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Staph infections surface in area

“There have been a couple of cases on the news where there have been deaths from this type of bacteria, and we wanted parents to know what to look for,” Cardwell said. “We are requiring students and school employees with anything that looks (suspicious) to get a doctor to look at it, and they have to have a doctor’s note before they can come back to school.”
Cardwell said the two afflicted with MRSA in the school system were treated with aggressive antibiotics.
She said a staph infection may vary in size, resemble a spider bite or pimple and progressively worsen.

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Cougars host first round test

No surprise: head coach Aldredge and his assistants have been mentioning that game a few times during the course of this week, given the fact that — surprise, surprise — it’s the Lions (4-6, 3-2) who will be providing an initial round obstacle for the Creekers once again. The two clubs meet here Friday at 7 p.m.
Sure, it’s a different year along with some different players.
But a loss like that one where your season comes to a crashing halt, it stays with you.

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Cougars host first round test

No surprise: head coach Aldredge and his assistants have been mentioning that game a few times during the course of this week, given the fact that — surprise, surprise — it’s the Lions (4-6, 3-2) who will be providing an initial round obstacle for the Creekers once again. The two clubs meet here Friday at 7 p.m.
Sure, it’s a different year along with some different players.
But a loss like that one where your season comes to a crashing halt, it stays with you.

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New center holds future of technology

The Trenchless Technology Center specializes in the installation and repair of underground utilities without moving a large amount of soil.
The center boasts an industry advisory board that includes municipalities like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Denver, Atlanta, Shreveport, Ruston and the King County Agency, which handles the regional wastewater collection and management in the Seattle area.

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Fearful experience lingers

Pointing my finger, I called to my husband, who had wandered into our one other room, and declared, “I did not do that.”
Looking perplexed, he came back out and showed me that our kitchen window was open and the other room had been ransacked, with drawers and boxes emptied out on every area of the carpet.
Had we been robbed? The television was still there, along with the checkbook we left lying around. The only items missing were a glass bowl filled with change and a cell phone that had been discharged.

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Parish to get new bus facility

Lincoln Parish Schools Director of Auxiliary Services Charles Owens said the school board began utilizing the LPDC area about 15 years ago during what was supposed to be an interim period until funding was obtained to build a centralized facility. Owens said the project near RJHS, which could cost an estimated $700,000 depending upon the final design, would include an approximately 8,000 square foot metal building with three bays where the school board’s three mechanics could make repairs. It would also include the construction of a hard surface for bus parking.

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