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April 11th, 2013

Morgan still has passion to be a champ

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Even if he’s been a part of the world’s ultimate sporting event, Jason Morgan is far from being through with his goals and ambitions.
A representative of the Jamaican National Team at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, the former Louisiana Tech University weight-throwing star remains highly dedicated and determined to improving as a discus thrower.
This spring is proof enough.
Morgan registered the world’s best mark in his event at 210-2 at the annual Jim Mize Invitational hosted by Tech last month.

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Hipp home run helps halt Rebels

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Garrett Hipp, a junior on Ruston High School’s baseball team, is coming off of a big performance in the Bearcats’ recent District 2-5A series against West Monroe High. Hipp drove in six runs with a home run and two singles in a 12-11 win over the Rebels. He’ll be helping the Bearcats (21-5, 5-1) play host to district foe Natchitoches Central High tonight starting at 5 p.m. Ruston has won nine of its last 10 games.

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RHS: ‘Home of the Javelin’

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Ruston High School’s tradition as “the home for javelin throwers” is continuing.
The program that has featured such national-class performers as Patrick Ramsey, Bert Jones, Anna Lyons and Josh Joerg through the years dominated the event at two recent meets.
At the Meet of Champions held in Mobile, Ala., the Lady Bearcats came away with two of the top three finishers in the girls’ division in champion Kristen Clark (129-4.5) and third-place representative Ali Brasuell (127-2.25).

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Bulldogs’ grid ticket prices, promotions set for 2013 season

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Louisiana Tech University has announced its season ticket prices and home game promotions for the 2013 football season.
Season ticket prices largely remain unchanged with packages as low as $90 for five home games. The team’s game against Army at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas is not part of the 2013 season ticket plan.

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Cougars blank Rayville

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Grant Clary had the strike zone clamped down and his teammates supported him with timely hitting to help provide for a 6-0 victory by Cedar Creek High’s baseball team against Rayville High earlier this week.
Clary went the full seven innings and allowed four hits while striking out six batters.
Wes Gresham had two singles to pace the Cougars’ offense that also included the contributions of Mark Van (single, RBI), Jacob Brown (single, two runs), Austin McNeill (sacrifice bunt), Aaron Hunt (single, run), Brian Chicola (single, RBI, run) and Justin Calhoun (RBI, sacrifice bunt).

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"NOTICE TO ESTABLISH A BRANCH"

"NOTICE TO ESTABLISH A BRANCH"

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MINUTES COUNCIL Member Birdex Copeland

MINUTES COUNCIL Member Birdex Copeland opened the meeting of the Grambling Legends Square Taxing District at 4:02 p.m. at Grambling City Hall. Mr. William Arrington offered the invocation and led the meeting into the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board members present were as follows:
Birdex Copeland-President
Ante Britten
Yanise Days
Cathy Holmes
Mary Gipson
Cullen Jackson
Edward R. Jones
Welcome - Council Member Birdex Copeland-President

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RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. January 17, 2013 Ruston, LA
Minutes
Members Present:
Chris Garriga, Chair
Dr. Dave Guerin, Vice Chair
Greg Phillips, Treasurer
Keith Brasuell
Richard Lewis
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP for Sales/Marketing
Members Absent:
Dr. Carl Wright
Skip Russell
Bill Hogan
Call to Order
Mr. Garriga called the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Phillips presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda

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CHOUDRANT TOWN Council MINUTES

CHOUDRANT TOWN Council MINUTES
VILLAGE OF CHOUDRANT March 4, 2013
The Village of Choudrant Town Council met in regular session. Present were Mayor Bill Sanderson, Alderman Ragan Aswell, Alderman Ricky Maier, Alderman Brandon Williams and guests. Meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Mayor Sanderson. Mayor Sanderson gave prayer. Motion to approve the agenda was made Alderman Williams, seconded by Alderman Maier. Approved. Motion to approve the minutes of February 4, 2013, was made by Alderman Williams, seconded by Alderman Maier. Approved.

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April 10th

Reading Raffle Prizes: Annual event celebrates literacy at Cypress Springs

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Cypress Springs students Tasnia Bari and Levi Minyard really like to read. So, it seems fitting that the pair walked away with approximately $100 worth of books each last week as a result of the Reading Raffle program at their school.
This Reading Raffle program is a joint project between the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL) student chapter at Louisiana Tech University and Lincoln ACHIEVE.
Julie Holmes, Tech professor and faculty advisor for A+PEL, said the celebration is held each year at the end of the program.

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