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January 24th, 2013

Students attend sock hop, honor roll list revealed

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Cypress Springs Elementary has been very busy with several activities recently. Parents were invited to eat Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner with their students.
Immediately following the holidays, we celebrated Rock and Roll Day by dressing up in 50s attire and having our first ever “Sock Hop.” Students really enjoyed getting to share their 50’s moves at the sock hop.

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Braille brings many benefits

Lincoln Parish is a diverse and multicultural community. With two universities within its geographic boundaries, the community is blessed with people of different races, religions and ethnicities. Amongst all the different demographics, there is also a learning institute that adds to Lincoln Parish’s variety: The Louisiana Center for the Blind. With January being National Braille Literacy Month it is important to remember our neighbors with little or no sight and the significant impact Braille has on their quality of life.

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Teachers and R-rated movies

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Last week, the Associated Press released a story about a teacher who was arrested after showing junior-high aged children R-rated movies.
A 30-year-old Arnaudville Elementary School band teacher faces six misdemeanor charges — exhibition of material harmful to minors — after allegedly showing movies that included “The Hangover,” “Ted” and “Horrible Bosses.”

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Reeves Allen Stephenson

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Funeral services for Reeves Allen Stephenson, age 90, of Lafayette, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Squyres. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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January 23rd

THE FOLLOWING resolutionwas offered byBest and seconded byJones: RESOLUTION

THE FOLLOWING resolutionwas offered byBest and seconded byJones:
RESOLUTION

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THE FOLLOWING resolution was offered by Barmore and seconded by Jones: RESOLUTION

THE FOLLOWING resolution was offered by Barmore and seconded by Jones:
RESOLUTION
Aresolution giving preliminary approval to the issuance of not exceeding Seven Million Dollars ($7,000,000) of General Obligation School Refunding Bonds, of Ruston School District No. 1 of the Parish of Lincoln, State of Louisiana; making application to the State Bond Commission for approval of said Bonds; and providing for other matters in connection therewith.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, James Mccallister, have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on Feb. 20, 2001. My address is 159 SECOND ST, RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: Afr Amer
Sex: Male
DOB: 07/30/1957
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 165 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: January 22 & 23, 2013

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The value of sense

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Sometimes financial lessons are learned the hard way, with ballooning credit card bills and loan sharks knocking at the door.
However, United Way of Northeast Louisiana wants to make sure that local students learn financial lessons before their homes and livelihoods are at stake.

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GHS cheerleaders make first trip to nationals

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After months of prepara­tion and determination, the Kittens are clawing their way at the door of cheerleading nationals. Grambling Labora­tory High School cheerleaders will be competing at nationals for the first time. Seven of the eight GHS cheerleaders will be competing.
This particular cheering competition is called the Speed, Strength and Agility Program. The competition is March 2 in Dallas at Rich­mond College. The national competition will consist of states from Oklahoma to Georgia. The Kittens com­peted in December to qualify regionally before getting a nationals bid.

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State receives a ‘C’ in teacher training

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The National Council on Teacher Quality today released its sixth annual State Teacher Policy Yearbook, with a special focus on the state laws, rules and regulations that shape teacher preparation. This 2012 edition of the Yearbook provides Louisiana with a tailored analysis, Improving Teacher Preparation in Louisiana, which identifies the teacher preparation policy areas most in need of critical attention, as well as “low-hanging fruit,” policies that can be addressed by Louisiana in relatively short order.

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