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August 22nd, 2013

Step back from competitive spirit

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I love competition. I grew up in a competitive environment, being one of six brothers in a single household, so it was only natural that it translated over into my social life. I remember in second grade, my class had a math competition that lasted for several weeks. We used to take math tests that were timed, and depending on the number of correct answers and the time you finished your test, you would receive a certain score when everyone was finished. I remember taking that competition very seriously and as a result, I won a gold medal for it.

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Local school plants garden

When students work together for a common goal, they usually get good results. Rosiland Russell and Wanda Wilson from Alma J. Brown Elementary School wanted a school garden. The Lincoln Health Foundation and the LSU AgCenter and many volunteers made that happen.
“It took many stages, hours and volunteers to complete the Alma J. Brown Elementary School garden. It is the cutest garden in the parish,” said Cathy Judd, Extension Agent with the LSU AgCenter. “There is a lot of talent and character in every cinder block.”

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LSMSA students prepare for classes

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Students returned to the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts on Aug. 17. On Monday they participated in advising and registration, and classes began Tuesday. Pictured is Tyler Osborne, of Ruston, speaking with David Wood, an instructor in the foreign language department at LSMSA.

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Bearcats battle Byrd tonight

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The Ruston High School Bearcats will hold a preseason scrimmage starting at 6 p.m. tonight at Hoss Garrett Stadium. Tickets for the game cost $5 and are available at the RHS main office.

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Book signing set for Rob Museum

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Author Samuel G. Freedman will appear at a book signing at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Doris Robinson Banquet Hall at the Eddie Robinson Museum.
Freedman’s book “Breaking The Line” tells the story of the season in black college football that transformed the sport and helped change the course of the civil rights movement.

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Bulldogs add Auburn to 2014 football slate

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Louisiana Tech officials announced Wednesday morning that the school has added Auburn to its 2014 non-conference football schedule.
The game, which will be the 13th installment in the series, will be held on Sept. 27, 2014, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. The two teams last played in the 2009 season opener.
The last three games Louisiana Tech has played against Southeastern Conference opponents have all been decided by one possession.

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August 21st

Summer Heat yields five arrests

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Local law enforcement has made five more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat.
At approximately 7:51 p.m. Tuesday Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a search warrant at 3020 Paul Ave.

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A blast from the past

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Local ladies to rock the clock
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Piney Hills Harmony director Sheila Nugent, of Ruston (center), joins the Sweet Adelines in song during 2012’s “Rock Around the Clock.” An updated and expanded version of the show that brings three decades of music back to the stage will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Jack Howard Theater at the Monroe Civic Center. Six other local residents are members of the Ruston-based chorus, including Nugent’s mother, Judy Stepp and Suzy Henderson. Tickets are available at the Monroe Civic Center box office or through Ticketmaster.

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President Emeritus

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ULS bestows honorary title on Tech’s Reneau
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The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System today named Daniel Reneau president emeritus of Louisiana Tech University. Reneau retired from Louisiana Tech in June after serving 46 years, including 26 years as president.
An emeritus position is one of the highest academic honors awarded to professors and administrators — usually on the occasion of their retirement. While campus presidents can bestow an emeritus title to a university employee, a president emeritus title must be recommended by the University of Louisiana System president and approved by the board.

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5th District sign-up ends today

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For anyone eyeing the 5th District congressional seat, decision time is here. Since press time Tuesday, two additional candidates have thrown their name in the hat.
Henry Herford, a Libertarian, of Delhi, and Blake Weatherly, a Republican, of Calhoun, seeking his first elected office, have both decided to join the race.
There are only a few hours left for interested contenders to qualify to be on the Oct. 19 ballot.

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