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September 13th, 2013

GSU hits road without Williams at helm

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Tigers set to face Lincoln University with Ragsdale as head coach

GRAMBLING — Grambling State University enters Saturday’s game against Lincoln University of Missouri with plenty of unknowns as the Tigers head for Kansas City, Mo., for the 4:30 p.m. contest to be played Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Grambling Lab falls, 40-7

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RHS, Creek both play at home tonight

Area high school football hits week two this weekend with all three local teams back out on the field.
Grambling Laboratory High started the week’s action against LaSalle in a home game Thursday night.
LaSalle took over early and stormed to a 40-7 win over the Kittens (0-2), with tailback Jerome Hudson tallying Grambling’s only score of the night.
“They jumped on us early,” Grambling coach Jerald Kennedy said.“We kept stalling offensively and they kept capitalizing, and it just got out of hand.

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Protect yourself from fraud

Senior members of our community are often faced with limited incomes, despite the hard-work and service they have provided throughout their lives to help Lincoln Parish become what it is today.
While we should celebrate and honor these community members, as the majority of us do, some individuals instead choose to prey on seniors who may be easier targets.
The Louisiana Department of Insurance said that residents in Lincoln, Caddo and Lafayette parishes have fallen victim to these dishonorable citizens’ scams.

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Miss Kansas breaks stereotypes

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For a few minutes each day I take the time to scour the Internet in search of some odd or better yet interesting news that has happened across the country or world.
I wasn’t as shocked as many people would be to see a Miss America contestant proudly bearing the Serenity Prayer on her right ribcage, and another tattoo of the insignia for the U.S. Army Dental Corps on her left shoulder.
Miss Kansas, or as she’s called in her professional life, U.S. Army Sgt. Theresa Vail, said in an interview with guns.com that her platform was to empower women to overcome stereotypes and break barriers.

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A devastating day in New York

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A beautiful fall day suddenly turned tragic. I was in Junior High at Carroll Gardens Community School in Brooklyn when it happened. I was only 10 years old and my sister had walked me to school about an hour before. Sept.11, 2001, is a day that I will never forget.
This was my second week of junior high and I was excited to be attending a new school and meeting new people. My Earth science class soon turned chaotic.

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September 12th

Man rams duplex after running red light

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At approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday a charcoal grey Ford F-150 was traveling north on Everett Street when he reportedly ran the red light intersection of Everett Street and Alabama Avenue. According to a police officer on scene, the driver of the Ford struck a Toyota Tacoma. The officer stated this appeared to be what caused the truck to spin around coming to a stop upon hitting the duplex on the corner of Everett Street and Alabama Avenue.

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LPSO makes arrest

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Man picked up for carnal knowledge
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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended one male for carnal knowledge of a juvenile at 11:54 p.m. on Wednesday.
Carlos Dewayne Thomas II, 19, of 10805 U.S. Highway 151, Dubach, was arrested by LPSO on U.S. Highway 33 at Kentucky Avenue at 11:54 p.m. He was arrested on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile and the bail is yet to be set.

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Red carpet to be rolled out

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Celebrity to host movie premiere Saturday
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Popcorn, celebrities and the red carpet are thoughts far from a person’s mind when thinking of Ruston. However, coming up Saturday there will be a premiere showing of “Liar,” a new suspense thriller, at Celebrity Theatres.
Award winning director Todd E. Braley’s “Liar” is featuring an all star cast with local actors from the region.

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Art exhibit opens Friday

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Whether it is through Louisiana Tech University or Grambling State University, Ruston is fortunate to have such an arts presence within the community.
This time it will be Tech playing host to a gallery titled “Ephemera: 150 Years of Enterprise,” which has been curated by Associate Professor of Art Saul Zalesch.
Zalesch said he first worked with ephemera in 1993 as a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the Winterthur Library in Delaware.

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Painting the town blue

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Young Democrats to charter Sunday

While the state might be red as a whole, according to the Louisiana Voter Registration database there are more registered Democrats in Lincoln Parish than there are Republicans.
Now, there is a group for those young people in the area who ascribe to those Democratic principles.
Charla Burns, North Louisiana Regional Director of the Young Democrats of Louisiana, said she felt the area needed a group because there hasn’t been much Democratic activity in the northern part of the state thus far.

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