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February 25th, 2014

Support during home finale needed

Louisiana Tech University basketball fans, the Bulldogs are asking for help from their “sixth man” as they prepare for their 2013-14 home finale on Thursday.
Tech coach Michael White is asking fans to help pack the Thomas Assembly Center for Thursday’s 6:30 p.m. tipoff against Middle Tennessee State University.

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Fertilizing your spring lawns

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I was driving through town last week and saw a gentleman spreading fertilizer on a lawn. I realize we hit temperatures in the 70s, but I’m thinking to myself that it’s way too early to be putting out fertilizer for any of our lawn grasses.

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The time has come for planting roses

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The warmer weather has stirred-up many gardeners. Most have been patiently waiting for this time of year, a real chance to get some soil under the fingernails.
Planting roses now is a way to diversify a landscape. Today, there are more than 6,000 rose varieties, offering a wide range of forms, colors and fragrances from spring until late fall. Each year new varieties, in a wide range of colors and forms, are introduced by plant breeders.

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Club News: Caney Lake Good Sammers

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Cold is the only way one could describe Jan. 22-25 at the Rivertown Campground in Vicksburg. Miss.  
But hosts, Carolyn and Hubert Estes and Cindi and Bill Austin, warmly welcomed in the campers to gather together for supper.
It was only colder and more dreary on Thursday. However, one knows that a very good Caney Lake Good Sammers covered dish dinner can just about cure or solve anything. And so, that table laden with all good dishes did that very thing — warmed the building, the campers and the conversation.  Larry Bond imparted many jokes upon the group.

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Tech professor featured for research

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Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering for Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, is being featured in “Design News” for her research in intelligent drug delivery.

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February 24th

Laissez les bons temps rouler

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The 15th Annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and Silent Auction was the most popular one to date with more than 350 people attending the event Saturday night in the Ruston Civic Center.
“This is the most people we’ve ever had,” said the night’s king Lue Charles Napper. “It was a great turnout.”
Attendants danced to the music of the local Buddy Terzia Band while enjoying food and drinks before a silent auction and raffle drawing.
Proceeds for the event went toward the sustaining building fund for the Dixie Center for the Arts theatre.

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Shadoin to speak to Tech grads

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Louisiana Tech University alumnus, Ruston resident and State Rep. Rob Shadoin will serve as keynote speaker for the winter commencement ceremony.
Graduation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Shadoin, who received a law degree from Louisiana State University, is state representative for Lincoln and Union parishes. In that role, he has served on the civil law and procedure, education, judiciary and rural caucus executive committees.

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Man charged with running wife off road

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A Ruston man has been charged with careless operation and second offense driving while intoxicated after his car rear-ended his wife’s car, causing both vehicles to become airborne and overturn.
Daniel Trexler, 29, of 4587 U.S. Highway 80, later told police he was speeding and had consumed five or six beers several hours before he crashed into the rear of his wife’s vehicle as she was driving near the 1600 block of East Georgia Ave. late Saturday night, Ruston Police Department incident reports say.

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Blue Sky Yoga: A place to find calm

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Residents tired of the same old workout or looking for a way to wind down after a stressful day are in luck.
Blue Sky Yoga, located in the shopping center behind Raising Cane’s, offers a place to find both.
Donna Ponder, who has taught yoga in Ruston since 2006, has had a Blue Sky Yoga location in Monroe since 2012. In December, the Ruston resident decided it was finally time to open up shop at home.
“We do yoga for this area,” Ponder said. “It’s very approachable.”
At the Ruston location, classes are offered six days a week. Most classes are held in the morning and late evening.

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Navari pitches Tech past Tulane, 5-2

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Senior righthander Richie Navari put together his best pitching performance as a Bulldog and helped lead Louisiana Tech to a 5-2 win over Tulane for the team’s first win in Conference USA Sunday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
Despite allowing two runs through the first three innings of play, Navari was lights out the rest of the way and did not allow a base hit by Tulane (6-1, 2-1 C-USA) at any point after the third inning for the first complete game of his Tech (2-4, 1-2 C-USA) career.

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