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September 25th

Techsters name new head softball coach

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Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde announced Monday that the University has hired former Centenary and current Northern Colorado coach Mark Montgomery as the head softball coach for the Lady Techster program.
Montgomery replaces Sarah Dawson, who resigned in August to accept a position at North Carolina-Greensboro.

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Creek now No. 7

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Cedar Creek and Haynesville have switched places in the weekly Louisiana Sports Writers Association football poll announced on Monday afternoon.
The Cougars are now at No. 7 and the Golden Tors at No. 6 following Haynesville’s 42-21 victory at Cedar Creek during last weekend.
In the previous week’s rankings, the Creek was at No. 6 and Haynesville at No. 7.

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Grambling tries to halt winless streak

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University and Alabama A&M University are currently heading in opposite directions on the football field this season.
The Tigers are winless in three games, the Bulldogs haven’t lost in four appearances.
On Saturday, one will either break into the victory column or the other will remain unbeaten.

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LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

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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., October 11, 2012 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Aerial Photography Services (50012-228-13)
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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September 24th

Man charged with attempted murder

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Ruston Police: Victim was stabbed multiple times
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A Ruston man is in jail after being charged with attempted murder.
At about 6:45 a.m. Sept. 21, Ruston Police responded to multiple 911 calls of a domestic disturbance on Miranda Drive between 40-year-old Angelia Woods and 46-year-old Jacques Patrick Williams.
Callers reportedly stated that Williams had begun to stab Woods repeatedly in the parking lot of an apartment on Miranda Drive.

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Library business

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Sex offender policy, ethics discussed
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Speed bumps, ethics exams and a new sex offender law were the topics of discussion at the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control meeting on Wednesday.
Library Director Vivian McCain said in recent weeks, three new speed bumps — costing a total of $1,000 — have been installed in the library’s parking lot.
Board member Virgil Orr asked if the new bumps had been effective at reducing motorists’ speed.

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Local girl scouts learn new skills, practice community service

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School-age girls in Lincoln Parish might uncover friendship, new skills and the satisfaction of helping others through the Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf.
Shamika Hill, girl scouts service unit manager for the parish, said the group is seeking girls ages 5 through high-school senior to join the girl scouts.

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Farmerville High moving forward with name change

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After years of taking in students from other schools throughout the district, Farmerville High School will soon officially become Union Parish High School.
The decision to change the school’s name was made by the school board in 2010, after all high schools in the district except Downsville had consolidated with Farmerville High.
The board then voted to table the passed motion until the 2012-13 school year.

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DART Pumpkin Patch a tradition in community

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As October arrives, so does one of the most colorful and collaborative community-wide events to benefit the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. The eighth Annual Pumpkin Patch at Townsend House Gifts begins officially on Saturday, September 29th, when more than 1,000 pumpkins arrive.

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