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November 29th

Louisiana Tech presents the ‘Fights Before Christmas’

The Louisiana Tech Stone Theatre announces its student-written show, “Fights Before Christmas,” directed by the director of the School of Performing Arts and professor of Movement and Design, Mark D. Guinn.
Performances are scheduled to run at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-8 in Stone Theatre, located in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts, on the corner of Adams Boulevard and West Arizona Avenue.

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Blue Star Mothers send Christmas packages to military servicemen and women

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The Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana Chapter No. 5 mailed 47 boxes to the deployed United States Military servicemen and women for Christmas.
Pictured, from left to right, are Linda Richardson, Mae Elliott, Choudrant Post Master Lou Antley, Angie Sanders, Joann Barr and Kathy Lowery.
The Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana Chapter No. 5 is a local chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., an organization for mothers who have children serving or who have served.

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Dade receives scholarship

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Raven Dade is the 2012 recipient of the Education Scholarship Award given from Queen Vashti Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star affiliated with U.M.W. King George Grand Lodge A.M. & A.F. State of Louisiana. This award was given on Oct. 19 at the 88th Grand Session in Pineville. The education committee consisted of Sister Angelite Caldwell, chairperson, Sis. Lillie Young and Sister Audrey Gardenhigh.

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Church to hold annual Winter Bazaar

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Memorial United Methodist Church in Simsboro, located on U.S. Highway 80, will host its annual Winter Bazaar Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday inside the building. There will be a silent auction and door prizes, along with baked goods, homemade pies, cakes, cookies and other goodies. There will also be a Christmas gift shop and bargain table. Silent auction closes at 2:30. For more information contact 247-3641 or 247-6515.

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Holiday lights can pose some dangers

This time of year, many are decking the halls with boughs of holly, ornaments and Christmas lights. Along with other seasonal embellishments, residential structures and commercial buildings are lit up to create a warm, holiday glow.
However, if not properly monitored, the inviting bright lights can turn into a disaster and easily ruin one’s yuletide joy.

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Warming those left in the cold

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Imagine not being able to keep warm at night, tossing and turning, unable to sleep.
Many of us have troubling falling into deep slumber and staying asleep for a variety of reasons, ranging from the stress that keeps one’s mind racing at night, to hunger or too much caffeine.
But apparently there are those people, some of them right here in Lincoln Parish, who — although they have a roof over their head — cannot afford to stay warm during the winter months.

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Pure speculation: Tech to Indy?

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Three national websites predict Shreveport bowl for ’Dogs
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It’s all pure speculation at this point, a variety of prognosticators across the nation who are trying their best to fill in the pieces to the upcoming college football bowl puzzle.
It’s not easy and, too often, it’s not accurate.
Still the projections, the predictions and the what ifs make for some interesting reading at this time of the year, when Christmas nears and thoughts of postseason paychecks dance in the craniums of athletic departments.

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’Dogs advance win streak to six games

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Six wins in a row and still rolling.
The Bulldogs of Louisiana Tech University extended their longest victory streak since the 2009-10 season to six games with a 99-62 conquest of Southeastern Louisiana University in front of 2,356 fans at the Thomas Assembly Center on Wednesday night.

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I.A. Lewis hosts Evangel

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The I.A. Lewis boys basketball team of Ruston will host Shreveport-based Evangel Christian tonight at 5:30 p.m.
The game was originally scheduled as a doubleheader in Shreveport.

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Grambling women sign solid hoops’ class

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Lady Tigers’ basketball program is putting together a solid signing class.
First-year Head Coach Patricia Cage-Bibbs began looking to solidify the point guard position.
With this target in mind, she signed Dominique Patrick, a 5-7 point guard from Centerpoint High School in Birmingham, Alabama. She is rated as a three-star player by ESPN.

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