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September 27th, 2013

Diaper drive set

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Teens give back to community
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After a great response from last year, teens from the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana have decided to host another Diaper Drive.
Jeff Miller Jr., teen director, said the club decided to host the event again after receiving 1,700 diapers and $800 in donations to purchase additional diapers as needed to be given to Life Choices of North Central Louisiana.
Life Choices is an organization that provides support for women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. They offer a variety of services to help those women in need.

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Summer Heat arrests continue

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Operation Summer Heat yielded one arrest of a woman Thursday morning.
At 8:31 a.m. Thursday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team, arrested Kristie Palacios and charged her with distribution of methamphetamines.
Palacios, 32, of 441 Mayfield Road, was charged with distribution of schedule II drugs and false representation of controlled substances. The bond for the distribution of schedule II drugs is $27,500, and for the false representation of controlled substances is $20,000.

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Buckley to be honored with benefit

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At 10 a.m. Saturday, Union Parish will be honoring its long time sheriff with a benefit put on by his friends and family. The Bob Buckley benefit will be held at 116 Cox Ferry Road. in Farmerville.
Buckley passed away on Sept. 17 after a battle with cancer. He was the Union Parish Sheriff for 25 years.
All proceeds will go to Buckley’s medical bills that have accumulated since his sickness, and whatever is left will go to a scholarship fund for students who are going to go into law enforcement.

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‘Angel in the Pawnshop’ hits the stage Oct. 3

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Ruston Community Theatre is beginning its 36th season of providing theatrical stage performances for Ruston and the surrounding areas. This year we are undertaking five productions instead of our typical four.
Our season begins with a drama called Angel in the Pawnshop directed by Mitch Dufour. The play shows next week at 7 p.m. on Oct. 3, 4, and 5 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 6.

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Birthday Club meets

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Pictured left to right are Richard McKeever, John Pierce, guest speaker Joseph Miller, Frank Kelley and Joseph Capers Sr.
Joseph Miller was the guest speaker of the Birthday Fellowship Organization. He is the owner of Miller Funeral Home in Ruston and Monroe.

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Grambling preparing for Lamar

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Tigers to be without former defensive line coach Ezil Bibbs, who was fired Wednesday
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GRAMBLING — Winless Grambling State University gets another chance at its first victory Saturday as the Tigers play host to Lamar in a 6 p.m. contest at Robinson Stadium.
The Tigers will be without the services of former defensive line coach Ezil Bibbs, who was fired on Wednesday.
Reports say Bibbs was notified of his termination by email.

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Bulldogs set to battle Army in Dallas

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Louisiana Tech will play one of the most history-rich football programs in one of the most storied venues Saturday as the Bulldogs face Army in the Heart of Dallas Classic at the historic Cotton Bowl.

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All three parish prep teams on road

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All three parish teams are on the road for 7 p.m. games tonight as Ruston takes on Haughton, Cedar Creek travels to West Ouachita and Grambling Lab battles Delhi Charter.
Following are preview capsules on each game:
Ruston (2-1) at Haughton (3-0)
Kickoff: 7 p.m.; Haughton
Things get tough for the Bearcats, winners of two straight, as they hit the road to face undefeated Haughton.
Class 5A Haughton has three wins over 4A teams after taking down Woodlawn, 49-8, Benton 52-14 and Minden 34-7.
Cedar Creek (2-1) at W. Ouachita (2-1)
Kickoff: 7 p.m.; Cadeville

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Techsters to launch C-USA play at home

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Louisiana Tech Volleyball has the honor of hosting the first two Conference USA matches in the program’s history as league play is set to commence beginning with a 7 p.m. match tonight against the visiting UTEP Miners in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Conference action will resume at 1 p.m. Sunday as the Lady Techsters host former Western Athletic Conference foe turned C-USA mate UTSA in an afternoon match inside the TAC.

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Tech soccer to host Tulsa

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The much-anticipated Conference USA season starts on at 7 p.m. tonight with Louisiana Tech opening up on the road against Tulsa at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.
This marks the first ever match for Tech (5-4-1) in C-USA which opens its 19th season of women’s soccer competition on Friday with all 16 teams squaring off in league action.

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