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February 28th, 2013

RES caution commended

Lincoln Parish Schools Superintendent Danny Bell said it best.
“The Ruston Elementary staff is to be commended as well as the emergency response officials who came out,” Bell said after an incident that occurred Friday at RES. “Everything was handled in a calm manner and the parents of the students were notified and met at the hospital by school board officials.”
The incident started Friday morning after four RES students ingested what apparently ended up being Easter egg dye tablets.

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Armed Forces deserve our respect

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Sometimes lessons learned can be forgotten.
And that’s not good.
Prior to the Vietnam War, Americans traditionally showed great support and respect to our Armed Forces. Soldiers returning to the states from World War I, World War II and the Korean Wars were treated as heroes with the utmost respect being shown to them.

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FBLA, chess competitions a success

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FBLA
The Choudrant High School Future Business Leaders of America club participated in the District II FBLA Conference in Monroe on Feb. 6.
Students competed in a variety of competitive events, which resulted in significant Superior winners who will compete in the state conference March 24 — 26.
These students made history for the CHS FBLA club by placing a record number of students in Excellent, Superior or First Place Award standing. A total of 17 students qualified for the state competition in Lafayette this year.

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Tech journalism earns awards

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Five students from Louisiana Tech University’s journalism department found their writing niche as they received awards from the Southeast Journalism Conference Feb. 21-23.
The Southeast Journalism Conference consists of eight participating states and has a yearly conference with a Best of the South competition, where students submit work prior to the conference, and an on-site competition.

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Students recognized for various accomplishments

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Admissions
Cedar Creek will be having several opportunities for families interested in attending in 2013-14 to learn more about the school.
Upcoming events include Peek at Pre-K, Friday; kindergarten screening, March 22; open house and tour, April 11; kindergarten screening, May 3; and open house and tour, May 16.
All events start at 8:30 a.m. and are on the school campus.
For more information, contact Susan Everett, director of admissions, at 255-7707 or severett@cedarcreekschool.org.
Technology

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Ruston Community Theatre’s ‘Anybody Out There’ to begin March 7

The first performance of Ruston Community Theatre’s “Anybody Out There?” will begin at 7 p.m. March 7 at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts. The play, written by John Patrick and produced with special arrangement from Dramatists Play Service, will run through March 10.

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’Dogs square off against Aggies

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In the week that they made it into the Associated Press Top 25 poll, it is only fitting that Louisiana Tech University will be going after season victory No. 25 at the Thomas Assembly Center tonight.
But that mark, plus a 16-game winning streak that now ranks as second best in the nation, is the least of the concerns for Head Coach Michael White and his Western Athletic Conference-leading club.

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Cameron, Patton look to next level

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INDIANAPOLIS — Although he played at a small school, former Louisiana Tech quarterback Colby Cameron believes he has what it takes to be a quarterback at the next level.
And last weekend, he aimed to do that in front of coaches and scouts at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Cameron, the younger brother of Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron, was a throwing quarterback at this year’s Combine, meaning he was brought to Indianapolis for the specific purpose of throwing to the draft-eligible wide receivers, tight ends and running backs.

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RHS, Creek set for Altick Classic action

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Ruston High and Cedar Creek High will have a busy weekend of baseball, thanks to the annual Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic.
The Bearcats and Cougars, along with Lincoln Parish neighbor Choudrant High, will be among numerous participants in the three-day tourney that begins today and continues through Saturday.
Here’s the schedule of games involving Ruston, Cedar Creek and Choudrant:
• RUSTON (all at RHS diamond): Today, vs. St. Amant, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, vs. St. Charles, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, vs. Walker, 9:30 a.m.; vs. Belle Chasse, 5 p.m.

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Alcy “Buddy” Campbell

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Funeral service for Alcy “Buddy” Campbell, age 77, of Dubach will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2013 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Bro. Connie Smith and Bro. Eddie Fuller officiating. Interment will follow at Fellowship Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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