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March 1st

Tech hoopsters at FSU

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Can a sweep of a Western Athletic Conference home doubleheader bode well for Louisiana Tech University basketball teams as they confront their final two tests of the regular season?
Head coaches Michael White of the Bulldogs (15-14, 5-7) and Teresa Weatherspoon of the Lady Techsters (15-12, 8-4) can only hope so.
On the assignment chart for this week are road doubleheaders on tonight against Fresno State University, then Nevada on Saturday.

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’Dogs shock Vandy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Freshman Phil Maton pitched seven innings of five-hit baseball, as Louisiana Tech (7-3) upset 2011 NCAA World Series participant Vanderbilt 9-3 Wednesday afternoon.
Ryan Gebhardt and Tyler Qualls also set career-highs on offense, as Gebhardt went four-for-five with three runs batted in and Qualls went three-for-five with two RBIs to lead the Bulldogs.
Taylor Burch hit a line drive home run over the “green monster” in left field to give Tech its 9-3 final advantage.

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Altick tourney: plenty of action

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For fans of high school baseball, there will be no excuse for getting enough action on the diamond starting today.
That’s when the 2012 edition of the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic begins at 10 different fields in North Louisiana.
Yes, 10. And not only that, but the field of competitors numbers nearly 50.
The official total of entries is 48. There are 25 in the small school bracket and 23 in the big school bracket. Lincoln Parish will have three representatives in Ruston, Choudrant and Cedar Creek.

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Dubach High is basketball ‘heaven’

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DUBACH — Instead of a “Welcome to Dubach:” sign, maybe there should be a banner proclaiming, “Welcome to Basketball Heaven.”
Because these days, it’s definitely all about hoops mania around the Dubach High School campus and all through the town.
The Lady Hornets and Hornets have got their fans and the entire community in a New Year’s Eve-like mood and no wonder.

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Carolyn Null Butler

Mrs. Carolyn Null Butler , age 91, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at her home in the Houston, TX area. A graveside service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Forest Lawn Cemetery will celebrate her life. Mrs. Butler was born in Ruston to Robert Graham Null and Ethel Roberson Null of Ruston. A 1940 graduate of Louisiana Tech, she was a retired teacher’s aide from both Louisiana and Texas schools. Mrs.

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James Allen Hinton

A graveside service for Mr. James Allen Hinton, age 80 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, March 2, 2012 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ruston. Rev. Marcelle Ronquielle, Jr. will officiate the service. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Franklin Dee (Frank) Knight

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Funeral services for Mr. Franklin Dee (Frank) Knight, age 78, of Downsville, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 3, 2012 in Birds Chapel Church of Truxno, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Glyn Nale. Interment will follow in Birds Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Knight was born on March 16, 1933 in Shongoloo, LA., and passed away on February 28, 2012 in Farmerville, LA. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Army. He was also active with the Masons. He is preceded in death by his parents: Ola and Chandler Knight and grandson: Bradley Knight.

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Geneva Roberts Anders

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Funeral services for Geneva Roberts Anders will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 2p.m. at Chatham United Methodist Church in Chatham, LA. Officiating will be Sister Lala Ball Cooper.
Interment will follow in the Chatham Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Chatham United Methodist from 4-6pm.

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Claudia Delle Jiles McInnis

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Funeral services for Claudia Delle Jiles McInnis, 78, will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bossier City with Pres. Robert Goletz officiating. Interment will follow at Mineral Springs Cemetery, near Ruston, LA. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012, at Boone Funeral Home, 2156 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, WALLACE PIKE have been convicted of INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH A JUVENILE in the 4th Judicial District Court Parish of LINCOLN of Ruston, Louisiana. My address is 167 CHURCH STREET, DUBACH, LA 71235.
Race: WHITE
Sex: MALE
DOB: 2/14/1987
Height: 5’08”
Weight: 180 lbs
Hair Color: BLONDE
Eye Color: GREEN
Scars, tattoos, other identifying marks: TATTOO - Left Arm, Left Forearm, Chest, Upper Right Arm, Right Forearm, Right Hand
2td: March 1 & 2, 2012

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