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Hipp, Durrett win championship

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Ruston High School freshmen Garrett Hipp (left) and Gunner Durrett recently won the annual RHS Future Farmers of America bass fishing tournament at a private pond located in Lincoln Parish.
The tandem totaled 10 fish weighing in at 45 pounds and also gained top honors in the “Big Bass” division. Durrett had a 10-pounder and Hipp a five-pounder.

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Krieg, Frandup selected All-WAC

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FRESNO, Calif. — Louisiana Tech University has placed a pair of players on the All-Western Athletic Conference second team.

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Techsters eliminated

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FRESNO, Calif. — Michelle Moses’ run-scoring in the top of the first inning proved to be the difference as Fresno State defeated Louisiana Tech 1-0 late Friday night in the third day of the 2011 Western Athletic Conference tournament at Bulldog Diamond.

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Jones receives Bulldogs’ bat

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Braden Jones (front) of Ruston was selected as the winner of an official DeMarini bat that was given away during a recent “Youth Baseball Day” celebration at Louisiana Tech University’s J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.

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Zone team is runner-up

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The Zone team of Ruston recently gained runner-up honors in the 9-year-old division of the “Grip ’n Rip” tournament held in Natchitoches.

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First lady of football celebrates 92nd birthday

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Doris Robinson, the widow of legendary Grambling State football coach Eddie Robinson, celebrated her 92nd birthday on May 2.

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Sharpen mind about mental health issues

If you’re sitting in a room with at least four people, chances are one of them is affected by a mental illness in some way — whether it be their own struggle or that of a loved one.

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Writer warns of proposed cigarette tax

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We can’t tax our way out of a budget crunch, and we can’t tax our way to health.

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Riding the storms of life

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I used to go canoeing a lot, at least twice a year, sometimes with just the fellows and other times with couples.

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Giving back to Carolyn and Dickie

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I was invited to speak Saturday at a bronze plaque ceremony in Dubach for Carolyn and the late Dickie Lewis.

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