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Bearcats: rushing for glory

In the previous week, during a postseason opener against Mandeville High, Ruston High used its rushing schemes to get into a position to pull off a 24-21 victory in the final minute and a half.
And for Friday night’s battle against Catholic High at Baton Rouge’s Memorial Staidum, head coach Billy Laird realizes even more the value of that running assault.

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Be safe over the holidays

With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the roads will be full of revelers on their way to celebrations, which means the major streets and Interstate 20 are bound to be crowded. Motorists should allow themselves extra time to make it to their destination so they do not become rushed when faced with extra traffic. People who feel rushed are much more likely to drive without proper caution, which can lead to an accident.

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I’ll take that confession now

I wanted something different — preferably something that included air conditioning and heat. Yes, I’m a creature of comfort.
To make a long story short, I made it to college based on academic achievement and pure dumb luck and have been in the journalism field for several years now.
Overall, I’m happy with the path I followed, but sometimes (like all of us), I wonder about the road not taken. Luckily, being a reporter offers me many opportunities to explore other jobs should I ever choose to hang up my steno pad.

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Ruston sees growth spurt

The cost on new building valuations and permits in 2005 was almost $33 million, but in the past fiscal year, it’s gone up more than $10 million. Hollingsworth said he attributes the city’s growth to what Ruston can offer and what Realtors have been preaching for decades: location, location, location.

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