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April 28th, 2016

William Smith Jr.

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William Elton “Butch” Smith, Jr. went home to be with his precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the morning of April 25, 2016, after five months of living with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held at Cook Baptist Church on Saturday, April 30, at 3 p.m. with visitation immediately preceding beginning at 2 p.m.

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Crime lab matches DNA evidence

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The prosecution in the case against alleged rapist Cameron Mays rested during Wednesday’s court proceedings.

Prosecutor Mike Ruddick alleged that Mays, on or about June 4, 2012, committed aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Beginning at 9 a.m. today defense attorney James Buckley will begin his portion of the case.

Testimonies during the morning portion of Wednesday’s trial included that of Ruston Police Department investigator Clint Williams, who tied accused rapist Mays to the residence where the victim was allegedly assaulted.

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CHS drama club presents dual productions

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At 7 p.m. on Friday, members of the Choudrant High School Drama Club will gather backstage in the auditorium to prepare to put on two different plays for the public.
Jane Wallace, drama club sponsor at Choudrant High School, said the reason these two one-act plays — “Antigone Now” and “What I Want to Say But Never Will” were selected was because of their theme.
“I mainly chose ‘Antigone Now’ to continue doing classic plays, and I choose the other because it goes along the same theme of teenagers speaking out against social pressures,” she said.

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Tech leads Cyber Education program

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The Louisiana Tech University’s Science and Technology Education Center in the College of Education will lead an online Cyber Education program for K-12 educators.

In a partnership with the Cyber Innovation Center, 5013c nonprofit corporation dedicated to cyber research in Bossier City, the 100 percent online program will help teach future computer science teachers.

Twenty-seven teachers from Louisiana, Arkansas and South Carolina have enrolled in the first course offering this spring.

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Keeping pets in mind during summer months

Milo and Otis have become as much a part of most people’s families as biological children, and while many people see to it to take extra precautions for their pets there are always a few needed reminders.

As a pet owner, or even a pet sitter, one should not even for a minute — not even with the car running and air conditioner on —on a warm day leave a pet inside a vehicle.

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Adopt-A-School sets high bar

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Small acts, when multiplied by thousands of Lincoln Parish students and businesses, can transform the community.
Obviously Adopt-A-School program members understand this to be true.
Those partnerships are made possible through the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE’s Adopt-A-School program.
The program partners a local business with one or more Lincoln Parish schools to benefit the school or community.
Some of the milestones Adopt-A-School achieved this school year include:

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Winners announced during Adopt-A-School Celebration

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Winners for the eighth annual Adopt-A-School End-of-Year Celebration and Luncheon were announced Tuesday. Photo left: From left are Brenda Brister, Choudrant Elementary School, fourth place; Patrice Hilton, Hillcrest Elementary School, grand prize; Britten Oubre, Ruston High School, fifth place; Michelle Thrower, Cypress Springs Elementary School, second place; Sheri Robken, I.A. Lewis School, third place.

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Students fly in hot air balloon after testing

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Third grade news
Cypress Springs’ third graders have been busy. Students are reading the book “Because of Winn Dixie.” All students agree this is the best book they have read this year. They cannot wait to see how the book ends. As a special treat, all third graders will be traveling to Celebrity Theatres to watch the book come to life on the big screen. They will compare how the book and the movie were similar and how they were different.

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Horn, Barr to wed in Texas

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mark Horn, of Richardson, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail Lillie Horn to William Reeves Barr.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ann Horn, of Plainview, Texas; the late Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius G. Ruiz Jr.; and the late Dr. Joseph Horn.

Abigail is a 2011 graduate of J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, and is scheduled to graduate from the University of Arkansas in May 2016 with a master’s in teaching.

She was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.

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Student art exhibit, auction at Tech showcases creativity

Biological sciences, art faculty team up to promote lecture series
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Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s biological sciences and biomedical engineering programs teamed up with art faculty from the School of Design to provide students with a unique opportunity to use their talents to promote Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series.
The apex of this interdisciplinary experience was the April 14 opening of an art exhibit at the Tech Enterprise Center to showcase creative works of the 14 students taking part in the collaboration through Associate Art Professor Nick Bustamante’s ART 320 Digital Painting class.

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