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Spreading the word

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Speaker visits for Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Chances are most people don’t really know much about Parkinson’s disease, except that Michael J. Fox has it and it involves uncontrollable shaking.
But, that isn’t the entire story, as like any other disease, Parkinson’s doesn’t necessarily affect all people in the same way.
For example, Bob Attebery, a member of the Lincoln Parish Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, isn’t easily tempted when walking by a pizza parlor.

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Learning to fight

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Tech to host stage combat workshop
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For the past 20 years, the Department of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University has put on a Stage Combat Workshop.
Headed up by Tech’s own Mark Guinn, professor of theater, the annual event is part of the Society of American Fight Directors training programs for students and instructors alike.
The workshop will take place on Friday and Saturday at the Maxie Lambright Intramural Center.

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Man booked on rape charge

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A Grambling man was arrested for aggravated rape on Saturday.
Gerald Davis, 18, of 458 Garr Road, was taken into custody by the Grambling Police Department.
GPD was dispatched to the Northern Louisiana Medical Center in reference to a minor being sexually assaulted.

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Pet of the week

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Boudreaux is a 3 year old large, adult male Bloodhound that is trying to track down his forever home. Boudreaux enjoys being outside, playing with other dogs and a back rub. Call 251-DOGS for more information about Boudreaux. His adoption fee is $50, which includes a neuter certificate and rabies shot.

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Louisiana Tech’s Hamrick honored in Oxford American

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Louisiana Tech’s School of Art assistant professor Frank Hamrick has snapped himself into the Oxford American “100 Under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art.”
Hamrick, a native of Georgia, said this achievement means a lot to him.
“The writer David Clark said if you do something long enough, and do it well, then eventually people will start to notice,” Hamrick said. “This would imply I am doing something right.”

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LEH recognizes Library

The Lincoln Parish Library was recognized at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) annual Awards Events held at Houmas House in Darrow on Saturday. The library received an award for hosting RELIC, the Adult Reading Program in Lincoln Parish and having sustained attendance at those RELIC programs.
Known as Readings in Literature and Culture (RELIC), the reading programs have been held in 63 of the 64 parishes in Louisiana since 1983. The scholar-led reading and discussion sessions have attracted a total audience of more than 101,000 in more than 116 different libraries across the state. RELIC has traditionally been funded by the State of Louisiana and administered in partnership with the Louisiana Library Association.

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Tech takes win, Grambling falls

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Simoneaux gets No. 250 career victory with nod over ORU
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Leading into their mid-week meeting of Lincoln Parish neighbors, Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University had different results on Sunday afternoon.
The Bulldogs (14-14) got a ninth-inning, game-deciding triple from leadoff batter Sam Alvis to outlast Oral Roberts University 3-2 in Tulsa, Okla., and the Tigers (14-11, 8-4) were a 10-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference victim of Prairie View A&M at Wilbert Ellis Field.

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Hayes has world’s top long jump

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Tech All-American leaps 22-6.25 at Texas Relays
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AUSTIN, Texas — Louisiana Tech University’s Chelsea Hayes qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials, set two school and Western Athletic Conference records and won the long jump with the world’s best mark of the year Saturday, as action wrapped up at the annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
Hayes’ long jump mark of 22-6.25 not only set a new school and conference record, but it also qualified the New Orleans native for the U.S. Olympic Trials this summer, the final step before qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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Simsboro edges past Choudrant

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In Choudrant High’s last game, the Aggies outlasted defending Class B Louisiana High School Athletic Association champion Forest 2-1 in nine innings.
Two days after that game, Simsboro came to town and outlasted the Aggies 3-2 in a nine-inning game of Lincoln Parish and District 2-B rivals.
It was the proverbial nail-biter from start to finish, with Ben Boydstun scoring the first and last runs for the Tigers and also accounting for a run batted in.

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Second annual Pro Day camp, luncheon success

Every student deserves the chance to further their education, and on Saturday the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana gave nine students the chance to do just that.
The scholarships given out by the Club totaled more than $5,000, which the students can use at any type of school, in any state.
Eldonta Osborne, executive director of the club, said the scholarships were aimed for at-risk students.

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