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Sheriff cleared to get land

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Jury to transfer property for safety complex

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury is giving away 18 acres of land — with a few stipulations.
During their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, jurors voted 10-2 to approve a motion by Juror Hazel Hunter, which will allow land to be transferred from the parish to the Law Enforcement District of Lincoln Parish and the sheriff.

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Dubach hopefuls qualify

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Candidate qualifying began this morning for Louisiana’s Nov. 6 election. Candidates must file paperwork and pay their fees by Friday if they want to run for the list of state and local offices on the fall ballot.
In Lincoln Parish, there are three spots open — a Dubach Council District C seat, Dubach mayor and Lincoln Parish School Board District 11 seat.

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Looking into Tech XX death

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PETA: Actions direct violation of La. law
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The recent death of Louisiana Tech University’s mascot has caught the attention of the world’s largest animal rights organization.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, emailed a news release on Tuesday stating the organization had sent a letter to Ruston Police Department Chief Steve Rogers, thanking him for launching a criminal investigation into the death of Tech XX.

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Penny Perfect

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Offering everything from toys to book bags to college merchandise, Penny Perfect in downtown Ruston features a variety of items.
“When we first started, the majority of our merchandise was for children. But I wanted to bring in more stuff for the college crowd and adults, as well,” said owner Melissa Bullock.
Opening in October 2011, and named after her mother, Penny Love Bullock, Melissa said the choice of location was fairly simple.

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Homeschool event kicks off Friday

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Field trips, science experiments and band practice are all typical for many local school children, including those homeschoolers who participate in the Christian Homeschool Educators Fellowship of North Central Louisiana.
And, on Friday, those who currently homeschool their children or are considering the option, are invited by the organization to learn more.
The back-to-school kickoff dinner is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church. The cost is $3 per person, and informational booths will be set up so that individuals can learn more.

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Tech defense dominates drills

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Alert secondary leads way for Spangler’s unit
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From wide receiver Quinton Patton to running back Hunter Lee, the Louisiana Tech University offense is receiving its fair share of attention during fall camp.
But wait.
The Bulldogs’ defense isn’t too shabby, either.
And that was evident during a Tuesday practice session in which the Tommy Spangler-coordinated unit displayed its vintage “GATA” demeanor.

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Techsters to face tough non-WAC slate

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Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon has never backed down from a challenge and this year her Lady Techster basketball team will face plenty of them during the non-conference portion of their schedule.
Tech’s 11-game non-conference slate features five of its match-ups against Southeastern Conference foes, including home tilts with South Carolina and Ole Miss and road games against LSU, Texas A&M and Mississippi State.

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Tech in second week of soccer workouts

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The Louisiana Tech University Lady Techsters’ soccer team is in its second week of fall practice in preparation for their 2012 season opener this Saturday at home against Murray State starting at 1 p.m.
Week one was spent working primarily on physical conditioning and maintaining offensive positioning. The drills consisted of being able to time your runs to receive passes and keeping depth on the outside lines while possessing the ball.

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RPAR calendar filled with various events

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As the summer winds down, youngsters from Ruston to Arcadia, Choudrant to Dubach and Hico to Calhoun are getting excited about our fall season of sports and activities.
Kids don’t realize it but they exercise all the time without even thinking about it. Whether it is running around outside, swimming in the pool or riding their bike, all of these activities are considered a kind of exercise.

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Library presents ‘How We Remember the Civil War’

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Brian McGowan will present “How We Remember the Civil War” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lincoln Parish Library Community Room as part of the monthly Historical Happenings lecture series held at the library.
According to McGowan, “By looking at how Americans have ‘remembered’ the Civil War, we can better learn to appreciate the changing nature of our nation. Even our memories of tremendous events, it appears, do not remain fixed.”

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