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March 30th

Nurses group honors military

“The exhibit on Iraq was very interesting and had some really heart-wrenching comments by nurses because they are operating under very severe circumstances.”
These circumstances, she said, include sometimes going days without the opportunity to take a bath.
“It just really burdened me that we should do something to honor them during National Nurses Week, so that’s what the project is all about locally,” Hyde said.

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’Dogs have Love Field series

Next up: Dallas Baptist, always a strong program and a perennial power out of the Heartland Conference.
The ‘Dogs and Patriots will collide for a three-game series over the next two days, hooking up in a single game tonight at 6 and then resuming play on Saturday with a doubleheader at 3 p.m.
By the time the weekend ends, Tech will have played eight games in a seven-day period.
However busy the itinerary is, Bulldogs’ head coach Wade Simoneaux can only hope his team experiencing a transfusion of the winning sort.

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Camp gives summer new meaning

Caleb Seney, executive director of MedCamps, said Camp Alabama in Choudrant is the destination for the usual camp activities for children with disabilities that might make them feel unusual among their peers.

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Reliving Louisiana’s Old South

Plus, Natchitoches was not only the first permanent settlement in Louisiana in 1714 but also in the entire Louisiana Purchase Territory. It beat out New Orleans by four years.

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Camp offers outlook for summer

Dana Burway said the camp provides Tyler with a vacation with counselors and trained professionals who make her family and the other campers feel welcome.
To feel like this, though they may not know it, residents don’t have to go far. MedCamps is held at Camp Alabama in Choudrant.
Caleb Seney, executive director of MedCamps, said though the camp provides all the traditional activities, it is a little different.

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March 29th

Tech tempo remains at fast pace

The Bulldogs will be putting on the pads for the first time.
“At first, the players were a little starry-eyed about it,” he said about the tempo, “but now they’re adjusting to it and becoming more relaxed and comfortable with it.
“But we’re looking forward to the first day in pads. All the other stuff we’ve done, it’s really just ‘bells and whistles’.”
The Bulldogs’ Wednesday session was on the FieldTurf of Joe Aillet Stadium, having been moved to that site because of the annual Jim Mize Twilight Track and Field Meet being staged at their complex.

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Internet caution imperative

“A lot of parents don’t realize how quickly this can occur,” Beard said. “But it can, and it does.”
Internet predators keep track of when children are out of school, making them targets during the break. While parents should allow their children to enjoy their time away from school, it is important to provide some safety guidelines when it comes to Internet usage.

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Diet strategy is in the bag

It seems each time I choose to substitute a healthy snack for a high-fat one, I end up rewarding myself by bingeing on brownies, pizza or cookies. Needless to say, I’m going to try a new strategy. At first, I was going to count the fat grams on the backs of packages and establish an exercise routine. But I have come up with a better idea. Why not try to start a fashion trend that hides excess body fat? Since about 95 percent of the U.S. population appears to be on a diet, this strategy could rally up a lot of support.

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Wreck sends two to LGH

The driver of the 18-wheeler, John Ross Jr., Warren, Ark., was not injured. The name of the van’s passenger was not available at press time and no charges have been filed at this time. The investigation continues.

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March 28th

LGH one step closer to sale

“We then had the firm we hired to help us determine the value of the hospital and its assets make a presentation and tell the AG staff that the selling price was fair,” Stone said.
“They even said we received more than what we thought we might receive.”
Representatives of Community Health Systems, the company purchasing Lincoln General, then gave a presentation that outlined the history of their company, Stone said.

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