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June 15th, 2013

Buddy Ball: Learning life’s lessons

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(Editor’s note: Buddy Ball is a popular softball program designed for special needs’ youngsters in Lincoln Parish. Ages four-through-16 participate in the league that will feature its fall action during the last two weekends of September and all four weekends in October. The following story was written by Ruston’s Laura Smith, who served as an assistant coach for one of the teams earlier this year).
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It was a chilly Saturday in March, the morning of our first Buddy Ball game.
There were four teams there that morning comprised of 39 of God’s most precious children. And there I was, the assistant coach for one of those teams.

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Doodle socking: A ‘tad’ wacky

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To be a serious bass fishermen today you might need to mortgage the house and hold off on paying for your kid’s college tuition for a few years. Some bass boats cost more than the first house I bought, and it was brand new. With reels with computer chips and rods made of the latest space-age materials, fishing line the diameter of a spider web but strong enough to pull a mule out of a bog, and don’t get me started on lures.

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Protecting the big dog from the smaller one

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It’s been a good, but different, kind of week. Certainly not as glamorous as New York, but nice to be back home.
At our monthly Young at Heart luncheon, which we do once a month, as we did at Temple, we go to different restaurants. This time we went to Furr’s, which is a cafeteria I enjoy their old fashioned home cooking.

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Church News - Sunday, June 16, 2013

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery up through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays and by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday
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BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday evening’s prayer service is at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove, Grambling

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June 14th

Family affair held

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Political run hinted during banquet honoring ‘Gallot Trio’
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Tables where draped with red flowers and adorned with crystal centerpieces to commemorate a festival of freedom: Juneteenth. It also marked another occasion; City of Grambling Mayor Ed Jones backing Lincoln Parish’s very own Rick Gallot Jr. for Lt. Governor.

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Long may she wave

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‘Old Glory’ honored with Flag Day Ceremony
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Red, white and blue is the color of the day as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Louisiana Post 3615 Ruston, along with Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, conducted a Flag Day ceremony today at Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Boy Scout Troop 45 and Cub Scout Pack No. 59 opened the ceremony by displaying the proper way to fold a flag. Later, the troop and pack helped burn the flags that were being retired.

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Tech professor’s work featured on cover of international publication

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Mark DeCoster, the James E. Wyche III Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, and his team of researchers are featured in a cover story in the latest edition of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) — one of the premier and most widely read biotechnology publications in the world.

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Dixie welcomes Russ-Town band

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There’s music in the air in Downtown Ruston as we gather for great performances on June 21-22. From Railroad Park to Dixie Center for the Arts, entertainment is “Peachy Keen” at the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival. It’s easy to find just what you’re looking for as you soak up the sights and sounds. There’s truly something for everyone.

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’Dogs have high grades, too

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White’s 27-win club posts best-ever APR mark
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On the court and off of it, Louisiana Tech University’s basketball Bulldogs did just fine during the 2012-13 school year.
The team that had a 27-7 record, shared a regular season Western Athletic Conference championship and dented the nation’s Top 25 polls left its fans with plenty of fond memories during the year of leadership under Head Coach Michael White.
At the same time, the Bulldogs took care of their business in the classroom.
According to the latest and all-important Academic Progress Rates announced by the NCAA, the team had an all-time single season best mark of 951.

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Banowsky likes C-USA structure

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Commissioner pleased with ‘stable environment’ of conference
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IRVING, Texas — The annual meeting of the Conference USA Board of Directors concluded earlier this week, as the Board met with C‐USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky and Executive Associate Commissioner Judy MacLeod.

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