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March 24th, 2016

Garrett Relays set for today

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The L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Relays will be held today.
Field events will begin at 3 p.m. with running events set for a 5 p.m.
Invited teams are: Simsboro, Natchitoches, Franklin, Alexandria, New Living Word, Wossman, Shreveport Force, Ruston, Byrd.
At year’s “Hoss” Garrett Relays, Captain Shreve won the boys division with Ruston finishing fourth while the Lady Bearcats captured a first-place finish, outdistancing second-place Captain Shreve by a 199-137 point margin.

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Diamond ’Dogs to play host to Charlotte

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Louisiana Tech continues a jam-packed week that includes four games in a span of five days when the Bulldogs host Charlotte in a three-game Conference USA series beginning today at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.
First pitch between Tech and the Charlotte 49ers is set for 6 p.m. on both today and Friday before the weekend wraps up at 2 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.

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Students of the month announced

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The Ruston Rotary Club announces the recipients of the March Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the March 16 luncheon and was then presented an award of achievement. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles on their perspective school campus.

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CEDAR CREEK SCHOOL: Third semester honor roll released

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All A’s
Fourth grade: Katie Beth Barron, Ashlyn Bourn, Hayes Bridges, Ryleigh Geis, Mia Graham, Drew Gulledge, Ava James, Connor Johnson, Adrian Lamkin, Lawson Lillo, Anderson Maxwell, Harper Nguyen, Lesley Osafo, Lindsey Osafo, Ellen Ramsey, Taylor Ramsey, Ainsley Riley, Conner Rolen and Taylor Sunsin.

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LSMSA to offer Summer @LSMSA May 30-June 3

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Rising seventh, eighth and ninth grade students from across the region are invited to attend Summer @LSMSA to be held May 30-June 3 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.
Open to all interested students, Summer @LSMSA will consist of two, three-hour long courses per day. Campers will spend six hours a day in fun, but educational, classes of their choosing.
These fun classes will be taught by LSMSA faculty and are designed to teach in an exploratory way.

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Tech lecture series to host expert in metabolic, molecular medicine

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Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University, will visit Louisiana Tech University on April 4 as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series.
Bass will present a lecture titled, “The Clock Gene Pathway from Behavior to Metabolism” at 3:30 p.m. in University Hall on the Tech campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Cast vote to decide fate of tax plan

It’s been four months since Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker unveiled his tax-based Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure improvements plan.

In two days, city voters can start weighing in on the proposal. Early voting for the April 9 referendum begins Saturday in the registrar of voters’ office in the Lincoln Parish Courthouse.

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Parish weathers recent storms

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I would be lying if I said I never seen anything like it before.
My hometown generates floods like Lincoln Parish generates college students.
A few unwanted hurricane memories returned when I traveled throughout the community during this month’s storms.
I witnessed Rock Shop Road houses nearly flooding, water flowing over Rabb Road and water from a creek overflowing into a North Ruston neighborhood — just to name a few.
When you see haunting images with your own two eyes, you never forget. These images were no different.

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March 23rd

Animals, sports considered in plan

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Editor’s note: These are the final stories of a four-part series looking at the proposed Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure improvement plan that goes before city voters on April 9. Today’s stories look at the new sports complex and new animal control facility.

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Nobody knows exactly when the current Ruston Animal Control facility was built. But everybody agrees it’s outlived its usefulness.

“It’s terrible,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. “It’s not up to code. The entire facility says nothing about Ruston being a great city.”

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Group helps revive program

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Saturday’s brisk north wind didn’t deter about 35 members and friends of the Ruston Alumni Chapter of the Grambling State University National Alumni Association from donning bright orange vests and picking up trash along two Ruston streets.
The local GUNAA chapter has adopted Arlington Street and West Vaughn Avenue as the first adoption in the revival of the city’s Adopt-A-Street program.
“We’re going to keep these streets clean,” chapter President Liz White said.
She said the group would pick up litter four times a year: March, June, September and December.

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