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October 24th, 2013

Scott, Craft to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Scott are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Melanie Claire Scott to Clark Michael Craft, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Craft.
Melanie is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Clint Scott and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Rushton.
Clark is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Craft, Mrs. Jimmie England and the late Paul T. Clark.
The wedding will take place at Gravan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Ark. on Nov. 23.

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RHS freshmen lose; JV team wins

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It was a split decision for the Bearcats Monday night as the Ruston High freshman team fell to Neville by a score of 33-6 while the junior varsity team countered with a 32-7 win over the Tigers. Pictured above is Ruston’s Walter Keitavious running for daylight in the JV contest while pictured below is Bearcats’ running back Deveontre Modest looking for a rushing hole in the freshman game.

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Aycock, Kavanaugh to marry

Billy and Cathy Aycock, of Dubach, are pleased to announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter Amy Aycock to Jason Kavanaugh, of Dubach.
Amy is the granddaughter of the late Lavelle and Virginia Aycock and the late Jerry and Betty Brown.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Ruston High School and a 2007 graduate of Louisiana Tech University.
She is currently employed at Northern Louisiana Medical Center as a registered nurse.

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Cohen joins Tech track and field staff

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Louisiana Tech head track and field coach Gary Stanley announced the hiring of Jacob Cohen as an assistant track coach Wednesday.
Cohen joins the Louisiana Tech family after spending the last three years as an assistant coach at Lamar where he oversaw sprints, jumps, multi-events and hurdles.
While at Lamar, Cohen’s student-athletes set 10 school records, claimed nine All-Southland Conference honors, recorded 33 school top-five performances and posted five qualifying marks for the NCAA Prelims.

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GSU to host sports leadership summit

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Grambling State University’s Sports Leaders Association (SLA) and the Sports Administration program are hosting the second annual GSU Sport Leadership Summit today and Friday.
The conference will run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on both days and will be held in GSU’s Washington-Johnson Complex.

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Tech Hoops Madness set for tonight

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Louisiana Tech basketball fans will have an opportunity to meet the new while checking out the old during Tech Madness which is set for 7 p.m. tonight at Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium. Tech Madness is free and open to the public and is an official LA Tech Kids Club Event. Pictured are the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters 2013-14 basketball teams.

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Bite into safety this Halloween

Each year millions of Americans celebrate Halloween, also known as All Hallows’ Eve, by dressing up in a costume or passing out candy to children.
But here in Lincoln Parish with the many festivities we have surrounding the holiday, residents should all take a moment to make sure we have a healthy and safe Halloween.
Childrensdmc.org gave the following safety tips for candy.
• Avoid giving choking hazards such as gum, peanuts, hard candies or small toys as treats to young children.

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Learning something new daily

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During elementary, junior high and high school, I remember all the little nuances of historical facts that were taught. We learned about the every war that happened, every catastrophic event and every president that was ever sworn in. I thought I knew it all.
At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Lincoln Parish Library event center, in the Dubach Room, hundreds of people crowded in to watch a presentation about the orphan trains. If you are not certain you have ever heard of these orphan trains, you probably haven’t. But don’t feel bad, neither had I.

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RJHS raises funds, awareness for breast cancer

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Ruston Junior High School (RJHS) entered its third year of its Future Business Leaders of America organization with a membership of 19 students.
Serving as officers this year are: President Brandy Boyd, Vice President Joanna Ham, Secretary Molly Bertrand, Treasurer Jalia Payne, Reporter Kearia Wright, Historian Erykah Gant and Parliamentarian Drake Ward.

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Cypress Springs honor roll list

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Cypress Springs has announced the names of those students who have achieved honor roll for the first six-week grading period.
Principal’s List

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