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March 27th, 2013

Bulldogs tame Tigers, 6-0

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Louisiana Tech University derailed Grambling State University’s recent success against in-state teams on Tuesday night.
Entering the meeting of the Interstate Highway 20 rivals, the Tigers (9-14) had captured three consecutive victories against Louisiana foes, including a 4-0 shutout of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
But the G-Men’s growl was silenced with a combined five-hit “pitch by committee” performance from the Bulldogs (11-16), who bounced back from two weekend home losses to new Western Athletic Conference opponent Seattle University.

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Tech to host Lady Demons in softball

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Louisiana Tech and Northwestern State will meet for the fifth time this season when the Lady Techsters host the Lady Demons today at 6 p.m. at the Lady Techster Softball Complex.
Although Tech (13-15, 1-2 Western Athletic Conference) leads the all-time series 50-42 over NSU, the Lady Demons (23-6) have won three out of four games this year. Tech’s lone victory was a 4-3 win in Natchitoches on March 2.
Head Coach Mark Montgomery’s team is coming off a weekend series where the Lady Techsters won the opener 8-4 over New Mexico State before dropping a doubleheader 11-3 and 9-7.

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Nalborska honored in WAC

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Louisiana Tech University’s Joanna Nalborska was announced today as the Western Athletic Conference women’s Tennis Player of the Week for her performance in the opening weekend of conference play.
The Warsaw, Poland native led the Lady Techsters to a 3-1 finish last week in just three days of action at the Spartan Tennis Complex in San Jose, Calif.
The doubles tandem of Nalborska and Alexandra Starkova went a perfect 4-0 to remain undefeated as a duo this season.
The freshman also went undefeated in singles at the No. 3 and No. 2 positions without dropping a single set.

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RHS, Creek gain softball wins

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Ruston High School’s softball team got a route-going pitching performance from Margeaux Smith along with two hits and a run batted in to highlight a 9-8 victory over Shreveport Captain Shreve on Tuesday.
The Lady Bearcats improved to an overall record of 7-11 under first-year Head Coach Katie Corbell.
Also aiding the offense were Shelby Webb (one-for-two, three runs), Hannah Albritton (two-for-four, two-run home run) and Caroline Garrett (two-for-three, RBI, two runs).
Ruston will take an 0-4 District 2-5A record into a home game against West Monroe Thursday starting at 4 p.m.

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Blucas, Belgard unite in matrimony

Melanie Page Blucas and Christopher Scott Belgard, both of Baton Rouge, were united in holy matrimony in a 6 p.m. ceremony March 9 at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Baton Rouge. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Flint, of Bellingham, Wash., and Bro. Johnny Morgan, of Denham Springs.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Paul Blucas, of Ruston, and she is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Louis Pullig and the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Blucas.

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Billy F. Kay

Funeral services for Mr. Billy F. Kay, 77 of Farmerville, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 28, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Farmerville, with Rev. Kurt Auger and Rev. Ronnie Parks officiating. Interment will follow with Masonic Rites at Henry Cemetery in Hico, Louisiana under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church. He passed away at Grace Home Hospice in Shreveport, Louisiana on March 25, 2013.

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THE GRAMBLING City Council

THE GRAMBLING City Council will hold a Public Hearing Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at Grambling City Hall & Community Center, 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana for the purpose of the following:
Introduce Ordinance to Amend 2012 Budget
Introduce Ordinance o Adopt a Criminal Code for the City of Grambling
Introduce Ordinance o Adopt a Vehicular & Traffic Code for the City of Grambling
Any other pertinent matter brought before the council.

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- 2 - HICO-KNOWLES FIELD Docket Nos. 13-190 and 13-191

- 2 - HICO-KNOWLES FIELD
Docket Nos. 13-190 and 13-191
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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March 26th

Teaching greatness

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Throughout the month of March, women are honored for their contributions to history. This year, the focus has been on women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Locally, there are a number of women who have had a profound impact in the STEM careers, and among them are several teachers.
Aquanetta Archangel, a math teacher at I.A. Lewis, is one of those women. She has been a sixth-grade teacher for four years and was named as the I.A. Lewis Teacher of the Year, as well as runner up for the Lincoln Parish Teacher of the Year.

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Calling for vendors

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NCLAC, Tech prepare for ‘Bazaar Experiment’

If Ruston did not exist, there probably wouldn’t be a Louisiana Tech University. If Tech didn’t exist, there probably wouldn’t be much of a Ruston. In order to bridge the two sub-communities together, The Bazaar Experiment, a family friendly festival type event, will be held in Downtown Ruston from 11 a.m. until midnight April 20. And to make the event a success, the bazaar needs vendors.
Although members of Tech’s student body are spearheading the Bazaar Experiment, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is coordinating vendors and children’s activities.

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