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December 12th

AJB students go ‘green,’ visit the library

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Going Green
Alma J. Brown Elementary is off to a good start with our Go Green Project. LSU AgCenter, along with our sponsors, Walmart, Community Trust Bank and Dr. Rhonda Pruitt, of True Care Dental, helped us to begin our garden project. A special thanks goes to Daisy Fielding for making our garden beautiful and Wanda Wilson, our garden caretaker.
School supplies

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December 11th

18-wheeler turns over

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At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday the Ruston Fire Department as well as Ruston Police Department responded to an 18-wheeler turning over on Interstate 20. The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling east bound on I-20 and reportedly had a medical emergency which caused him to go through the median and turn over.
Eric Brazzel, public education officer for RFD, said that upon arrival, bystanders had removed the driver from the vehicle and started CPR.

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Christmas provided by DART angels

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For more than 10 years, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been giving hope to their clients during the Christmas season.
Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey said program participants have been with DART for the past two years.
“We always have some very good partners who are willing to pick up last minute items when we need them to,” she said. “We know that there is usually going to be someone, some family that has something come up and needs our help.”

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Blind walker struck by a vehicle

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At approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department along with Ruston Fire Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle and blind pedestrian collision at Mississippi Avenue and Bonner Street.
Eric Brazzel, public education officer for the Ruston Fire Department, said the pedestrian was from the Louisiana Center for the Blind.
“The student was transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center by ambulance,” Brazzel said. “The student appeared to have non-life threatening injuries.

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USMC helps Toys for Tots

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Since Nov. 20, the United States Marine Corps has been collecting toys for children in need who might not have a Christmas otherwise. On Saturday, the Marines will be wrapping up their Toys for Tots event at Walmart.
Marine Sgt. Anthony Shoemake, coordinator for the Toys for Tots event, said local residents have been donating toys to more than 15 locations since Nov. 20.

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Tech’s SWE earns national award

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Louisiana Tech University’s section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently earned a 2013 National Collegiate Outreach Series Event Award from the national organization, which was presented at the SWE’s 2013 National Conference in Baltimore, Md.

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2014 fitness trends revealed

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Looking for the hottest fitness trends? What’s in and what’s out? We have barely digested our Thanksgiving feast and already the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has predicted what fitness developments will be trending in 2014.
A new winner was crowned in 2014. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) topped the list of the 20 trends in its first year of being on the list. The number one spot was previously held since 2008 by educated, certified and experienced fitness professionals.

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Tech’s Enemkpali named All-CUSA

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Senior DE named to first team while RB Dixon, DS Cuthbert make second team
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Conference USA announced its 2013 All-Conference football teams Tuesday with three Bulldogs being selected to the league’s first and second teams.
Tech’s representatives on the first team was defensive end IK Enemkpali while running back Kenneth Dixon and deep snapper Josh Cuthbert were named to the second team.

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Bulldogs, Demons set for high-powered showdown

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If recent history is any indication, what has come to be an annual December battle between Louisiana Tech and Northwestern State is sure to be fast-paced and high-scoring.
The two teams with the top offensive teams in the country square off at 8 p.m. tonight inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tech (7-2) has the 21st highest scoring offense in the country, averaging 85.4 points per game. However, the last two games have seen the Bulldogs struggle shooting the basketball, but the outcomes of each game was the opposite due to one thing — defense.

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Techsters hope to get back on track against NSU

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Legendary Louisiana Tech Hall of Fame coach Leon Barmore boasts quite the coaching tree as many of his former players are following in his footsteps in the collegiate coaching ranks.
At 6 p.m. tonight in the Thomas Assembly Center, two former Tech stars will meet as Teresa Weatherspoon’s Lady Techsters and Brooke (Lassiter) Stoehr’s Northwestern State Demons.
The game will be the first of a basketball doubleheader at the TAC as Mike White’s Bulldogs face Mike McConathy’s Northwestern State Demons in a game that will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the women’s contest.

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