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March 26th, 2013

Artists sought for Peach Fest

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites all local artists to participate in the 2013 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival by entering their artwork in the 26th Annual Peach Festival Arts Exhibit, June 16-23 at the Ruston Civic Center.
Adult artists may participate in five different categories: Opaque, Transparent, Miscellaneous, Original Crafts, and Photography. Youth may participate in one of three age-based categories: 8 and Under, 9 to 12, and 13 to 17.

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Bulldogs’ season ends

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — As the final seconds ticked off the clock Monday night, Louisiana Tech University saw its historic season come to an end with a 63-52 loss to Southern Mississippi before 5,952 fans at Reed Green Coliseum.
It was a year that saw the Bulldogs win 27 games, earn the program’s first Top 25 ranking in more than 25 years and claim a share of the Western Athletic Conference title.

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’Dogs tripped by Seattle

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Seattle scored six runs in the first three innings to give the Redhawks a 7-4 victory over Louisiana Tech in the final game of the conference series Monday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
Seattle took a 2-0 lead early in the top half of the first after starter Richie Navari walked in two Redhawk base runners. Navari, who was recovering from illness coming into today’s game, lasted two-thirds into the first inning before being replaced by left hander Ben Carlisle.

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Lady Cougars win, 14-0

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Cedar Creek High’s softball team moved closer to 20 wins with a 14-0 blowout of Quitman High on Monday.
The victory advanced the Lady Cougars’ mark to 19-2 entering at Arcadia today starting at 4 p.m.
Cedar Creek has the No. 1 power ranking in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association for Class 1A programs with a mark of 13.1811.

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Bearcats toss Tide, 9-0

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District or non-district, it isn’t mattering this season for Ruston High School’s baseball team.
After sweeping a three-game District 2-5A series against Monroe Ouachita High School last weekend, the Bearcats rolled past Minden 9-0 in a non-league game on Monday.
The win was No. 16 against four losses for Ruston, which will play a 2-5A contest at Bastrop Thursday starting at 6 p.m.
Garrett Soileau got the win and was followed on the mound by Tanner Frasier and Jacob Cobb against the Tide.

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RJHS girls successful again

Another season, another outstanding performance for the girls’ track and field team at Ruston Junior High School.
If this is late March, then it must mean the Lady Bearkittens are on their way to another perfect season.
In the parlance of the sport, that means going through an outdoor season with titles in every meet entered.
So far, so good for Ruston Junior High this spring.
Head Coach Kathy Steed and assistant coach Chris Skinner have the Lady Bearkittens on track for that rare distinction once again, as they are coming off of a title won in their own recent invitational.

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Developing a garden at home

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It’s that time of the year again. Warm weather, longer daylight hours and that instinctual urge many of us have to start working in the soil and growing our own vegetables.
There are several reasons that people decide to grow their own vegetables. Reasons range from saving money to eating healthier and everything in between.

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Trying to kick the cola can

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I guess it’s that time of year again, when occasional warm days make us start thinking and dreaming of summer. Also, they make the discussions on health (both allergies and weight loss) the main topics of conversation.
Inevitably, when you start looking into weight loss one of the first things they tell you to do is stop drinking sodas. I have a friend who, among other things, gave up soda for Lent. He has experienced momentous weight loss. I’ve heard similar claims throughout the years, but it’s something I’ve never had the pleasure of experiencing.

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PUBLIC HEARING City of Grambling, Louisiana

PUBLIC HEARING
City of Grambling, Louisiana
The City of Grambling will hold a public hearing at 5:30 PM on April 4, 2013, at the Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain views on the housing and community development needs of the City and to discuss the submission of an application for funding under the State of Louisiana FY 2014/2015 Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) Program. The following items will be discussed at the hearing:
A. The amount of funds available for proposed community development and housing activities;

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- 1 - WEST SIMSBORO AND TERRYVILLE FIELDS Docket Nos. 13-187 and 13-188

- 1 - WEST SIMSBORO AND TERRYVILLE FIELDS
Docket Nos. 13-187 and 13-188
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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