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Prime — the little ball of soul

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Dorothy Prime has spent time with all the greats — Aretha, Whitney, Ike and Tina Turner, just to name a few — and has toured all over the U.S. and Canada.
Like most in her genre, she started out as a young girl singing in a church in Valdosta, Ga. That’s where she learned to bend a note just the right way. To connect with the audience the way you’re supposed to.

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Bearcats get past Rebels, 4-3

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Ruston opens 5A playoffs with home victory
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Ruston High and West Monroe High went according to script again.
Whenever the two I20 rivals have met on the baseball diamond this spring, the winning team’s differential has been by only one run.
So it was again at the Bearcats’ diamond Wednesday and this time when it mattered the most.

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Bibbs thrilled on being back ‘home’

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Choudrant native appreciative to be leading Lady Tigers again
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GRAMBLING — Yes, you can come home again.
Perfect example: Patricia Cage-Bibbs, who is back in her ol’ stomping grounds as the head women’s basketball coach at Grambling State University.
The Choudrant native is returning to the very position she held at her college alma mater during a 13-year period that stretched from the late 1980s to mid-1990s.

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Creek tracksters set for state meet

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Cedar Creek High recently competed in the Class 1A regional track and field meet hosted by Monroe Ouachita Christian High School.
The Lady Cougars finished as regional runner-ups and the boys were a fourth place finisher.
Girls who qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A state meet that will be held in Baton Rouge at Bernie Moore Stadium (LSU campus) today and their regional places included Rubie Richie, first place, 100-meter dash, 12.53; Alison Knowles, third, 1600-m run, 6:42; Ann Marie Kimble, second, 300-m hurdles, 49.8; Caroline Hill, third, 800-m run, 2:40; Jordan Davis, third, triple jump, 32-6; and the 1,600-m relay team of Jamie Bimle, Jordan Davis, Alison Ewing and Noel Futch, second, 4:24.2.

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Techsters defeat NSU, 4-3

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Erin Kipp and Amanda Krueger recorded back-to-back two out, run-scoring hits in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Louisiana Tech University to a 4-3 extra inning win over Northwestern State Wednesday night in the home finale for the Lady Techster softball team.
Trailing 3-2 with a runner on third and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Kipp registered an infield hit to the hole at shortstop, scoring Kendra Harmon with the tying run. After a wild pitch by Kylie Roos allowed Kipp to advance to second, Krueger followed with a single to right centerfield, scoring the game-winning run.

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Smith, Gillum to unite in matrimony

Jeanni and Scotty Smith, of Homer, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rosilynn Virginia Smith, to Michael Edwin Gillum, of Ruston.

Rosilynn is the granddaughter of Gene Coleman, of Homer, the late Ann Coleman Thomas, the late Alline Smith and the late S.E. Smith, Jr. She is a graduate of Claiborne Academy and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana Tech University. She is employed as an occupational medicine coordinator with Quickcare of Ruston.

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Dendy, Johnson plan to wed in an August ceremony

Sarah Paige Dendy, of Bernice, and Michael Andrew Johnson, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Sarah is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Dendy, of Bernice, and the granddaughter of Vi Harlow, of Bernice, Monette Dendy, of Bernice, the late John Harlow and the late Woody Dendy. She is a 2010 graduate of Cedar Creek and is currently pursuing a degree in pre-nursing at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She is employed with Bernice Pharmacy.

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR
CITY OF GRAMBLING
GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled below:
ORDINANCE NO. 11-0405012
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING ESTABLISHING AN ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE.

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