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August 16th, 2017

Alumni event set for Thursday

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For the 36th straight year, it’s Happening again for Louisiana Tech University.
The annual tradition continues starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as The Happening, a celebration of Louisiana Tech University’s alumni, academics, is held at the Monroe Civic Center.
The event will start with a 6 p.m. social and dinner while the program will start at 7 p.m.
This year features musical guest The Fabulous Equinox Quintet, led by Louisiana Tech alumni and Monroe natives Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson.

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Hebert wins age division

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Former Ruston Linzie Ledford Hebert (center holding trophy) won the 30-34 age division of the USA Triathlon Championships on Sunday. She is pictured surrounded by family as she holds her championship trophy.

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Bulldogs bounce back in practice

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Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz was in a little better mood following his teams Tuesday morning practice as the Bulldogs spent two hours on the practice fields of the Jim Mize Track and Field Complex.
Only 24 hours earlier, the fifth-year Bulldog Boss walked off the turf of Joe Aillet Stadium after watching one of the more sluggish efforts of fall camp. With its season opener against Northwestern State on Sept. 2 less than three weeks away, Holtz knows his young team is battling the normal wear and tear of fall workouts.

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Local crowned Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen

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Anna-Katherine Thompson, seated, a Ruston High School freshman, won the title of Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen which is an official preliminary pageant to  Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen 2018 Pageant to be held in April in Monroe. Thompson is being crowned by Katelyn Yopp, Miss Heart of Trenton’s Outstanding Teen 2017. The Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen pageant winner goes on to compete at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant held in Orlando, Florida

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Hooshang’s work travels to Vermont, North Dakota

Local artist’s work making its way around the country
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Art Licensing International, one of the leading commercial licensing companies in the world, has invited Ruston resident Hooshang Khorasani to be among the artists it represents.
Clients delegate the Vermont company to facilitate the creation of new consumer products that capitalize on licensing programs for manufacturers throughout the world. Art Licensing provides design resources while working with both artists and manufacturers to bridge the gap between creative and strategic planning.

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Schillinger becomes member of Deans for Impact group

Don Schillinger, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, is one of six new members of the Deans for Impact — an exclusive group of national education leaders who are united behind a shared vision for a transformed educator-preparation system that graduates teachers prepared to measurably improve student learning.

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Mental health facts to learn and share

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As schools, colleges, and universities open, there is an abundance of mental health facts that you may share with your family, friends, classmates, colleagues, churches, and communities.
Remember: These statistics about children, teens, and adults represent real people. Learn how to help and support them.
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If Louisiana folds, what will the score be?

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To hear the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry tell it, the majority of the Lincoln Parish legislative delegation is doing a pretty pitiful job when it comes to backing bills that protect business and support a strong economy.
The lobby group released its annual legislative scorecard last week, and if they’d given letter grades on a traditional 10-point scale, the local guys would have racked up three “F’s,” one “D” and one low “A.”

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Centrist group offers hope

A bi-partisan group of state House members, led by Lincoln Parish Rep. Rob Shadoin finally took the proverbial bull by the horns in Baton Rouge on Monday.
They gathered in what Shadoin called a “skull session” to try to see if they can come up with a way to fight the Democrat-Republican divide that’s stymied repeated attempts by repeated lawmakers to stop Louisiana from sliding over the fiscal cliff.
“We’re just trying to see if there’s enough appetite in the House to put Democrat and Republican aside and keep from doing the same old things over again,” Shadoin said.

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August 15th

Two dead in shooting

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A 73-year-old Choudrant man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with two counts of first-degree murder following an alleged shooting incident Monday evening.
John Nichols, of 6235 Louisiana Highway 33 in Choudrant, was arrested Monday after officers responded to a call from Nichols stating that he just shot two people.
Nichols was taken in to custody after Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s officers found Anthony Denicola with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and Rachel Denicola with multiple gunshot wounds as well, according to the police report.

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