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September 27th

Parish 4-H tackles cyberbullying

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Lincoln Parish 4-H has gone to the dogs — the bulldogs that is. I know what you are thinking, but no, we are not talking about the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. This year we are focusing our educational programming on cyberbullying. We are educating the youth of Lincoln Parish about how to not become a victim of cyberbullying, not to be a cyberbully and the lifetime consequences of cyberbullying.

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Vote to help area youth succeed

Servicing nearly 100 children per day, the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is making its way into the lives of Lincoln Parish children up through grade six.
However, as with everything else, the economy has put a damper on the club’s ability to reach out to more youth.
But, the club has been given the opportunity to receive a $50,000 grant through the Pepsi Refresh Campaign.
If the club ranks in the Top 10 and wins, the money will be used to mobilize the club, taking it to junior and high school youth.

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’Dogs: Close games become norm

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Even some national recognition for Louisiana Tech University’s football team doesn’t dismiss the fact that the Bulldogs have a 1-3 record.
Following a 26-20 overtime loss at Mississippi State University on Saturday night, an ESPN announcer called Tech “the best 1-3 team in the country.”
“That and 50 cents will buy a coach a soft drink,” replied Tech Head Coach Sonny Dykes at his weekly media luncheon on Monday. “Well, maybe 75 cents.”
Whatever the cost, the bottom line is that Tech has had enough heartbreak after four games to last the rest of the season.

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McConathy: Self-made hoops’ star

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(Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of eight profiles on the 2011 Louisiana Tech University athletics’ Hall of Fame class, which will be honored in the Waggoner Room of the Thomas Assembly Center on Saturday. There is no admission. Today’s profile: Mike McConathy).
Mike McConathy is a self-made man on the hardwood
By looking at the record book, it would be easy to label new Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Mike McConathy as a super basketball talent.
And, he definitely was.

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RJHS girls stay perfect in cross country

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Ruston Junior High School’s cross country program for girls added to its championship performance this season with No. 1 finishes at two different area meets.
The Lady Bearkittens took the one-mile run title at the Ouachita Junior High meet with a total of 15 points and captured top honors at the Calhoun Invitational with 15 points..
The girls have now won four consecutive meet titles.
In the boys’ division at the Ouachita Junior High meet, RJHS was runner-up with 57 points behind champion Ouachita Junior High.

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Van avoids Haynesville defenders

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Cedar Creek High quarterback Adam Van (12) moves past Haynesville High defender Jared Miller (83) and several other Golden Tors’ defenders during Friday night’s battle of unbeaten Class 1A teams. Haynesville was a 20-18 winner to keep its record perfect at 4-0, while the Cougars’ mark went to 3-1.

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Sullivan makes catch for RHS

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Ruston High tight end Brody Sullivan (86) starts to sprint past Byrd High defensive back John Lorence (11) during action in Friday night’s duel of Class 5A teams at James Stadium. The Yellow Jackers were a 42-14 winner to remain unbeaten after four games, while the Bearcats went to a 1-3 mark.

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September 26th

Big-top to set up

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Anyone who has ever had the inkling to run away and join the circus won’t have to run far next month.
The Carson and Barnes Circus will make a stop in Ruston on Oct. 23 at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center on Louisiana Highway 33. The circus, presented by the Ruston Jaycees, will have two show times at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The event will feature traditional circus acts such as acrobats, animals and clowns, including world-renowned clown Alex, the “King of Comedy.”
Jason Jones, president of the Ruston Jaycees, said the event is an exciting family event.

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Celebrate success

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The board of directors of Lincoln Total Community Action, Inc. held its annual fundraiser banquet for the workers and community members who support the program last week. The Head Start program that was highlighted throughout the banquet.
Head Start, according to the Administration for Children and Families website, is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.

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‘Heaven Can Wait’ beginning Thursday

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Weeks of preparation are finally going to pay off for those cast members chosen to perform “Heaven Can Wait” with the Ruston Community Theatre.
The play is set to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, with other performances set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances are at the Dixie Center for the Arts.
Tickets can be purchased on the day or evening of the performance. Tickets are $6 for students and $12 for adults.

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