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September 21st, 2016

Chicken Festival domino tournament winners announced

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GSU volleyball team nets win

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Coach Demetria Keys-Johnson and head Grambling State University Lady Tigers women’s volleyball team took their show on the road on Tuesday for a mid-week matchup with Jarvis Christian College.
The Lady Tigers were pushed to five sets but came out with the win over the Lady Bulldogs, 3-2.
With the win, Grambling State moves to 2-4, overall, and Jarvis Christian drops to 9-10.

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Solid finish for Tech golfers

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CHOUDRANT — The back nine of Squire Creek Golf Course was unkind during Monday’s first two rounds of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate if you were a Louisiana Tech golfer.
However, on Tuesday, head coach Jeff Jenkins saw his young team respond to the back-nine demons. After combining to shoot 23-over-par as a team on the final nine holes during the first two rounds of the 13-team event, Tech retaliated Tuesday, shooting six-under-par on the final six holes to finish at even par (288) for the round and in a tie for seventh place with C-USA foe WKU.

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Bulldogs release hoops slate

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A record-tying 17 home games and a neutral site contest at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City highlight the 2016-17 Louisiana Tech men’s basketball schedule, announced by head coach Eric Konkol on Tuesday.
After a home exhibition with Southern Arkansas, the regular season will officially tipoff on Nov. 11 at South Carolina.

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Where are the good old days?

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Scholarships can make quite the difference when attending a university.
Sarfraz Ahmed, 17, of Cedar Creek School, and Hannah Scheaffer, 17, of Ruston High School, both understand that.
The two were recently named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program that will hopefully see them become finalists and receive one of the 7,500 scholarships the program offered.
Sarfraz said if he receives scholarship money, the donation will prove all of his hard work in high school was worth it.

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Tech achieves record enrollment

Scholarships can make quite the difference when attending a university.
Sarfraz Ahmed, 17, of Cedar Creek School, and Hannah Scheaffer, 17, of Ruston High School, both understand that.
The two were recently named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program that will hopefully see them become finalists and receive one of the 7,500 scholarships the program offered.
Sarfraz said if he receives scholarship money, the donation will prove all of his hard work in high school was worth it.

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September 20th

RPAR hosts football competition

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Young pro football fans recently had the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Ruston Parks and Recreation hosted an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition.
Winners were, standing, from left to right, were Murphy DeMoss, Wes Altic, Abraham Priego, Fred Payne and Tyna Jackson; and kneeling, from left to right, are Jaden Winzer, Davis DeMoss, Fredrian Payne and Noah Murphy.
First-place winners were boys 6-7 Noah Murphy; boys 8-10 Davis Demoss; girls 9-10 Murphy DeMoss; boys 9-10 Wes Altic; girls 12-13 Tyna Jackson; and boys 12-13 Fred Payne.

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Dubach to celebrate Chicken Festival

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The 28th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival will begin clucking away starting Friday and rolling through Saturday evening.
The annual festival honoring the flightless bird will begin with a traditional bingo night starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse, said Gina Stokes, Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization Event Coordinator.
The Louisiana Sidemen Band will play music to entertain the bingo players until 10 p.m. Friday.
“That’s just the kick off,” Stokes said.

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Club News: Littera

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The Littera opened its 2016-17 club year Sept. 7, in the Community Room at Origin Bank with Ruth Wall, Gloria Gullatt and Joan Gordon serving as co-hostesses.
The fall decorations and refreshments were enjoyed by the 23 members present.
After Vice President Carolyn Russell opened the meeting, Teri Fulton led members in the Pledge of Allegiance and Club Collect.

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Club News: Caney Lake Good Sams

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Come, get out of the sizzling heat of August and join hosts Nancy and Hubert Tolman at the cool Thomas Linge Community Center in Oakgrove for the Caney Lake Good Sams Club camp out.
You will be even happier as you enjoy eating at Fox’s Pizza on Wednesday.
After a lazy morning relaxing and catching up on everyone’s news, you’ll be glad that those wonderful aromas you are experiencing is your lunch — grilled hamburgers — expertly cooked by the Camp Chefs headed by Hubert Estes.
Everyone felt like “Wimpys” with their tummies full to popping.
 

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