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June 21st, 2016

Goff tabbed as state hardball Coach of the Year

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Four Louisiana Tech Bulldogs named to All-Louisiana baseball team
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Four different Bulldogs have earned spots on the 2016 All-Louisiana Baseball team while former Louisiana Tech head coach Greg Goff was voted Coach of the Year by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, it was announced on Sunday.
Casey Sutton picked up first team honors as the ace of the Bulldogs’ pitching staff, while Adam Atkins, Raphael Gladu and Chase Lunceford all earned spots on the second team.
The team was selected by a panel of statewide media members and the state’s baseball sports information directors.

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Swanson headed to state HOF

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth story in a series leading up to the 2016 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held Saturday at the Natchitoches Event Center.
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Red Swanson had a Midas Touch.
He could find gold where other athletic prospectors were going bust.Some of the most glittering names in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame would be unknown now if Swanson hadn’t been on the Pelican State sports scene in various capacities through the decades.

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Sponsoring STEM alliances

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Educators enter third year with Tech COE

More than 24 science, technology, engineering and mathematics educators from Ouachita Parish engaged in the third year of professional development summer institute funded through a three-year math and science partnership through the state’s department of education and the Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education.

These collaborations also includes highly-qualified and content knowledgeable STEM instructors from Tech’s College of Engineering and Science, said Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of the SciTEC Center on Tech’s campus.

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Continuing the tradition: Peach ice cream to be sold at festival

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Nothing says “summer is here” like peaches and ice cream.
For the members of the Eta Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, summer means the Louisiana Peach Festival and the continuation of a more than 30-year tradition — selling peach ice cream to festival goers.
“We’ve been serving up peach ice cream for over 30 years now,” Beth Buske, the event chairperson for the organization, said.
Eta Omicron is a chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, a sorority that provides women of all ages an opportunity for friendship and support through social, cultural and educational experiences, Buske said.

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Peach Prize found, Chamber creates second prize

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Peach prize hunter Adrianna Robbins found the peach prize at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Soccer Fields.

The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commcerce added a second hidden prize to continue the competition, Brandon Sutherland, director of sales for Hampton Inn Ruston.

“The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce didn’t want the fun to end so soon,” he said.

This time the peach prize is filled with goodies from local businesses along with weekend passes to the festival, Sutherland said.

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Local woman celebrates 90th birthday

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Irma McKee, front, recently celebrated her 90th birthday with her family in the Fellowship Hall of Trinity United Methodist Church. McKee is pictured with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Tiger Club donates fans to CCA

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The Grambling Tiger Club and Men’s Birthday Fellowship Club recently held a fan drive and donated 50 fans to Christian Community Action. Pictured are, front left, from the left, CCA Director Stephanie Matthews, club President Joseph Caoers and Queen Lewis. In the back row, from left, is Don Tatum, Richard McKeever, Marietta Holloway, Lemon Lewis and William Rutledge.

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Tech signs new baseball coach

It’s the price of success for mid-major college athletics programs.

And once again Louisiana Tech finds itself on the paying end after receiving national attention.

The remarkable season that recently ended for the Louisiana Tech baseball — one in which the Diamond ’Dogs went to the NCAA Regionals for the first time ever, reaching the championship round at Mississippi State — has led to Greg Goff being hired away by the University of Alabama.

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June 20th

‘Ruston Re-Imagined’ brings development

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Ruston has a new recruitment tool that’s also the city’s blueprint for the next decade.
“Ruston Re-Imagined” is an updated, but much shorter version of the city’s Ruston 21 master plan.
The 36-page, full-color booklet contains information about economic development, transportation and infrastructure, downtown, land use and parks and recreation.
The booklet will be used in business recruitment as well as made available to individuals considering moving to Ruston.
“I really hope somebody can pick this up and go ‘wow, this city’s on the move,’” Mayor Ronny Walker said.

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Ruston welcomes Monster Moto

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Ruston residents gathered along downtown sideways this morning in order to participate in a commercial by UPS to welcome Monster Moto to the area. Residents were asked by Mayor Ronny Walker to take a few moments out of their morning to show support for the new company. UPS has partnered with Monster Moto to help with the logistics of moving inventory and equipment to their new facility here in Ruston. UPS is utilizing this opportunity to film the activities for a web-based promotion.

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