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March 14th, 2013

Living a good life with spice

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There are many ailments in this world. There are aisles in the stores that contain various medications for aches, pains and digestive problems. There are some vitamins taken for preventative measures. Strangely enough, there are remedies in your kitchen that can provide some useful benefits to keep you healthy by adding spices to your food and your life.

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’Dogs open WAC tourney play

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Tech hopes tournament is time for turnaround
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Although they’re thrilled about being the No. 1 seed, Head Coach Michael White and his Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs realize that the 2012-13 regular season didn’t end the way they preferred.
Until last week, Tech had not lost in the Western Athletic Conference and was on a national-leading 18-game victory streak.
Then, kaboom!
There was an 18-point (78-60) stumble at New Mexico State, then a 28-point (78-54) defeat at Denver, by far the biggest losing margins of an otherwise near-perfect season for the Bulldogs (26-5).

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techsters win

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LAS VEGAS, Nv. — For the second time in two meetings, Louisiana Tech dismantled the Western Athletic Conference’s top defensive team. as the Lady Techsters shot 58 percent from the field in an 85-58 win over UTSA late Wednesday night at the Orleans Arena.
Tech (14-16) will face the No. 1-seeded Seattle Friday in a semifinal round game.
“This is March Madness,” said Tech Head Coach Teresa Weatherspoon. “You have to play like it’s true madness. We played well and communicated well tonight. These kids believe in each other. Everything is championship in our mind.”

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Dubach’s Key earns ‘C’ award

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After leading team to title, sharp-shooting guard named top player
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Sueterrica Key has hit the “trifecta.”
• State championship in Class C girls’ basketball for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.
• Most Outstanding Player in the state title game.
• And now, the Most Outstanding Player for her class for the season.
For the sharp-shooting guard who wrecked defenses with her point production during the 2012-13 playoffs, it doesn’t get much better than this for Key.

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Spatafora’s lifters at state meet

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Farmerville High will be one of the top contenders for a Class 3A Louisiana High School Powerlifting Association boys’ championship when the state meet is held at West Monroe High School starting today and extending through Saturday.
Head Coach Joe Spatafora will send Farmerville into competition Friday at 11 a.m.
In a pre-meet scoring list announced by the LHSPA earlier this week, Farmerville was predicted to finish as the runner-up for its class behind Church Point in the boys’ division.

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White receives district coaching award

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Two days after receiving the WAC Don Haskins Coach of the Year honor, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced Wednesday that Louisiana Tech University head coach Michael White as the District VII Coach of the Year.
The second-year head coach led Tech to an overall 26-5 record, a 16-2 conference record, a share of its first ever WAC regular season title and a No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.

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Tech soccer sets ‘Fun Fest’

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The Louisiana Tech University soccer program will conduct its third annual “Fun Fest” beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
The extravaganza will officially kick off Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Crescent City Coffee House in Ruston, where soccer alumni, the soccer community, kids and parents can come and meet the Lady Techsters players and staff.
The team will be taking orders and serving drinks with a portion of the proceeds going towards the program’s fundraising efforts.

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GSU seasons end

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GARLAND, Texas — Both of Grambling State University’s basketball teams had their 2012-13 come to an end Wednesday with losses in the annual Southwestern Athletic Conference postseason tournament.
The Lady Tigers fell to Texas Southern University, 68-56, in an elimination game and the Tigers lost to Alabama A&M 59-51.
In the men’s game, first-year Head Coach Joe Price and the G-Men were trying to avoid going through the season without a win, but finished with an overall record of 0-28.
Guard Terry Rose was the top scorer for Grambling with 22 points.

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Martha Chandler McMichael

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Funeral services for Martha Chandler McMIchael, age 72, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Ruston, will be at 2:00 PM Friday, March 15, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Brad Jones will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

Martha was born to Milton and Lillian Chandler in Ruston, Louisiana on December 17, 1940. She was a graduate of Ruston High School. Martha was married to Claude L. McMichael on November 4, 1960 and was married for 52 years.

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ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts

ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts of the heirs of Phyllis Francis Labbe, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 West Mississippi Ave, Ste 306, Ruston, LA 71270, (318) 255-9299.
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