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Racial tensions rise in Union

Both white and black residents from the Farmerville area spoke out against the concept of a charter school and re-opening a school in Rocky Branch.
One unnamed resident of Rocky Branch stood up and said, “Whenever race gets brought up, it’s always the blacks that do it.”
Rocky Branch residents argued that the charter group has invited black and white preachers to a meeting several months ago to discuss how the charter school would be for everyone in the parish.
Bimbo Chapman, a board member of the charter group, said not one black preacher showed up.

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Bulldogs start WAC play

Sacramento State (2-10), officially in its first season as a diamond member of the league, will provide the test for the ‘Dogs over the next three days.
The two clubs meet at 6 p.m. both tonight and Saturday, then at 1 p.m., on Sunday.
For both clubs, it’s the start of a “new” season.
“Our players are excited about getting the conference season under way,” said head coach Wade Simoneaux.
“This is what you work for and prepare for when you start your
preseason workouts. The WAC is a strong baseball conference and this year’s race should be exciting.”

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Habitat support swells

Hundreds of volunteers have donated time, skills and materials to the program over the years, and that continues to grow with widespread local support for the international program which makes the dream of home ownership possible for people who could not afford homes through traditional purchase and financing means.

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I actually think I'm young

• The presence of gray hair upon my head;
• A rapidly increasing inventory of chins well past the mere double mark;
• Cellulite in all locations of choice;
• The elevation of the mid-day nap to a high priority;
• The sound conviction that I do not look nearly as old as all of my classmates; and
• The unwillingness to accept my age as closer to the end of life than to the beginning.
These items deal mostly with appearance and energy levels with a slight venture into my six decades rich psyche.

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Women’s History revived

The month of March has begun with proclamations issued by GSU President Horace Judson and Grambling Mayor Martha Andrus declaring it Women’s History Month at both the university and in the city.
Gallot said her sorority’s Women’s History Month committee is involving churches in an effort to promote women’s history by sending them letters asking that one service this month be dedicated to an area woman or one of 14 female honorees recognized this year by the National Women’s History Project. Among the list for 2007 are activists, a judge, a U.S. army general and a filmmaker.

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