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November 26th

Thanksgiving brings excitement

If it’s Thanksgiving week, then it must mean it’s time for one of college football’s biggest rivalries and most exciting weekends.
It’s the annual “Bayou Classic,” set for another edition on Saturday afternoon in New Orleans.
Mention this time of the year to followers of the Grambling State University Tigers and Southern University Jaguars and they know very well what is at stake whenever their teams meet on the Louisiana Superdome turf.
More than the final regular season contest for both schools, it is a time when the unofficial bragging rights for the state are determined.

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History of Thanksgiving dinner

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What many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving took place in1621 as the religious separatist Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. The day did not become a national holiday until 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving.

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Taking time this week to be thankful

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There are certain things that people don’t tell you about growing up. Some of them you just have to figure out for yourself, and some are just things you wouldn’t believe anyway if someone tried to tell you.
This time of year, when the newspaper business — one of those that never sleeps — keeps me away from my family more than I’d like, I realize how precious those week-long (or two at Christmas) breaks from school were.

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LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. Eddie Jones, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.
Mr. Curtis Dowling was absent.

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KEYPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

KEYPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC is proposing to install a lattice telecommunications tower off of North Chautauqua Road in Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana 71270 at latitude 32° 33' 21.6” north and longitude 92° 38' 38.0” west. The height of the tower will be 79.2 meters above ground level (161.4 meters above mean sea level). The tower is anticipated to have steady red lights, FAA Style E (L-864/L-865-/L-810). Specific information regarding the project is available by calling Henry Fisher during normal business hours at (205) 629-3868.

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LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY

LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY

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November 25th

CrossFit works to stamp out hunger

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Residents who have always wanted to try CrossFit, the high-octane fitness craze sweeping the globe, but have felt intimidated by super-fit regulars, or just thought it wasn’t their thing, now have a chance to try the sport for free while doing a great deed for the community.
Beginning Saturday, CrossFit Ruston, located behind Office Depot, along with 300 other affiliates worldwide, will be participating in Fitness Starts with Food, a global food drive with the goal of raising 1 million pounds of healthy food for those in need this winter.

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Winners chosen in idea pitch

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A Ruston-based entrepreneur was chosen out of 15 presentations as best business idea during the Technology Business Development Center’s “Won in One” idea pitch competition.
Held recently at Louisiana Tech University, the competition brought together entrepreneurs from across the region. The event gave participants one minute to summarize their idea for a new business enterprise in a way that demonstrated the idea’s viability and its appeal as an investment opportunity.

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A Holiday Chuckle

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‘Christmas Belles’ set to open Dec. 5

The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the Christmas edition of a slap-stick comedy beginning Dec. 5
“Christmas Belles,” is the a sequel to a previous play Ruston Community presented in March 2011 “Dearly Beloved.”
The production is another southern deep-fried comedy written by playwriting team Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.
This holiday comedic play is sponsored by the Lewis family, of Lewis Boutique, and will run from Dec. 5-8 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Director Nancy Wallace said rehearsals have gone well.

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Tech, GSU get police radios

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The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is providing nearly 150 radio devices to police departments at 10 universities across the state.
The transfer involves portable radios which can be used by individual officers in the field and mobile radios which can be mounted inside vehicles. The radios were made possible through a homeland security grant at a cost of $305,000.

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