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December 16th

Wiley finds a way home, answers a calling

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After graduating from Grambling State University, Grambling native Susan Billups Wiley and her husband moved away to take her first job, but she said she always knew she’d find her way home eventually.

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Richie paces Techsters past Nicholls State

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With Louisiana Tech struggling to knock down shots during the first half of Monday night’s non-conference match-up against Nicholls State, Lady Techster head coach Tyler Summitt turned to an unusual source.
Walk-on Ruby Richie answered as the sophomore knocked down three of her game-high four 3-pointers over the final eight minutes of the first half as Tech turned a one-point deficit (16-15) into a 47-25 halftime lead.

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Tigers tamed at Oregon State

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Mark Gray (with the ball in a recent home game) led the Tigers with 14 points and added four rebounds Monday night as Grambling State fell 71-43 on the road at Oregon State. Gary Payton II led OSU (7-2) with a triple double — 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. The Tigers (2-6) will remain on the road and will next play at the University of Washington at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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New funeral home to open in Ruston

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Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a conditional use application from Paradise Funeral Homes to open a local facility in a former church building on South Vienna Street.
Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to grant the request of the Arcadia-based company that wishes to enter into a one-year lease with Campus Community Assembly of God, located at 2505 S Vienna St.

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Bulldog country expanded

Holiday bowling in the Bahamas or Hawaii would be nice.
But for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, home is where the heart is.
And with 26 Bulldogs hailing from the Lone Star State, Tech should feel right at home on Dec. 26 when it takes on Illinois in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

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4-H cooking winners named

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Lincoln Parish 4-H held the Annual Lincoln Parish 4-H Cooking Contest on Dec. 6 at Tractor Supply of Ruston.
4-H members from throughout Lincoln Parish had the opportunity to enter the cooking contest. The contest offered six categories that included a total of 12 divisions.
The categories and divisions were as follows:
Beef: Ground Beef Appetizer, Ground Beef Main Dish, and Beef Other Cuts.
Poultry: Chicken.
Seafood: Shrimp, Fish and Crawfish.
Egg: Appetizer/Salad and Dessert.
Pecan: Appetizer/Salad and Dessert.
Healthy Boxed Lunch (BENTO)

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Day 8 — Shoppers win again

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Pictured are Monday’s 12 Days of Christmas Shopping in Lincoln Parish Surprise Santa winners. Residents participating in the 12 Days of Shopping in Lincoln Parish are eligible each day to receive a Surprise Santa gift if they have their playing cards when a representative of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce shows up at one of the 40 shopping locations. For more information call 255-2031 or visit www.rustonlincoln.org.
Top: Jackie Hancock won a $20 gift card from the Chamber at Scott’s Catfish. Hancock is pictured with Carpenter, Copeland and Wheelis.

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RHS class celebrates 60 year reunion

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During Ruston High School Homecoming activities, the class of 1954 celebrated their 60th reunion.

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Claiborne cookers host ‘Christmas in the Park’

Food, family, entertainment to fill the day’s schedule
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On Saturday, The Claiborne Dutch Oven Cookers and Lake Claiborne State Park will hold “Christmas in the Park — A Family Fun Day.”
Enjoy the day at the park with activities beginning at 2:30 p.m. with Dutch oven cooking and demonstrations at the Nature Center.
While the cooks are cooking, the Claiborne Black Pots ‘Unplugged’ Band will be entertaining everyone with an assortment of music.
Attendees are invited to bring their entire family, friends and cook with the group. All residents have to do is bring their pots, food and supplies. The theme is “Christmas.”

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December 15th

Quota holds holiday Reindeer Run

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Area runners hit the streets of downtown Saturday to start a new holiday tradition by participating in Quota International of Ruston’s Reindeer Run. Proceeds from the event, which included a hot chocolate after party and an ugly sweater contest, benefitted the Pine Hills Children’s Advocacy Center.

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