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August 17th, 2017

ACT scores reflect well on school system

The Lincoln Parish school district received some exciting news about students’ ACT scores just as the new school year kicked off.
The district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the state Department of Education.
Choudrant, Ruston and Simsboro High Schools combined to make a composite score of 20.9, the parish’s highest ranking since all Louisiana students were granted access to take the test since 2012-13.

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GSU ranked No. 1

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After one of the most memorable seasons in HBCU football and FCS for that matter, there is no surprise that the Grambling State Tigers sit atop the BOXTOROW Coaches Poll, which was released earlier this week.
All 22 coaches voted and the Tigers received 18 first-place votes.
The Tigers opened the 2016 season with a heartbreaking 31-21 loss to Pac-10 opponent Arizona after taking a 21-3 into halftime.

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Bearcats legends honored

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The Ruston High School Bearcats Football Club held its second annual Bearcats Legends Dinner and Auction Wednesday night at Squire Creek Country Club. Honored at the event were former RHS quarterback Bert Jones (Class of 1969) and former Bearcats linebacker Michael Brooks (Class of 1983). Pictured from left to right are Jones, event emcee Matt Tyler and Brooks. For more on Wednesday’s Bearcats Legends Dinner and Auction see the sports section of Sunday’s Ruston Daily Leader.

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RHS scrimmages Byrd Friday

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First-year Ruston High School head football coach Jerrod Baugh gets his first good look at game-like play from his players as the Bearcats varsity team scrimmages with Byrd at 6 p.m. Friday at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium.
In a change of plans, the Bearcats junior varsity will travel to Shreveport on Friday afternoon to scrimmage the Byrd JV squad. The scrimmage was originally set to be played in Ruston but Byrd reported couldn’t find enough buses to transport both the Byrd varsity and JV teams.

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Bulldogs heat up in practice

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Louisiana Tech wrapped up one of the more grueling days of fall camp on Wednesday as the team spent two hours in full pads on the practice fields of the Jim Mize Track and Field Complex.
Tech head coach Skip Holtz knows these sweltering August afternoons can be brutal on his squad — especially for a team looking for consistency day in and day out.

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August 16th

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LPSB Session Minutes

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. David Ferguson, Mr. Danny Hancock, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.

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Docket Nos. 17-445 thru 17-447

Docket Nos. 17-445 thru 17-447
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017, upon the application of RANGE LOUISIANA OPERATING, LLC.

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School district scores high in ACT ranking

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The Lincoln Parish school district scored the fifth highest ACT composite score in the state with 180 students scoring 21 points or higher on the test according to a report recently released by the state Department of Education.
Choudrant, Ruston and Simsboro High Schools combined to make a composite score of 20.9, the parish’s highest ranking since all Louisiana students were granted access to take the test since 2012-13.
The ACT college readiness assessment is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions produced by ACT, a nonprofit of the same name.

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Alumni event set for Thursday

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For the 36th straight year, it’s Happening again for Louisiana Tech University.
The annual tradition continues starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as The Happening, a celebration of Louisiana Tech University’s alumni, academics, is held at the Monroe Civic Center.
The event will start with a 6 p.m. social and dinner while the program will start at 7 p.m.
This year features musical guest The Fabulous Equinox Quintet, led by Louisiana Tech alumni and Monroe natives Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson.

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