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October 29th

Williams running for daylight

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Christopher “Gage” Williams (with football) takes off on a run while being pursued by Reeves Pullen and Shamarion Brantley during a recent Ruston Parks and Recreation Department fall flag football league game between the Eagles and Patriots. The Eagles were an 18-12 winner. Contests in the league are played each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Regional Sports Complex on Farmerville Street. The seven-nine division will have its championship game being played at Louisiana Tech University’s Joe Aillet Stadium.

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Prep squads to wind down regular play

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One more weekend.
That’s what remains of the 2012 regular football season for Lincoln Parish teams and other members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.
Ruston, Cedar Creek and Grambling will bring down the curtain on the campaign with Friday night action.
The Bearcats (4-5, 1-2) are the lone parish team that will remain on their own turf, with RHS facing a key District 2-5A contest against Pineville at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium at James Field.

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’Dogs advance in polls

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Following its ninth straight road victory dating back to last year, Louisiana Tech moved up in the Associated Press Poll and entered the USA Today Coaches Poll this week after defeating New Mexico State 28-14 Saturday night in Las Cruces.
Sonny Dykes and the Bulldogs moved up two spots to No. 22 in the AP Top 25 poll, the highest the program has ever been ranked in any poll since its move to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 1989. Tech garnered 209 points following its seventh victory of the season.

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Band of RPAR brothers

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1— Who is your favorite basketball player?
Dmarco: Derrick Rose; Aouttwann: LeBron James; Ciaosen: Dwight Howard.
2 ­— Who comes and watches your games? Do you get nervous before game time?
Dmarco, Aouttwann, Ciaosen: My family. And I do get nervous.
3 — What is your favorite sports uniform?
Dmarco Chicago Bulls; Aouttwann: Miami Heat; Ciaosen: Los Angeles Clippers.
4 — If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?
Dmarco: Help my family; Aouttwann: Buy cars and help my family; Ciaosen: Help my family,

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Early detection could save a life

As October has whirled by, so has the month that has been designated for Breast Cancer Awareness. Throughout this month, many organizations, including the Louisiana Tech Athletics Department, the Northern Louisiana Medical Center and many more, have proactively championed for those who are currently or who have battled with the dreaded condition.

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Criticizing Coulter's comments

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In the war of words, Ann Coulter has done it again. I completely question my decision to discuss this person, as I mostly believe she is just trying to seek attention rather than falling prey to her very own self-professed ideologies.

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October 27th

Options for domestic violence victims

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Affecting countless people, from the loss of productivity at the workplace, to health care expenses, to the long lasting emotional scars left on its victims, the consequences of domestic violence infiltrate entire communities. Although it’s puzzling to some why a person would stay in an abusive situation, advocates for the abused have asserted that victims may feel as if they lack the needed resources to start a life without the abuser. However, they add there are many options available to those who seek help, and understanding those options may save a life and stop the perpetual cycle of domestic abuse.

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Changing the SPS formula

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School Performance Scores for the 2011-12 school year are out and seem promising, but school officials aren’t sure what to expect for the 2012-13 school year.
Donna Doss, testing and accountability coordinator for the Lincoln Parish School Board, said the formula to determine SPS is changing effective this school year.

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Public zoning hearing set

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There will be a special meeting of the Ruston Zoning Commission at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
On the agenda is a public hearing to review and consider action for the proposed amendments to the Ruston Zoning Code.

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Families warm up at Hot Halloween

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Visitors to the Ruston Fire Department on Saturday were combating the cool temperatures with a hot event during the annual Hot Halloween Happening event at the main Ruston Fire Station.
Eric Brazzel, public information officer with RPD, said more than 650 people showed up for the annual holiday event, which features games, food and educational information.
“We’ve had a good turnout, lots of costumes,” Brazzel said.

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