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Parish tracksters capture titles

Cedar Creek’s championships came in the K-through-second grade girls (20 points for the Creek “A” team), K-through-second grade boys (40 points for the “A” team), third-fourth grade girls (26 points for “A”), third-fourth grade boys (35 points), and fifth-sixth grade girls (58 points).
Ruston’s I.A. Lewis was the runner-up squad with 64 points to the title-winning Good Hope team (43 points) in the fifth-sixth grade boys’ division.

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Make yourself crime proof

The best way we can assist local law enforcement efforts is by making it tough on the criminals. The aforementioned report states prevention measures are the key to lowering the crime rate.
The report does not recommend a return to the old west days in which everyone walked around with a gun on their hip for protection. It does offer simple things to do to help avoid becoming a victim of personal property crime:
•Ask police to increase patrols of your neighborhood;
• Sponsor a neighborhood crime watch program;
• Make sure your doors have strong deadbolt locks;

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Marines are a special breed

I know that I’ve probably just alienated every soldier, sailor and airman who happens to read this discourse. But I beg your indulgence; let me explain.
On Wednesday, Lincoln Parish watched as one of its own — Marine Lance Cpl. Jon Eric Bowman — was laid to rest. Bowman, just 21 years of age, was killed by a roadside bomb as he patrolled in Iraq. The 2004 graduate of Summerfield High School left a wife, mom and dad, step-mother and step-father, two sisters, a brother, and a host of other family members and friends to mourn his passing.

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Hazardous leak evokes evacuation

Cpt. Wesley Harris, public information officer with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, said a call was received around 6:30 a.m. from an employee of the company who was traveling behind the truck.
“He noticed some off the acid splashing out of the dome,” Harris said.
“The truck was stopped and our deputies along with state police are on the scene. A small area around the largest spill, located near Ken’s Mini Mart, was evacuated. There are very few houses in that stretch.”

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