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Development at forefront of forum

“I have marketed Grambling all over Louisiana and the U.S.,” she said. “Developers know my name and my face. It is incumbent upon us to take advantage of every opportunity for economic growth and stop being a cash cow for Ruston. Re-elect me and let me finish the job I have started.”
However, challenger John Williams Jr. said the key rested in bringing big names to the city.

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Club needs your support

But Osborne faces a problem this year — it’s difficult to run programs for kids when there are no kids showing up. The  culprit is a lack of transportation.
In the past, students rode Lincoln Parish  school buses after the school day was over to the Boys and Girls Club on  Memorial Drive. Because of changes in school schedules, that transportation is  now unavailable to students.

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That season is upon us again

Football.
Before I am stoned for even mentioning such blasphemy, let me say that for not growing up in a sports-crazed family, I have adjusted to the fact that sports exist for most of the world pretty well. I do attend football games, and I do cheer loudly for Tech and Grambling. No, my attention span does not often last through half-time, but I cannot deny that my heart races a little faster when I think of our team scoring the winning point or when I imagine the delicious smells of food from the tailgaters’ parties.

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Tech mistakes almost led to loss

 “Our first half turnovers were huge for them,” said head coach Jack Bicknell. “That’s the last thing you can do against this team by turning the ball over and we did it far too much in the first half. Fortunately, we did much better the rest of the game, settled down, stayed within our assignments and really finished on a strong note.”
Tech (1-1) was able to even its record and move to an all-time mark of 16-2 against 1-AA foes by putting together 17 unanswered points and a combined 24 in the second and third periods to prevail 31-21.

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Sky’s the limit for Dubach’s visibility

Launched by Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu, the project known as America’s Wetland Red River and Mississippi Birding Trails includes a contract with Fermata Inc., a nature based development firm, to assist in the development and design of new trails.
“This is for people who have an interest in eco-tourism,” Edmiston said.

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