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April 17th, 2013

Louisiana Legislature problems

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Nothing that’s even remotely tied to state government or Louisiana politics should surprise any of us anymore, but a bill before the House of Representatives that would prohibit public high schools from participating in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is quite a jaw-dropper.
It seems that Reps. Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville; Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, believe that the LHSAA discriminates against schools that can pick their students.

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Severe weather possible Thursday

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Severe thunderstorm activity will be possible Thursday as another cold front is expected to pass through the area. The entire ArkLaTex region is currently in a slight risk outlook.
A squall line is expected to develop along or just ahead of the frontal boundary ... with thunderstorms in this line being the primary concern for severe activity. The primary severe weather threat concerns are damaging straight line winds and coin size hail.

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Patton: No resting on laurels

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Ex-Tech star wants to prove work ethic to NFL teams
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Quinton Patton isn’t paying any attention to the hype surrounding him for the 2013 NFL draft.
While the former Louisiana Tech University star can smack talk with the best of them, he prefers to let others do all of the talking about how he is one of the top projected wide receivers in the selection process to be held later this month.

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Young pleased, but ‘just spring’

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Scotty Young may be the unofficial favorite to start at quarterback for Louisiana Tech University when the Bulldogs kick off their 2013 season on Aug. 31 at North Carolina State.
But the redshirt junior transfer from Texas Tech University isn’t carried away with such speculation, certainly not at this time of the year.

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Buddy Ball: All about youngsters

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Golf tourney to be held Saturday as league fundraiser
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Ruston’s Buddy Ball softball league for special-needs children is looking for golfers.
The league is hosting an invitational golf tournament April 20 at Trail’s End golf course in Arcadia. Entry fee for the two-man scramble is $100 per team.
“We need golfers,” Mike Kane, Buddy Ball board member and tournament organizer, said. “For us to accomplish what we want to do with Buddy Ball, we need this tournament to be a success.”
The tournament can accommodate 36 teams. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

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Lady Cougars at home

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Cedar Creek High will be at home again on Saturday for its regional round Class 1A Louisiana High School Athletic Association softball playoff game.
The Lady Cougars (26-2) will face Westminster Christian (16-13) starting at 2 p.m.
Cedar Creek opened postseason competition on Monday with a 12-1 rout over Northwood-Lena. On the same day, Westminster Christian won its bi-district round contest over Houma Christian, 6-1.
Cedar Creek is seeded No. 1 and Westminster No. 16.

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Bulldogs sneak past NSU

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NATCHITOCHES — The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs capitalized on five defensive errors by the Demons to defeat in-state foe Northwestern State, 3-1, Tuesday night at Brown-Stroud Field.
With the midweek victory, Tech (13-24) snapped a five-game losing streak and have now won five of the last six games over the Demons (11-26).
Freshman Adam Derouen (1-0) picked up the victory for the Bulldogs after getting the start on the night and allowing just two hits in two innings of work.
First baseman Bre’shon Kimbell had two hits and an RBI to lead the Bulldogs’ four-hit offense.

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Van paces Cougars

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Mark Van was the winning pitcher with a one-hit, eight-strikeout performance and also had two runs batted in with a single and stolen base to help guide Cedar Creek to a 13-0 rout over Montgomery on Wednesday.
Other leads for the Cougars (18-8) were Jacob Antee (single, run), Jacob Brown (two singles, RBI, run), Austin McNeill (two singles, two RBIs, run), Aaron Hunt (three singles, three RBIs, run), Brian Chicola (single, two runs, stolen base), Grant Clary (two-run home run, two RBIs, run), Wes Gresham (run) and Cole x (run).

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April 16th

Passion for Head Start

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Hill set to retire after more than 35 years
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The Lincoln and Union Parish Head Start Centers would likely not be what they are today without Director Mildred K. Hill.
“Head Start has been really good to me,” Hill said.
The Ruston native has been good to Head Start, as well, devoting much of her life to the program, having served as everything from teacher to director, and she is slated to retire this year.
She said what she will miss most is interacting with the children, who have been her favorite part of the job.

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