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January 30th, 2015

District 5 baseball tryouts slated

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The District 5 8-and-under baseball team will hold tryouts at 5 p.m. today as the Lincoln Little Baseball Field.
Tryouts for the District 5 9-and-under baseball team will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Little League Field.

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Tech tennis looking for first spring win

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Louisiana Tech will have two more chances this weekend to notch its first spring dual victory when they travel to Atlanta to take on Florida Gulf Coast and No. 67 Georgia State.
The neutral matchup against the Eagles will be today while the game versus the Panthers will be on Saturday. Both matches will be played at the Life Time Athletic and Tennis/Piedmont Park.
Tech (0-3) looks to rebound from a tough home-opener loss to in-state foe Nicholls State.

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GSU to host UAPB

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Grambling State University will play host to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader on Saturday in the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The women’s game will tip off at 3 p.m. while Mark Gray (24) and the Tigers will take on the Golden Lions beginning around 5:15 p.m.

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January 29th

Collision merits medical attention

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Ruston police department deputy chief Clint Williams said a 2014 Ford Fiesta driven by Martha Taylor, of Ruston, was traveling northbound on North Farmerville Street.
Taylor reportedly disobeyed the stop sign and struck a 2005 Cadillac STS driven by Brian Calton, of Grambling, that was traveling eastbound on East Georgia Avenue.
Williams said the passenger in the 2005 Cadillac STS was transported by RFD/EMS to NLMC with minor injuries.
No citations were issued.

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Experts talk EPA’s Camp Minden burn

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed open-tray burning of 15 million pounds of an artillery propellant at a site 40 miles west of Ruston could impact Lincoln Parish, a local environmental toxicologist as well as other area and state officials say.
But to what extent that might happen, no one seems to know for sure. That apparent lack of scientific data has caused burn critics to lash out at the EPA and question the agency’s recommendation to openly burn old M6 propellant located on the grounds of Camp Minden in Webster Parish.

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New Femfessionals group holds first meeting

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Carpenter encourages women to be heard
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Women are becoming a driving force for businesses, and Ruston resident Courtnie Nichols recognized the need for a group where women can bounce ideas off one another and discuss issues that pertain mainly to them.
Nichols began Femfessionals with a focus group in December to see what local women may need from the organization.
Featured at the kick-off event, held at Rosemary’s Kitchen on Wednesday, was Jenna Carpenter, associate dean of undergraduate studies at Louisiana Tech University.

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Evans to present book Saturday

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Lincoln Parish native, the Rev. James O. Evans, will present a copy of his second book, “Finding the Way Forward,” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church.
This volume follows up his previous work “Called to Serve,” in which he credits people who helped him overcome the poverty of life in rural Lincoln Parish during the Great Depression in order to achieve a successful ministry and marriage.
This retired pastor continues to serve others. He was recently recognized as the Court Appointed Special Advocate “Volunteer of the Year” for the State of Louisiana.

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Lee earns scholarships

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Briana Lee, a freshman at Louisiana Tech University, has been named the recipient of the Lincoln Parish Retired Educators Scholarship. She is also the recipient of the Queen Esther Lewis scholarship, which awards $500 to an outstanding student given by Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church in Dubach.

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Students spread cheer, learn about math, fairy tales

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A word from our Principal
Thanks to all of the students and parents that have sent Boxtops. We received a check for $842.50 from our Boxtop collections!Keep sending Boxtops, Community Coffee Labels and Labels for Education.
Kindergarten
We are very excited about number bonds in math in our addition and subtraction unit. We are counting our days to 100 and looking forward to our 100th day of school museum, where we will have our projects displayed for our school and families to come and look. Our projects will be made from a collection of 100 items.

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Dubach School Honor Roll

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Elementary
Principal’s List: Amberly Humble, Trinity Neal, Jack Dean, Gracie Jones and Nathan Castle.
A Honor Roll: Kenise Fleets, Natalie Hernandez, Nick Hernandez, Karlee Obrien, Jasmaine Smith, Tristan Cunningham, Sue Howell, Julissa Rushing, Jahanee Todd-Phillips, Kesler Wright, Kat Nordan and Janiyah Rushing.

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