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October 19th, 2013

Princeton Place helps Alzheimer’s Association

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To raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association T-shirts featuring the slogan “What Day is it? .... Huuump Daaay!” have been sold. Upcoming events to raise additional funds include a bake sale from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 29. Past events were a carwash and bake sale that took place in September.
Come walk with the Princeton Place team at 9 a.m. Nov. 9 in Forysthe Park in Monroe. For more information call Susan Bateman at 254-3822.

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Dixie Dancers teach tap

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The lovely Dixie Dancers of Ruston teach tap dancing classes at 10 a.m. on Friday mornings in the McLane Multipurpose Center. They also perform their tap dance routines, for free, at various venues in and around Ruston. This photo was taken before their performance at The Council of the Aging last month. For more information or a schedule of their performances, contact Jane Boone at 255-7864.

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First Baptist sets Fall Festival for tonight

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Local and area residents, along with their children, are invited from 5-7 p.m. today in the parking lot of Ruston’s First Baptist Church to participate in family-friendly activities, including games, festive treats, music, sponsored booths, animated balloons, face painting, door prizes, fire truck viewing, bouncers, surprises galore, and the “parade of miniature horses” — all great ingredients for an autumn Octoberfest for area families.

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October 18th

GSU coaching carousel continues

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The soap opera known as the winless Grambling State University football team took another dramatic turn Thursday as interim head coach George Ragsdale was relieved of his coaching duties.
Defensive coordinator Dennis “Dirt” Winston, a former NFL linebacker with Pittsburgh and New Orleans, was named the new interim coach for the Tigers (0-7). Ragsdale was promoted from running backs coach in September when Doug Williams was fired. Ragsdale has been reassigned in the athletic department.

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Buddy recognized as Alumnus of the Year

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Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice, left, and College of Liberal Arts Dean Donald Kaczvinsky, right, recognized Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor Buddy Davis as the university’s College of Liberal Arts’ Alumnus of the Year. Davis, a 1969 journalism graduate, has spent nearly 50 years working as a sports writer for the Ruston Daily Leader, making him a living history book of the past half-century of Louisiana Tech, Lincoln Parish and north Louisiana athletics.

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Library millage rolled back 1 mill

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The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control voted to approve the 2013 amended budget, 2014 budget and the proposed paid holidays for 2015 during their monthly meeting held Wednesday.
Vivian McCain, library director, said the 2013 budget was amended because of the millage being rolled down from 5.99 mills to 4.99 mills by the Lincoln Parish Policy Jury.
“We were asked if rolling the mill back would affect our operations,” McCain said. “I informed jury members that we would still be able to uphold our daily functions if the millage was rolled back.”

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Free job search workshop on tap

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At 3 p.m. Saturday the Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a job search workshop at Comfort Inn that will include resume writing, tips for job searches and the do’s and don’ts of the interview process.
Otis Holland, pastor at the Living Gospel Church, said the event is free and open to the public, and everyone is invited.
“We would love for everyone to come,” Holland said. “We have professional people from CenturyLink who are volunteering to help make this event a success.”

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District 5 Congressional seat preliminary set for Saturday

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Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls on Saturday to help choose a replacement for former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander.
Precincts are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters should take photo identification when they go to the polls.
Election officials predict a scant turnout, partly because the congressional race is the only race on the ballot and partly because none of the 14 candidates appear to be very well known here.
“What disturbs me is the candidates don’t really gear it up until after early voting,” Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said.

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Tech program receives gift, support from RoyOMartin

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Louisiana Tech University’s Forestry Department held a reception recently to thank members of the Martin Foundation, the charitable arm of the RoyOMartin Companies, for a donation of four vans to be used by forestry faculty and students.
Four 15-passenger vans were donated directly to the university rather than through the Louisiana Tech University Foundation, and will go directly into the State Vehicle Pool.
The donation was by no means the first time the Martin Foundation has helped Tech programs as it has also provided scholarship funds to Louisiana Tech since 1998.

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NCLAC hosts ‘Lakota,’ thanks sponsors for Artoberfest

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to bring Bobby Bridger and John Inmon to the Dixie Center for the Arts on Thursday for an educational presentation of Lakota, the third part of a trilogy of poetic ballads chronicling the American West in the 19thcentury.
Lincoln Parish sixth graders have been invited to this private performance which includes a question and answer session with the musicians, as well as an art exhibit by Bridger in the Dixie Center lobby. The duo will perform again at 7 p.m. Thursday evening for the public.

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