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July 7th, 2015

Church donates to CCA

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The Women’s Mission of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Grambling recently held a summer food drive and donated 265 items to Christian Community Action. Pictures from left to right are Jean Osborne, Stephanie Matthews director of CCA, Carolyn Douglas and Irene Wright. Osborne, Douglas and Wright represent Mt. Zion Baptist Church Women’s Missions Department.

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Peach Art Exhibit releases winners

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced the winners of the 28th Annual Peach Art Exhibit. For the Youth 6 and under category, Honorable Mentions go to “Peach Watercolor” by Blakely Keagle and “Baby Sandhill” Crane by Avery Madden; third place to “The War Tornado” by Andrew Charles; second place to “Riding Horses” by James McGhee; first place to “My Starry Night” by Susie Welsh.

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Tech tennis signs international trio

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In a growing effort to build depth on the roster, Louisiana Tech head coach Chad Camper has announced the signing of three international players to the 2015 tennis recruiting class.
Meryl Culot from Brussels, Belgium, and Zoe Chen from Tiachung, Taiwan, join the Lady Techsters after having great success in their home countries. Finalizing the trio is transfer Alba Escalona Perny from Madrid, Spain who played this past season as a freshman for nationally-ranked Tulsa.

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Stapleton a Miss. St. Bulldog

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Former Louisiana Tech men’s basketball player Xavian Stapleton remains a Bulldog but has traded in the blue and red for the maroon and white of Mississippi State.
The former Tech forward committed to Mississippi State after also visiting Iowa State and Alabama. His departure came after former Tech coach Mike White and staff left in May to take over the men’s basketball program at the University of Florida.

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Changes to women’s hoops rules

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A NCAA basketball game lasts 40 minutes.
But the way that 40 minutes is divided can make a surprisingly big difference.
That’s something college women’s basketball coaches will have to deal with starting next season after The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel last month approved moving playing games in four 10-minute quarter as opposed to the 20-minute halves the sport has always used in NCAA competition.

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Baseball team wins national championship

The Ruston Daily Leader is just like everyone else in Lincoln Parish — we all love championships.
And that’s why we’re so proud of the Ruston Reds 12-and-under travel baseball team that recently captured a national championship by winning the Battle of Omaha World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
The team’s motto was “hustle and heart will set you apart,” and that mantra helped them march undefeated through the field of opponents en route to a national championship.

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July 6th

Fighting mosquitoes

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Citizens asked to trade old tires for a meal

Lincoln Parish residents are being asked to join in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases by bringing old tires or a bag of trash collected from their neighborhood to Ruston’s Duncan Park on Saturday.
In exchange for the rubbish, participants will receive tickets for hot dogs, soft drinks and chips, Kelli Lowery, of Vector Disease Control International, one of the organizers of “Fight the Bite! For A Bite!” event, said.
Representatives from VDCI and the city will be on hand from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to take the tires and trash. Duncan Park is located at 1311 Arlington St.

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New gym opens for children

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Paradigm Gym, located at 146 Shaman Lane, opened on June 17. Owner Herb Vandenberg said the gym is designed for children.
“It’s designed for babies to maximum 10 years old for now,” Vandenberg said.
Vandenberg said the idea was to fill a gap in the community.
“We want to be an all-encompassing gym with gymnastics, dancing, cheerleading and karate,” he said. “I want this to be a one-stop shop for your kids.”
Vandenberg plans to expand the gym in the future for all ages.

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Area soldier presents U.S. flag to children’s home

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First Lt. Joseph Barlow, a guardsman with the 528th Engineer Battalion out of Monroe and an employee of Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home since 2003, recently presented Luke Allen, vice president of operations of LMCH with a flag that was flown in Afghanistan during Barlow’s deployment.
Since Barlow joined the guard in 2009, he has served through several stateside mobilizations in addition to the recent deployment to Afghanistan and Kuwait.
During those periods of active duty, Barlow has had the solid support and encouragement of his employer, Allen said.

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Animal cruelty and domestic violence

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At this time of year, many different forms of media are posting warnings about proper care of pets. Facebook and television news shows feature stories about people who lock their animals in their cars without water during the summer heat. If caught, these pet owners are charged with animal cruelty.

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