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November 27th, 2014

Cougars strong at XC state meet

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Cedar Creek’s boys’ team finishes as runner-up in Class 1A
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Under brutal weather conditions with strong winds, the Cedar Creek boys’ cross country team brought home the Class 1A state runner-up trophy at the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Cross Country State Meet. held last week in Natchitoches.
Cougars head coach Craig Moss said it’s the rich history of this program and the excitement of its growth this year that has excited the community.
“We have a storied history at Cedar Creek with our cross country program, and to be able to bring home a state runner-up means the world to our team, our families and our school,” Moss said.

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Cougars strong at XC state meet

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Dennis J. Waldron, left, president of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, presented Cedar Creek senior Taylor Witten with an Academic All-State award. Allstate Sugar Bowl was the official sponsor and namesake of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Cross Country State Meet.

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Redgen named to All-CUSA volleyball second team

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IRVING, Texas— After leading Louisiana Tech in almost every offensive category this season and ranking in the top five in the conference in kills and points, senior Rebecca Redgen was selected to the 2014 All-Conference USA volleyball team, which was voted on by the league coaches.

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November 26th

CCA offers food, other assistance

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Christian Community Action doesn’t just provide those in emergency situations with canned food items.
CCA Director Stephanie Mitchell said the center provides food, clothing, pays utilities, fills prescriptions, helps with lodging and helps those that are traveling through town.
“Thirty years ago, seven different churches came together because they wanted a centralized location to help those in need,” Mitchell said. “Back then people didn’t know how to go about getting assistance, and those who did would go around to the various churches using all of the resources.

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Mayoral transition begins

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Ruston Mayor-elect Ronny Walker has tapped a three-person transition team of Lynne Gnemi, Mickey Mays and Bobby Williams to help plan for the change of administrations at City Hall.
“They’re more of a sounding board right now,” said Walker, who takes office Jan. 1.
Gnemi owns a financial strategies firm; Mays is former Lincoln Parish Police Juror and business owner and Williams, a local banker.

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Skains seeks more funds for Downsville Charter

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Having served as mayor of Downsville for over 20 years, Reggie Skains is used to smaller municipalities getting the short shift in state funding.
As president of the school board that oversees Downsville Charter School, Skains is adamant in his belief the Union Parish School System is doing the same to the 370 students the school serves.
Skains has asked the Union Parish School Board to reconsider its allocation of funds from a tax package approved earlier this year by parish voters. He believes he has the figures to back up his request.

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Caney Lake Sams Club News

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Bright, cool, sunshiny October weather brought the Caney Lake Good Sammers to the Lock and Dam No. 3 in Colfax, Oct. 22-25. Hosts Nellie and Emory Ambrose and Mary and James Dugdale invited the campers to come to the clubhouse for the Wednesday night Brown Bag Supper.
Thursday morning thick rolling clouds of fog shrouded the landscape. But fortunately, all was clear by noontime when everyone brought their fabulous dishes for the covered dish luncheon.
Then it was time for card games, talking and iPads.

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Tech kinesiology professor to present at conference in Japan

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Performance enhancement and injury prevention will be among the topics David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the Tech baseball team, will discuss during a series of presentations to the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Japan National Conference in Tokyo, Japan.

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Support Small Business Saturday

After the leftovers are put away and the thanks are given, many people across the country will begin hitting the stores for Black Friday sales.
The holiday shopping season is a big boost to many retail businesses, and this weekend will kick off the search for the perfect gift for many.
With Black Friday sales, big retailers frequently receive the majority of the business because of their ability to offer deep discounts. Smaller local businesses often can’t afford to keep the doors open if they offer such deep discounts.

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New government approaches

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In 10 days, Ruston residents will have a little bit better idea of what their new city government will look like. That’s when the runoff races for the three still-undecided Board of Aldermen seats take place.
By the end of the evening on Dec. 6, general election day, folks in Districts 1, 2 and 5 will finally know who’s going to represent them for the next four years. And it’s just possible that the dynamics of the board will be turned upside down. Three of the five aldermen could be brand new.

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