) and ULM (83-61).

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Airman seeks old friends

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Arkansas resident Verle Shelby is hoping to connect with some old Ruston acquaintances this Christmas.
“In 1955, I was in the Air Force and was driving home to Arkansas from San Francisco where I had recently purchased a new red 1956 Plymouth car,” Shelby wrote in a statement.
Along the way, Shelby found company for his long drive.
“I happened to notice two young sailors walking down the highway,” Shelby wrote. “I stopped and offered them a ride. Not only did they accept the ride, but they also shared the driving until I dropped them off at their destination in the Ruston area.”

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GSU receives surprise donation

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Grambling State University graduates — and their graduation speaker — got a big surprise last week when Shreveport Federal Credit Union gave the school a large, $100,000 check and a promise to create a Birdex Copeland Endowed Professorship at GSU.

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OWL Center not just for LMCH

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Lincoln Parish is home to quite a few hidden treasures, and the Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center can be added to that list.
Samantha Luttrell, farm and equine supervisor for the OWL Center, said the 800-plus acres that are the OWL Center were partially donated in the 1970s, by Loraine Howard — a local businesswoman, and the remaining land was purchased in the 1990s.
“The OWL Center is more than 800 acres of rolling hills, beautiful facilities and programs designed to encourage teamwork, family bonds, character development, education and fun,” she said.

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Selecting the right fruit variety for the home garden

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There is great interest by gardeners in incorporating edible fruit producing plants into the landscape or creating a small home orchard. Opportunities exist for the production of many favorite fruit for urban homeowners with limited space as well as rural residents.
Home-grown vine or tree-ripened fruit is higher in quality than those grown in far-away places and shipped to local grocery stores. Growing fruit can also be profitable and satisfying, and most fruit trees add many benefits to a landscape.

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GSU gives back to homeless

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Grambling State University athletics recently donated items to help a local homeless shelter. Graduating grad student Michael Harris conducted the food drive along with GSU athletics.
Harris is an intern student who worked with GSU Academic Enhancement office. Harris served as the community service liaison. Each month Harris had to conduct a community service project that involved the student athletes with the community.

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Rotary club names December Students of the Month

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The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Dec. 11 luncheon and was then presented an award of achievement with concluding remarks provided by Rotary President Angie Biscomb. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles on their respective school campus.

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Remembering the reason for the season

Each year we set time aside to spend with loved ones during the holiday season.
With Christmas upon us, each resident should take this time to be thankful for what they have and to remember the reason for the season.
Most families will be opening Christmas presents either tonight or in the morning, or just enjoying quality time with family.
However, there are some who go above and beyond to help those less fortunate and visit nursing homes, such as the Louisiana Tech University women’s soccer team, or go caroling throughout the city.

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