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April 14th, 2014

Diamond ’Dogs break nine-game losing streak

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After suffering through a nine-game winless stretch that dated back to March 25, Louisiana Tech was able to celebrate a victory with a 4-2 win over Conference USA foe FIU Sunday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
Tech (10-23, 4-14 C-USA) was finally able to come through with timely hits in the fifth inning of Sunday’s series finale, scoring three runs in the frame to help propel the Bulldogs to a much-needed victory over the Panthers from FIU (26-10, 10-8 C-USA).
A solo home run by Thomas Simoneaux in the sixth gave Tech an insurance run for a 4-2 win.

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Musically inclined hit the stage

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Steele Moegle, an associate professor of music and head of the Piano Studios at Louisiana Tech University, was one of performers Saturday who showcased their talents during the ninth annual Joe Woods Wildwood Express Country Music Showcase at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Proceeds from the event go to upkeep of the Dixie, where Woods and his band played for years starting in the mid 1970s.

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Homeowner stops man in doggie door

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A Ruston man was arrested Saturday night after attempted to gain entry to a residence through a pet door.
Christian Kane Killen, 20, of 1602 Ravine, was arrested on one count of unlawful entry of an inhabited dwelling, after a homeowner in the 1600th block of Robert St. contacted police.
According to the arrest affidavit, the homeowner contacted the Ruston Police Department in reference to a burglary in process and was able to apprehend one of the suspects.

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Ruston receives recognition

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For the 12th consecutive year, Ruston’s light and power department has been named to the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Line USA list.
Tree Line USA recognizes public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance urban trees.
To make the list, the department had to meet five tree-care standards including sponsoring a tree planting and public education program, participate in an Arbor Day celebration, provide annual worker training in best tree-care practices and maintain a tree-based energy conservation program.

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Tech to conduct disaster drill with local public health, safety agencies

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Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing, counseling center and police department along with the Ruston Fire Department, Ruston Police Department, Northern Louisiana Medical Center and Green Clinic Surgical Hospital will join together to conduct a disaster drill on Thursday at Hutchinson residential hall on Tech’s campus.

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Time for lift off

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Yet another Ruston High School senior has been accepted into a prestigious military school this year — something guidance counselor Diana Humphries said has never happened in the history of the school.
Senior Jack Lindsey has been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
“I’ve been here seven years and have had two students over the course of those years accepted,” Humphries said. “I had one student accepted in 18 years at my prior job.”

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EMMS youth learn math skills for the ACT

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There were mathematical equations all in the atmosphere on March 15 at the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers Workshop. The second workshop was presented by Car Roberts from Grambling State University. Roberts was accompanied by two students from his university math classes.

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DART is thankful to Louisiana’s legislators

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April is the traditional time for state domestic violence organizations to join together in Baton Rouge to meet up with our legislators.
On Tuesday, DART staff members will participate in the annual Purple and Teal Reception at Juban’s. For those who do not know, purple is the official color of domestic violence awareness, while teal is the color of sexual assault awareness.

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Library fun for everyone

This week, Lincoln Parish has the opportunity to celebrate one of its treasures — the Lincoln Parish Library.
National Library Week is this week, and the Lincoln Parish Library will have activities from 2-6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday to help residents celebrate.
The fun activities include face painting, caricatures and balloon animals — but the library staff is hoping that residents find fun within the materials and services they provide as well.

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Events leave memories

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Springtime brings a bounty of fun events every year for Lincoln Parish.
Even better, many of those events are not only simply fun, but are uplifting, life-reaffirming events that can create memories that will last a lifetime.
One of those events occurred over the weekend as Lincoln Parish’s annual Relay for Life was held at the Jim Mize Track on the Louisiana Tech University campus.
The event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society is special to me for two different reasons.

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