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March 28th, 2017

Bearcats blast Neville, 15-5

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Aaron Hoenke (above left) started on the mound for Ruston High School on Monday as the Bearcats defeated Neviille 15-5. Pictured above right is RHS catcher Reed Sexton tagging out a Neville baserunner at home plate.

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FCA youth hoops camp set for Saturday

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Basketball coaches Theodis Johnson and Theodis Johnson Jr. will conduct a Fellowship of Christian Athletes basketball camp from 9-noon on Saturday.
The camp, for grades 1-5, will cost $10 and the first 40 participants will receive a free T-Shirt and Bible.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Ruston High School boys gymnasium with the camp itself opening at 9:15 a.m.
The closing session of the game will be at 11:50 a.m.

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Techsters to host Stephen F. Austin

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Louisiana Tech will return home for a mid-week non-conference match-up against Stephen F. Austin at 5 p.m. today at the Lady Techster Softball Complex.
Admission is free and the first 50 fans to the game will receive a free Louisiana Tech koozie.
Fans can access a live video/audio stream of the game through a paid subscription to CUSATV.com while live in-game Twitter updates can be accessed via @LATechSB.

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Cougars, Panthers, Aggies pick up wins

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The Cedar Creek Cougars jumped out to an early lead over Logansport and took home a 10-2 victory on Saturday.
Cedar Creek stands at 14-6 and at No. 1 4 in Class 1A power rankings while Logansport is 17-4 and No. 5 in Class 1A power rankings.
The Cougars scored on a home run by leadoff hitter Alex Puckett, a single by Parker King, a fielder’s choice by Eli Brown, and a groundout by Griff Granger in the first inning.
Home runs for Cedar Creek came when Puckett blasted one in the first inning and Parker King added another in the fifth inning.

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GSU softball tops JSU

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GRAMBLING — After dropping the first two games in a series with Jackson State University, the Grambling State University Lady Tigers dug deep and pulled out a win on Monday afternoon.
GSU defeated JSU 8-3 to close out the Southwestern Athletic Conference series.
With the win, Grambling moves to 11-21 on the season and 1-5 in SWAC play. The visiting Lady Tigers drop to 9-22 and 2-4 in league play.

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Diamond ’Dogs to host ULM tonight

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Following a four-game road swing, Louisiana Tech returns back to the Love Shack for a midweek battle with a familiar foe just down Interstate 20 in the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
First pitch between Louisiana Tech and ULM is set for 6 p.m. today at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park and will be the first of two meetings this season between the Bulldogs and the Warhawks.
Louisiana Tech is coming off of a three-game set at Charlotte which concluded with the Diamond ’Dogs splitting a Saturday doubleheader with the 49ers.

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Favorite season finally arrives

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This is my favorite time of year. The birds are singing, the trees are greening up and the daffodils along the interstate have bloomed. Already I have noticed busy bees in my garden. The North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners have predictably been as busy as bees as well. For many months they have been working in the greenhouses at Louisiana Tech growing beautiful plants for you to buy at their annual Spring Plant Sale.

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Tech, GSU players await NFL Draft

As March Madness winds down, some of our area collegiate football players are preparing for the next phase of the gridiron careers — the possibility of playing pro football.
The Ruston Daily Leader is excited about this year’s crop of potential pros and we are already counting down the days until the first round of the NFL draft begins on April 27.
While it doesn’t appear Lincoln Parish will have a first-round selection as we did last year in Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler, there is the chance of a second-day (second or third round) pick in Bulldogs receiver Carlos Henderson.

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March 27th

Parish awarded $670,000 in mitigation funds

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Lincoln Parish will soon be getting $673,078 in federal 404 Mitigation funds.
The grant came from a meeting with the state office of Homeland Security, said Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

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‘The Secret Garden’ to open at LPL

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, the Hampstead Stage Company will perform “The Secret Garden” at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center.
“The book that this performance is based on was written in 1911 by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and is still read by individuals and as class readings a lot,” said Margie Mealer, chidlren’s director for the library. “It tells the story of a girl named Mary.”
The story starts out in India, she said.

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