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April 1st, 2014

April ends Tech b-ball journey

As March Madness fades into April championships, the journey for Louisiana Tech University’s men’s basketball team has ended.
But oh, what a ride it was!
We are grateful to have been able to be a part of Tech’s historical season as some of the biggest crowds to pack the Thomas Assembly Center in years watched as the Bulldogs rolled to a 29-8 record and National Invitational Tournament quarterfinals before it was all over.

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Prescribed burning insight offered

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Prescribed burning is an agricultural management practice and, in Louisiana’s row crop production, has often been used primarily during or soon after harvest. In grazing lands management, prescribed burning generally takes place in late winter or early spring. There are a number of environmental and other public concerns associated with this practice and the state has instituted a voluntary smoke and ash management training program to assist producers in addressing these concerns.

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LMCH to host Si Robertson

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Si Robertson, America’s favorite uncle and one of the most popular characters on television, will appear in Ruston on May 9 for a special fundraising event with all proceeds benefiting Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home.
“An Evening with Si Roberston” will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Louisiana Tech University’s Thomas Assembly Center and Robertson will entertain the crowd with stories of faith and family as only he can.

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March 31st

Future of Ruston discussion set

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Ruston residents have the opportunity to hear city, business and Louisiana Tech University leaders talk about the future during the Tech Faculty Senate’s Third Annual Future of Ruston forum set for Thursday evening in the University Hall Auditorium.
The event begins at 5 p.m. with an informal meet-and-greet session, followed by the presentations starting at 5:30 p.m. The forum is free and open to the public.

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Camp to hone football, life skills

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Local youth will have an opportunity to not only hone their football skills, but life skills at the 2014 Fred Dean Hall of Fame Pro Day on Saturday.
“We are so excited about Pro Day,” Marketing Director for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana Janet Wilson said. “It’s not just a chance to learn football skills but life lessons.”
Pro Day is a mini football camp that will be held on the Louisiana Tech football practice field from 9 a.m. to noon. National Football League players will be there to lead participants in sports-related activities and exercises.

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LPNET makes distribution arrest

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Ruston Police Department notified the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team of an individual having numberous controlled dangerous substances on Friday, which resulted in a distribution arrest.
According to the affidavit, Jamal Romel Jackson, 25, of 613 Minden St., was arrested at approximately 12:55 a.m. at his residence after law enforcement officials were notified of his having two active LPNET warrants for distribution against him.

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Questioning the idea of home school

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Parents who want to look into educational alternatives can visit the Lincoln Parish Library from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the community room for a come and go event hosted by Ruston Christian Homeschoolers.
Director for RCH Jenny Morse said the event will be a way for parents interested in homeschooling their children in the area to learn more about the organization.

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Calling all supporters for DART’s Annual Radiothon

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For many people, April means the arrival of sun and warmth, blooming gardens and spring lawns, Easter vacation and spring break. For DART, April means something entirely different: radiothon.

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Pet of the Week

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Presley is a Lab mix, a little over a year old. Tan and white he is a fun dog that likes to play. A family with children or other dogs would be perfect for Presley.  Adoption fees are $65. Call 251-DOGS today for more information. Come see all dogs at the shelter located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or call for an appointment.

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AAUW to host meeting

American Association of University Women of Louisiana members and partners are set to tour Louisiana to advocate for fair pay legislation that is inclusive of all Louisiana workers. The tour will include issue forums, networking events and outreach at colleges and universities in support of fair pay.
Each stop will include a fair pay advocacy event. A fair pay press conference will be held on the Louisiana State Capitol steps at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday or Equal Pay Day.

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