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Parish squads begin playoffs

The Lady Aggies (13-15-2, 8-2) will play host to Fairview in Class B starting at 5 p.m.
In Class 5-A, the defending state champion Lady Bearcats (20-9, 8-1) will be at home against Lafayette High beginning at 5 p.m.
The Lady Cougars (27-7-2, 8-1) have a 4 p.m. Class 1-A home matchup against New Orleans Crescent City.
For Class C action, the Lady Hornets (2-7, 0-2) will travel to Cotton Valley for a 4 p.m. meeting.
All will be trying to advance on to regional round games later in the week.
Choudrant has been on a late season roll in setting up its playoff situation.

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Architecture students lift up family

Nearly every day and on most Saturdays, a tour down Martin Loop will reveal students from habiTECH, with help from the local Habitat for Humanity chapter, hammering away at the Evanses’ new home.
It’s structurally interesting, standing apart from the rest of the neighborhood in a way that only a cadre of talented designers can make possible. It’s also going to be a model of energy efficiency, using newer construction technologies the designers and the future residents both hope will take a bit of the sting out of rising energy prices.

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Getting nostalgic about prom

I spent hours better spent studying picking out the theme, souvenir goodies and music for an event I didn’t even want to attend.
I’d had my fair share of formal dance disasters, and I didn’t think I needed the “oh so special” prom experience. But, my friends and parents finally convinced me to share in the magic.
The night involved an enforced breathalyzer test, prom royalty chosen at random from a hat and (best of all) the start of the nostalgia season wherein people who have ignored you the past four years suddenly become your best friends for the remainder of the year.

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HabiTECH work progresses

“It makes me want to cry every day,” Geraldnetta Evans said. “I come by here every day and every night. My kids are always saying ‘I know where we’re going, we’re going by the house.’ ”
Ashley Mauldin, a member of the fifth-year architecture group known as habiTECH, explained that with Tuesday’s positive inspection from the city of Ruston’s building department, drywall and other touches are ready for installation.

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