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Tech softballers begin home slate

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Head Coach Sarah Dawson has received a quick, “impact statement” for her 2012 Louisiana Tech University softball team.
How about four solid games in last weekend’s LSU Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge, where Tech had a deceiving 1-3 record.
In addition to winning 4-2 over Penn State, the Lady Techsters pushed Big 10 toughie Michigan to the brink of defeats before being edged 5-4 and 7-6.

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Cedar Creek girls, New Living Word boys gain wins

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Cedar Creek High’s girls reached the conveted 20-win plateau on Tuesday night with a 42-32 victory over Choudrant High.
The Lady Cougars (20-8) featured the scoring of Ruby Richie with 18 points, Morgan Lolley with 11 points, Victoria Pardue with seven points and Blair Bennett with six points.
Pardue also ahd six rebounds and Richie came through with four boards and Bennett and Lolley had three rebounds each.

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Money lessons to benefit all

The most recent national budget, which was released earlier this week, shows that even our government has lost sight of the simple practice of not spending more money than it has.
Luckily, last week local high-school seniors were given a reality check when it comes to personal finances. United Way of Northeast Louisiana, in conjunction with Lincoln ACHIEVE and many other community organizations, organized the first ever parishwide Dollars and Sense Reality Fair.

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Take a break from technology

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There is absolutely nothing to do in Martin, Tenn.
At least not when I went there for a journalism conference this past weekend held at the University of Tennessee at Martin.
The town is in northern Tennessee right next to the Kentucky border, and aside from three hotels, a few eating places and the university, there was not a whole lot to choose from.

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The Health Hut continues to give

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All Leonel Lacayo wants is for small businesses to accept the gift he wishes to give them.
Lacayo, a Ruston gastroenterologist who’s the founder and medical director of The Health Hut, a mobile clinic that provides free care to the parish’s uninsured, wants to take that free service a step further. He’s proposing a wellness program for small businesses that don’t offer health insurance to their employees.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT March 12, 2012 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018120010: Replacement of the old Marley cooling Tower (NC-221) with a new Marley Cooling Tower (NC Series), (Exact Replacement)
A Pre-Bid conference will be held on February 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the address stated above.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., March 5, 2012 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
THERMAL PROPERTY ANALYZER (50012-196-12)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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