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August 27th, 2014

Four Techsters net first goals

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Soccer team defeats La. College, 8-0
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Four Lady Techsters made the most of their opportunities on Tuesday night by scoring their first career goals that aided in Louisiana Tech’s 8-0 victory over Louisiana College at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
It was the third match for Tech (2-0-1) in five days, so resting bodies and giving quality playing time to those who have had limited minutes so far was a top priority for head coach Kevin Sherry.

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Lady Techsters’ Shelton earns scholarship

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Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt announced Thursday that senior guard Kelia Shelton has earned a scholarship for the upcoming season.
“Kelia has made strides is many different areas on and off the court since our staff arrived in Ruston,” Summitt said. “She has bought into our philosophy and has adapted to the changing culture. I am proud of Kelia. She has a chance to be a big part of our success this year.”

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Camille Marie Cates

Camille Marie Cates burst forth into this world on Nov. 11th 1998, head full of hair and screaming at the top of her lungs, born to two loving parents, Jim and Marydel Cates.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., Sept. 17, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Printing of The Tech Talk (50012-291-15):
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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August 26th

Shots fired Saturday night

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Attempted second-degree murder suspect arrested
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The man allegedly responsible for firing shots into a vehicle and injuring a woman has been apprehended.
Ruston Police Department detectives arrested Kerry Roshad Woodard, 21, of 111 Young St., No. 28, Grambling, on Monday after investigating a call officers responded on Saturday.
RPD officers responded to Northern Louisiana Medical Center’s Emergency Room on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers located a woman who had been the victim of a gunshot wound.
According to the affidavit, the victim reported she had been in a vehicle with two friends texting Woodard.

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Buddy Ball coming soon

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The 2014 Fall Season of Buddy Ball will be kicking off on Oct. 4.
Those interested in participating can contact Mechelle Brown at 243-3842. Games for this season will be held Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1. A lunch and trophy ceremony will be held following the Nov. 8 game.

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Cancer Journal Project

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Widower hopes to fulfill wife’s dream
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When Ruston resident Kenan Irving’s wife, Ashley, was 29 years old she died of stage 4 stomach cancer. Before she died she wrote down a list of goals she wanted to accomplish once she got better — one of them was to start a charity.

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Boden Harris enters race for LPSB District 3

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Former Grambling State University instructor Mary Boden Harris today announced her candidacy for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 3 seat.
District 3 is the Simsboro area. Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary election continues through Friday afternoon.
Boden Harris, a Democrat, has taught in the Lincoln Parish School system, Los Angeles Unified School District, as well as a graduate of GSU. She has over 30 years’ teaching experience.

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Tech tabs Sokol as starter

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Senior transfer quarterback to lead Bulldogs at Oklahoma
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Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz announced Monday night that Cody Sokol will get the starting nod this weekend as the Bulldogs open the season at highly-ranked Oklahoma at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Facing the media during Monday’s season-opening weekly press conference, Holtz declined at that point to name a starter in the position battle between Sokol and redshirt sophomore Ryan Higgins until he had the opportunity to talk with both about the decision.

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