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July 25th, 2013

Maggie Moo’s offers cool, sweet treats

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School is back in session, and the season is turning into fall. But in Louisiana the weather is still warm, so why not treat yourself, or the kids, to some tasty ice cream at Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery?
At Maggie Moo’s you’ll find a multitude of cool, refreshing delights, from various super-premium ice creams, to specialty treats, to lighter yogurt options. Pick your flavor and spruce it up with some mix-ins, which include every kind of topping imaginable such as rainbow sprinkles, chocolate, candy and fruit.

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’Dogs tackle C-USA Media Day

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — North Texas coach Dan McCarney knows there are 14 football teams this season in Conference USA, the Mean Green’s new league.
Asked if he could name them all, McCarney chuckled and said it might take him while.
“But I know there’s 14 this year, I think there’s 13 next year, and hopefully we’ll be back to 14 the next year after that,” McCarney said Wednesday at C-USA media day. “I’m just trying to piece it all together, I know who’s on our schedule, West, East, who’s coming, who’s going.”

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July 24th

Electrical disturbance

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Faulty power cord blamed for causing blaze
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The Ruston Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the Louisiana Tech University campus at Keeny Hall off College Street in Ruston at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning.
RFD Public Information Officer Eric Brazzel said two engines, one ladder truck, one command unit, one rescue unit along with several support vehicles and 14 firefighters responded to find all occupants evacuated and outside of the building.
Brazzel said smoke was pouring out of one door on the ground floor of the three-story building.

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Family matters

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New Tech AD thrilled about move to area
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New Louisiana Tech University Athletics Director Tommy McClelland is a family man.
And he’s admittedly excited to be joining the Tech and Lincoln Parish families as he prepares to begin leading Bulldog athletics into the future.

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Tuesday night storms knock out power around region

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A strong group of thunderstorms rocked the region late Tuesday night, causing widespread power outages that have lasted into this morning.
Entergy Customer Service Manager Jim Pesnell said that 5,000 area residences were without power at the peak of Tuesday night’s storms and that 1,300 remained powerless as of this morning.
“Those 1,300 outages are the result of about 62 cases of problems like downed lines from tree limbs and that kind of thing,” Pesnell said.

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Kinesiology students, faculty from Tech present at national conference

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Current and former graduate students, and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s kinesiology department had the opportunity to present their research to colleagues from across the country last week at the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) 2013 National Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.

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RPAR gears up for fall sports leagues

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Registration is officially open for our fall leagues: youth soccer and flag football. We are also registering teams for our fall adult 7-on-7 flag football league.
Once you have registered your aspiring ‘lil athlete, it is time to gear up with the proper equipment. At Ruston Parks and Recreation, we stress the importance of child safety.

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Visit parks for picnic month

Our community has an abundance of treasure tucked away all around the parish, and while we celebrate National Picnic Month we should take the time to see each and every one of them.
The community has access to a number of parks including Lincoln Parish Park, located off Louisiana Highway 33. The park has a lake, numerous walking trails and playground equipment for children.
On the other hand the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department also has a number of parks all over the city that area residents can enjoy.

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Jindal hasn't learned politics

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One can almost excuse state Rep. John Bel Edwards for getting a little huffy over Gov. Bobby Jindal’s recent remarks characterizing Democrats as basically immoral, of little faith and participants in a “new reign of politically correct terror.”
After all, as Edwards, leader of Louisiana’s House Democratic Caucus and potential gubernatorial candidate, properly points out, there are a sizeable number of Louisiana voters who don’t belong to the Republican Party. That’s true, even though they often vote for GOP candidates, including Jindal.

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Prep work begins at Garrett Stadium

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Bearcat fans driving by L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Football Stadium at Ruston High School in recent days have noticed preparations going on for a facelift to the facility.
But while those preparations will be noticed during the upcoming season, it won’t be until next season that renovations will really be noticed.

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