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April 18th, 2015

Techsters sign goalie

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The Louisiana Tech soccer team received more depth at the goalkeeping position with the signing of Jezabelle Rubalcava, head coach Kevin Sherry announced last week.
With the recent loss of backup keeper Anna Lensing who is returning home to Germany, the coaching staff felt like they needed to increase the talent pool at such a critical position.

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A memorable gobbler encounter

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Because this turkey season has basically gone south for me so far, I have to find solace in remembering some hunts that are memorable. It’s helpful to recall some of those exciting experiences with gobblers that have been much more successful.
One of the most exciting hunts I ever made occurred on opening day, March 21, 2008, on my Jackson Parish hunting club.

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Bassmaster Classic champion kicks off FOM Open

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On April 3, a crowd of more than 150 anglers, tournament staff, friends and family members gathered at the Monroe Convention Center for the kickoff of the fourth Annual Big Bass Open organized by the North Central Louisiana Division of the Fishers of Men. Randy Howell, 2014 Bassmaster Classic Champion, made the jaunt from his hometown of Springville, Alabama to serve as guest speaker for the event’s pre-tournament dinner. Over the course of his message, Howell shared the story of how his faith guided him to victory in the Bassmaster Classic.

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Ruston Fire runs training exercise

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A group of Louisiana Tech senior nursing students experienced emergency medical care from the patient’s perspective Friday as part of a Ruston Fire Department mass casualty training exercise.
Nineteen of the 23 students were “victims” of a make-believe science lab explosion on the Tech campus. Though emergency responders knew the drill was going to take place, they didn’t know details of the scenario, Eric Brazzel, RFD’s public education officer, said.

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Local garden featured in Jolis Jardens tour

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Gardener Ginny Love will be showcasing her garden at the Jolis Jardins Garden Tour on April 25.
Love said she was born and raised in the country.
“My grandfather was a peach grower,” Love said. “Every spring I loved seeing all the beautiful pink blossoms on the trees. We had gardens and flowers all of my childhood.”
Love and her husband Jack have always worked as a team taking care of their yard and garden beds, she said.

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Marching for March of Dimes

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This year Lincoln Parish March of Dimes supporters not only “Marched for Babies” Saturday — they celebrated, too.
North Louisiana March of Dimes Director Kim Ates said the annual March for North Louisiana Babies has morphed into a “March for Babies Celebration” to open up a bigger variety of things to do during the event in order to attract more supporters, especially in the case of inclimate weather.

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Monster Moto: Win for Ruston

Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker has had a small motorcycle parked in his office since almost the first day of his four-month-old administration.
Now we know why. Monster Moto, maker of a line of kid-sized go-carts, mini-bikes and other vehicles, is coming to Ruston. The company’s moving its headquarters here from Dallas and its manufacturing plant here from China — yes, back to America from overseas.

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Taking action on pesticides

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Recently, I was made aware of a website where you can see data on pesticides in our foods.  The website is: www.whatsonmyfood.org. According to the data on this website, the USDA has found in strawberries residue of 45 pesticides.  That is a lot of chemical residue.
The website lists the name and percentage amount of each pesticide. It is mind boggling.
Of the 45, six are known or probable carcinogens, 16 suspected hormone disrupters, seven neurotoxins, six development or reproductive toxins and 12 honeybee toxins. 

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Protect yourself this spring

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Rays of sunshine are making themselves a constant around the area, and with that comes one major concern: skin cancer.
I will be honest, I am guilty of not wearing sunscreen. I am guilty of laying in the tanning bed. I am even guilty of donning the streets of Ruston a little orange from self-tanner. And I am guilty of being one of the palest young ladies you may see around.
My skin tone is naturally very pale, but when I do get outdoors I tan well — that is, if you call tanning good for your skin.

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Safeco Insurance recognizes Louisiana Insurance Services

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Safeco Insurance has recognized Louisiana Insurance Services, Inc., Ruston with a Safeco® Premier Partner Program award for performance and partnership.
Fewer than 10 percent of independent insurance agencies countrywide that sell Safeco personal lines products receive this distinguished honor.
Only the best agencies are selected for the Safeco Premier Partner Program, which recognizes an agency’s success and its commitment to serve customers as a trusted advisor, Safeco said.

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