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November 17th, 2014

Pet of the Week

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Cissy is the daughter of a Yellow Lab and a Black Mouth Cur, and is a sweet baby. Cissy is about 12 weeks old. She is still being house-trained, but volunteers say she is progressing well. She loves other dogs and likes to play. She is brown with swirls of black and hair like silk, volunteers said. Adoption fees are $65. Cissy is in a foster home so call 259-6762 for more information. To see all of the 4 PAWS dogs, visit the shelter at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment.

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Kitten rescued

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Tony Scalia, pictured above with the kitten, and John Price of the Lincoln Parish Fire Department were dispatched to a horse farm owned by Merrill O’Neal on Rodeo Road on Nov 11. A kitten had become trapped in the wall of the horse barn. The wall had to be removed to rescue the frightened kitten.

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LPSB’s 13th check may spur local shopping

Lincoln Parish School District employees received their “13th check” just in time for holiday shopping.
And with the $50 raise each employee gained,Chief Financial Officer for the LPSD George Murphy said he hopes school system eployees will be compelled to shop locally.
“It’s important for us as school board employees to try and support the local businesses because local businesses are who support us,” he said. “This check comes straight from sales taxes, so I think it’s only right and fair for us to support the local economy.”

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Bowden's message held impact

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Florida State University football coaching legend Bobby Bowden served as keynote speaker at last week’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraising luncheon and showed he’s as good at guiding young people through the game of life as he is a gridiron guru.
Bobby’s message to those attendance was simple: Nothing is any good without Jesus. Serve him and he’ll make you a success.

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November 15th

O.K.'s Corral: Ex-Grambling assistant aids Cards’ success

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There are all kinds of reasons for the success of the Arizona Cardinals’ this season.
There’s new head Bruce Arians, the revived career of quarterback Carson Palmer, a tough defense and the continued productivity of Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Jr.
But another vital part of the Cardinals’ surge and favorite’s tag to reach the Super Bowl is Todd Bowles.
Ask anyone close to Arizona’s inner workings — from the front office to media beat writers — and they’ll invariably turn the page in the team’s press guide to the page carrying Bowles’ bio.

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Lady Luck turns on GSU

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Alabama State hands Tigers first SWAC loss of season
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GRAMBLING — Lady Luck has sweetly danced with Grambling State University’s football team over the past seven weeks.
But things soured Saturday as she turned the tables and GSU saw a seven-game win streak snapped as Alabama State topped the Tigers 37-23 in Southwestern Athletic Conference action at Eddie G. Robinson Stadium.
The fact the odds caught up to his team wasn’t a shock for GSU coach Broderick Fobbs.

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Techsters start Summitt era with win

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Despite committing too many turnovers for head coach Tyler Summitt’s liking, Louisiana Tech found itself within striking distance with less than three minutes remaining in its season opener on the road against defending Southland Conference champion Stephen F. Austin.
Trailing by two with the shot clock running down, the rookie head coach turned to another rookie as freshman Tiara Davenport hit back-to-back 3-pointers during a 45 second span and the Lady Techsters pulled out a 76-69 win against the Lady Jacks before 1,833 fans at the William R. Johnson Coliseum.

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Bearcats ousted from 5A playoffs

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It’s a game of inches, of second chances and of blood, sweat and tears.
But the football doesn’t always bounce the home team’s way.
Scotlandville saved its best for last on a frigid Friday night at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium as the Hornets pulled off a 18-14 comeback win over the Ruston High School Bearcats in first-round play of the Class 5A playoffs.


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Two transported for injuries

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Two people were transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center Saturday afternoon following a rollover wreck between a Ford F-150 pickup and a Chevrolet Suburban at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Vienna Street. The two injured were removed from the Suburban, which rolled over in the middle of Georgia Avenue.

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Probation holds jamming-up judicial system?

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Numbers show 314-day average before offenders are adjudicated

This is the third in a series of articles to be published by the Daily Leader concerning expediting adjudication in Lincoln Parish.
Lincoln Parish Detention Center Warden Jim Tuten has been crunching numbers. For some time, there has been a problem of overcrowding at the detention center, but the overcrowding is a result of a much larger problem.

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