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October 30th, 2012

GSU 1961 hoops’ team recognized

Grambling State University President Frank Pogue has made good on his promise.
One of the first items on his “things to get done” list shortly after being chosen to lead the famous Lincoln Parish school was to make sure that GSU’s legendary 1961 men’s basketball team was recognized for having earned the ultimate honor in the sport.
That would be a national championship, one that the Tigers captured during a memorable 1961 season in which they were the best of all programs in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Winterizing Southern lawns

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I’ve received several phone calls in recent weeks from clients asking about the need and importance of winterizing their lawns.
It’s true; lawn winterizing products have been on the shelves of lawn care centers for a month or more now. For warm-season lawns, the term “winterize” is simply stated as slowing down plant growth and increasing plant levels of the nutrient potassium (K). Research has shown that higher levels of potassium in the plant can enhance cold tolerance, thus reducing the damage incurred by winter frosts.

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Celebrating Halloween cautiously

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Because most of my Halloweens were spent at church functions, where witches, goblins and vampires weren’t allowed, most of my Octobers were spent trying to perfect either a pumpkin or an angel costume.

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October 29th

Douglas, Beckham exchange vows

Emery Jayne Douglas, of Ruston and Joshua Layne Beckham, of Choudrant, were united in matrimony in a 6 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 20 at the Ruston Country Club. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Dallas Witt, of Ruston.

The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Lucy Douglas, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Margie Opal Douglas, of Ruston, Barbara Blunk, of Ruston, David and Rose Ann Douglas, of Gerton, N.C., and the late Chester Blunk.

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Guillot, Nelson exchange vows

Katie Elizabeth Guillot, of Ruston, and Brian Christopher Nelson, of Dallas, Texas, were united in matrimony during a 6 p.m. ceremony Oct. 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church. The ceremony was officiated by Andy Hurst, of Lubbock, Texas.

The bride is the daughter of Jay and Susan Guillot, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sanders, of Ruston, Emily Guillot, of Ruston, and the late Earl Guillot Sr.

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CedarTown to kick off holiday shopping season

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As the holiday season quickly approaches, those who want to avoid the long lines and picked over merchandise usually begin their shopping fairly early. As staple of Ruston’s holiday festivities, Cedar Creek School’s annual fundraiser, Holidays in CedarTown, will start the shopping season this week in the Ruston Civic Center.

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Residents share ideas for improvements

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Camille Pearce, Jamikal Perry (black jacket) and DeAudreon Moore enjoy a game of basketball during the Fifth Annual SOCA (South of California Avenue) Block Party. This event, organized by the Community Design Activism Team made up of Louisiana Tech University architecture students, was held at Mays Chapel Church on Saturday. Residents of the neighborhood, as well as volunteers interested in helping the community, joined together for a day of fun and brainstorming. Community members shared their ideas with CDAT members of how their neighborhood can be improved.

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RHS alum, educators honored

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Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates have been named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2012 Achievement Award winners.
This year’s distinguished educator winners are current RHS Assistant Principal David Crowe, retired science teacher Dr. Patsy Boudreaux, and the late economics teacher, coach and assistant principal R. W. “Moose” Phillips.
Alumni winners are Gen. Jack Ramsaur, Class of 1970; O. K. “Buddy” Davis, Class of 1964; and Dr. Janet Duncan Barnes, Class of 1971. Martie Cordaro, Class of 1991, is the 2012 Young Alumnus winner.

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Looking at presidential campaigns

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The role myths disguised as historical examples play in presidential campaigns is the subject Louisiana Tech associate professor of history David M. Anderson will address when he appears as the initial speaker in the department of history’s Faculty Lecture Series.
Anderson’s lecture, “Ronald Reagan’s Miracle ‘Comeback’ and Other Myths from the 1980 Presidential Election” is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Wyly Tower Auditorium.
According to Anderson, there are a number of apparent historical parallels between the 1980 election and the current campaign of 2012.

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Caney Lake Good Sammers

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Hosts Pat and Joe Dickson and Mary Lynn and Jimmy Stothart called and said, “Caney Lake Good Sammers come join us at the riverside Colfax RV Park in Colfax, on Sept. 26-29.”

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