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Peach Prize Found!

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A Choudrant family on Friday discovered the 2011 Peach Festival Hunt peach prize to win $500. Read details in the Sunday edition.

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2011 Squire Creek Peach Fest begins

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Peach Fest Schedule
Today
• 6 p.m. — Pet Show at Railroad Park;
tennis tournament at Louisiana Tech
• 7:30 p.m. — Peach Eating Contest at
Railroad Park
• 8 p.m. — Music by Left Arm Tan at Railroad Park; rodeo at North Louisiana Exhibition Center
Saturday
• 7 a.m. — 5K run and one-mile fun run
• 8 a.m.-6 p.m. — Beta Sigma Phi Arts and Crafts Show inside Ruston Civic Center
• 8 a.m. — Golf tournament at Squire Creek
• 9 a.m. — Peach Festival parade starting at Thomas Assembly Center
• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Antique Car Show in BancorpSouth parking lot

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Hot rods in Ruston

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Antique cars to adorn downtown during festival
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It’s time to rev up those engines again with the annual Antique, Classic Car Show at the 2011 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival.

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Coalition recaps a successful year

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In a meeting earlier this month, the North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Community Coalition Advisory Board met to recap what has happened so far this year and what is planned for the future.

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School’s in for summer

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Students gather at RJHS for LEAP, GEE assistance
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While many of their peers have been enjoying the summer, more than 200 students have been continuing their studies.

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Be sure elected officials voicing public’s views

We have elected representatives at the local, state and national levels to speak up for us.

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Reneau cautious about LSU talk

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It appears the next year could be an interesting one for Louisiana Tech University as officials look into the potential of moving the school out of the University of Louisiana System and into the Louisiana State University System.

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B & B season kicks off with ‘Graceland’ performance

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Ruston now has an opportunity to welcome a new theatre company. Next Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2, the Basket & Beverage (B & B) Theatre will present “Graceland” by Ellen Byron at 7:30 p.m. in the Norton Building, 207 W. Mississippi Ave.

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Saints’ trio marching into Hall

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Andersen, Johnson, Jordan will make for ‘Who Dat?’ enshrinement weekend
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NATCHITOCHES — New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame or Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame?
On Thursday afternoon, it was a mixture of both elements, almost like sprinkling a little Tony Chachere’s Sauce on jambalaya for extra flavor.

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TAKEFIVE

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1. Who was your favorite professional athlete growing up?: I had two favorites and both were guards, the same position I played: Pistol Pete Maravich and Nate “Tiny” Archibald.

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