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Kyle filling the Bill-s in Buffalo

But then there are those great Horatio Alger-like stories concerning lower choices, those that go in the latter rounds, the ones where your general fan might forget the name by the time training camp arrives.
Around Buffalo these days, however, everybody knows about Kyle Williams.
He’s the former Ruston Junior High, Ruston High and LSU star who was the team’s first selection in the fifth round during the league’s late spring draft.

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Don’t dodge your duty

A major piece of that puzzle is the right of citizens to go the polls to elect their representatives and voice their opinions.
Throughout our nation’s history, that right has been paid for with the blood of brave men and women who felt the right to vote should be defended at any cost.
On Saturday, area residents will have an opportunity to take advantage of the right to vote.

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Items to salvage area’s history

What is it that fascinates us with the past? Some believe that if we don’t learn from past mistakes, we’ll be doomed to repeat them. Others have a thirst for knowledge that can only be quenched by the information that can only be found in the yellowed pages of a history book.
I’m not much of a history buff, but I’ll admit that there is something interesting about flipping through old family photo albums at Grandma’s house or catching a program on America’s beginnings on the History Channel.

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Reading named as students’ weak spot

“We feel like our comprehensive curriculum has helped us with those standards (on the criteria-based),” Walker said. “While we did OK on the NRT, we feel there is room for improvement, especially in the reading area. That is what we really need to work on.”
Walker said grade-level meetings will kick off this next week so teachers can see what they might do to make their lesson plans stronger.

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