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’Dogs start WAC tourney play

“Our goal when the season began was to make it to a postseason NCAA regional and the only way we’re going to do it is by winning the conference tournament. That’s the situation for all of us in the WAC. Unless you win the tournament, you’re not going to be making it.”
The Bulldogs (35-22, 14-10) will begin their mission towards that objective this evening with a 5 p.m. (CDT) game against San Jose State (32-24, 11-13) in the first round of the four-day tourney that will conclude with a championship game on Sunday.

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Wanted: Tough companion

But for policemen such as Dubach Police Chief Russell Croxton, saying “No thanks” to an intimidating situation is not in the job description.
Since there are only two policemen in Dubach who must rotate shifts, one man can find himself working alone, left with nothing but a “tough guy” facial expression to control a domestic violence situation or a temperamental speeder who grows angry after being pulled over.
For this reason, along with the need to get a handle on the narcotics situation, there has been some discussion in Dubach about obtaining a canine to accompany Croxton.

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Start child’s education at early age

LA 4 is designed primarily to target “at risk” students, or those who are eligible for free or reduced lunch, and has been shown to have significant effects on the academic success of participants that follows them after they leave the program. Although Lincoln Parish has applied for a grant so an LA 4 program can be started at Simsboro School, they have yet to receive final approval. However, there are several other pre-k programs in Lincoln Parish available to students.

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Former Tech president unlocks history

“In April 1961, he began writing his diary and kept it until the last day of the Civil War. This soldier was very intelligent and wanted to serve in the infantry.”
Taylor said he obtained the materials by pure chance. While at Louisiana College and serving as the president of a historical society, Patrick’ neice approached Taylor and told him of the documents she had.

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