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March 12th, 2015

Techsters beat FAU, Bulldogs to play Rice

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The Louisiana Tech University Lady Techsters took home a win on Wednesday over FAU, with a final score of 84-74. The Lady Techsters are set to tip off against Middle Tennessee State at 1:30 p.m., while the Dunkin’ Dogs will begin their championship run against Rice at 8:30 p.m. The men’s game will be aired on Cox Sports. Lady Techster Whitney Frazier is pictured above left in a battle for the ball during Wednesday’s game. For more game coverage, see page 7.

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New management team named by Walker

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Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker has finished putting together his management team.
The nine-person team includes representatives from each major city department, plus the assistant to the mayor and daily operations manager. Both the mayoral assistant and operations positions are new.
“My philosophy is to have more people involved in the decision-making process for our city. This is especially helpful as we begin working on our 2016 budget as each department is able to see the needs of the entire city rather than only their department’s needs,” Walker said Tuesday in announcing the team.

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Fourth six weeks honor roll announced

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Grambling State University’s Alma J. Brown Elementary Laboratory School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the fourth six-weeks reporting period.
Students are listed by academic achievement — minimum 3.0 grade point average — and grade level.
Principal’s List — 4.0 GPASecond Grade — Xavier Harris and Malcolm Mosley
Third Grade — Cheyenne Deloney
Fourth Grade — Taylor Baker, Edward Ford, Lauryn Garrison and Trinity Page
Fifth Grade — Jace Morris, Kamille Patton and Jeremiah Thomas
Honor Roll – 3.0 – 3.99GPA

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Ruston High School PTA Mini-Grant Programs 2014-15

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Now wrapping up its eighth year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the RHS PTA is proud to announce that the initiative provided $6,011.26 in funding during the 2014-15 academic year.
RHS PTA and Lincoln ACHIEVE have remained partners in an effort to support Ruston High School as it endeavors to become the best high school in Louisiana at preparing students for their chosen path following graduation.
In addition, the partnership has maintained its commitment to increase support by funding more mini grants throughout the year.

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SciTEC Citizen Science learn about the science of rockets

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SciTEC Citizen Science are thrilled to share our first community response to our SciTEC Citizen Science column. Students from the Dubach School Science Club submitted the following images and descriptions of the exciting Alka-Seltzer pop rockets and balloon rockets they made as a result of reading the column. The accounts were described by fourth graders Haley Ingram and Jaden Dotson.

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Students raise more than $4,000 for American Heart Association

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Pictured above is the kindergarten class of Glen View Elementary, who participated, in the event Jump Rope for Heart on March 6.
One hundred Glen View students participated. Together these students raised $4,274. All of the contributions will be sent to the American Heart Association to help fight heart disease.

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United Way recognizes contributions

United Way of Northeast Louisiana held their annual Celebrating Excellence awards luncheon recently at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center.
Celebrating Excellence honors the employee campaigns and individuals for their efforts and commitment to helping people and improving community.
For the 2014 campaign, the community came together to raise $540,300 — a 4.9 percent increase in giving over last year and the most funds ever raised in Lincoln and Union Parish.

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Sunshine over Jimmie Davis

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Jimmie Davis’ most popular song was “You Are My Sunshine.”
It was ironic because it was pitch black as I sat next to one of my best friends from New Orleans, Juashua, at Jimmie Davis State Park.
All you could see was the light from a couple of fires from our neighbors to the left of our cozy little cabin.
A few friends of mine, two of which, Juashua and Travis, I consider some of my best friends, drove up from New Orleans to camp at Jimmie Davis State Park last week.

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McCown, Simpson to wed

David and Paula McCown, of Calhoun, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Erin Dale McCown, of Calhoun, to Wesley Grayson Simpson, of Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Erin is the granddaughter of Reba Lillian McCown, of Calhoun, and the late Jack Lee McCown, Paul Thomas Hammond Sr., of Calhoun, and Peggy Dale Hammond, of West Monroe.

A 2008 graduate of West Ouachita High School, Erin went on to study secondary math education at Louisiana Tech University where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

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Ruston Culture Guild meets

The monthly meeting of the Ruston Culture Guild was held at the home of member Anne Kilpatrick. 
Donna White and Shirley Weaver served as hostesses.
Retired Baptist minister B.K. Miller presented a most delightful program with excerpts from his published book “Funny Jokes and Stories.”
For some time, he has been collecting humorous tales that would be suitable for his congregation and friends. He told the group that he always told a funny joke or story in his sermons.
Over the years, he had so many, he decided to compile them in a book.

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