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CedarTown to kick off holiday shopping season

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As the holiday season quickly approaches, those who want to avoid the long lines and picked over merchandise usually begin their shopping fairly early. As staple of Ruston’s holiday festivities, Cedar Creek School’s annual fundraiser, Holidays in CedarTown, will start the shopping season this week in the Ruston Civic Center.

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Residents share ideas for improvements

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Camille Pearce, Jamikal Perry (black jacket) and DeAudreon Moore enjoy a game of basketball during the Fifth Annual SOCA (South of California Avenue) Block Party. This event, organized by the Community Design Activism Team made up of Louisiana Tech University architecture students, was held at Mays Chapel Church on Saturday. Residents of the neighborhood, as well as volunteers interested in helping the community, joined together for a day of fun and brainstorming. Community members shared their ideas with CDAT members of how their neighborhood can be improved.

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RHS alum, educators honored

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Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates have been named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2012 Achievement Award winners.
This year’s distinguished educator winners are current RHS Assistant Principal David Crowe, retired science teacher Dr. Patsy Boudreaux, and the late economics teacher, coach and assistant principal R. W. “Moose” Phillips.
Alumni winners are Gen. Jack Ramsaur, Class of 1970; O. K. “Buddy” Davis, Class of 1964; and Dr. Janet Duncan Barnes, Class of 1971. Martie Cordaro, Class of 1991, is the 2012 Young Alumnus winner.

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Looking at presidential campaigns

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David Anderson’s lecture to focus on historical myths

The role myths disguised as historical examples play in presidential campaigns is the subject Louisiana Tech associate professor of history David M. Anderson will address when he appears as the initial speaker in the department of history’s Faculty Lecture Series.
Anderson’s lecture, “Ronald Reagan’s Miracle ‘Comeback’ and Other Myths from the 1980 Presidential Election” is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Wyly Tower Auditorium.
According to Anderson, there are a number of apparent historical parallels between the 1980 election and the current campaign of 2012.

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Caney Lake Good Sammers

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Hosts Pat and Joe Dickson and Mary Lynn and Jimmy Stothart called and said, “Caney Lake Good Sammers come join us at the riverside Colfax RV Park in Colfax, on Sept. 26-29.”

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Lacayos recent guests of the Lions Club

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Dr. Leonel Lacayo and wife Lisa Lacayo were recent program guests of the Ruston Lions Club. The Lacayos told the group of their vision for health care in Lincoln Parish. Of particular interest were the parish residents who could not afford to pay for medical treatment and had limited transportation to get to any medical professional. As a result of their interest in providing these services, the couple founded Health Hut.

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Pets of the Week

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Chewy and Cooper are a couple of young fella’s found living in a hole in the ground with two other siblings. Scared, hungry, thirsty and covered with fleas, they are now happy, healthy and ready for new homes. They are white in color with black markings. They are around 2 months old and current on their shots. The adoption fee is $65 each. Call 251-DOGS for more information or visit www.4pawsrescue.com.

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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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