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March 29th, 2017

GSU Migos concert set

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After months of anticipation, Grambling State University students found out a few days ago one of the nation’s most popular singing rap groups would be performing at their school.
Migos is scheduled to perform Thursday at the Fredrick D. Hobdy Assembly Center.
Migos concert tickets can run $60 to $100 and more,but tickets are $35 for the GSU concert.
GSU annually has spring concerts with big name acts.
Dillard University student Margeret Acuaye plans to be there, coming in from New Orleans. Melanie Graves is traveling to Louisiana from the University of Missouri.

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NAMI Ruston provides support, emergency numbers

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In these trying times, you may be seeking a mental health service or care provider.
Know what type of treatment or care you need, and then you will know what type of service or which provider to search for.
Listed below are crisis helplines and other local emergency numbers, along with local mental health and other complementary service providers.
Crisis Helplines
Police, who will contact the Crisis Intervention Team, if needed, and emergency (fire, police and ambulance) 911 or check local listing.
• Behavioral Health Clinic Hotline (800) 256-2522.

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Tech softball blanks SFA, 8-0

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Louisiana Tech used four two-run hits and a combined three-hit shutout by Bailey Allen and Krystal De La Cruz to defeat Stephen F. Austin 8-0 in six innings at the Lady Techster Softball Complex Tuesday night.
With the win, Tech improved to 21-12 on the season, including a 13-2 record at home. SFA fell to 10-21 on the year.
Allen (6-2) was in total control in the circle as the junior tossed 4.0 shutout innings allowing only one single and one walk before giving way to De La Cruz in the fifth. It marked the 10th shutout of the season for the Tech pitching staff.

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Bulldogs set to return to spring practice today

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Louisiana Tech Football practiced for two hours on Monday under sunny skies in what was the ninth of 15 total sessions of the spring for the Bulldogs, who are prepping for the 2017 Spring Game on April 8.
The Bulldogs are coming off the team’s first scrimmage of spring ball last Friday, which featured several fresh faces on both sides of the ball. Tech has five more practices remaining this spring before wrapping up workouts in less than two weeks at the spring game at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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New Living Word’s Onwuzulike first-team Class C All-Stater

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New Living Word senior Jessica Onwuzulike (with ball) has been selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class C All-State first team after averaging 17.1 points and leading the Lady Lions to a Div. V state championship after defeating Grace Christian 74-27 in the title game last eariier this month in Hammond.

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Diamond ’Dogs blast Warhawks

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Barrage of four home runs in seventh inning lifts Tech over ULM, 12-3
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The seventh inning turned into a home run derby at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park as Louisiana Tech defeated Louisiana-Monroe 12-3 on Tuesday night in front of 2,328 fans.
For the first time this season, the Diamond ’Dogs went back-to-back-to-back as part of a seventh inning that saw Tech blast four home runs, leading to a five-run frame.

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March 28th

RONNIE COLVIN

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Funeral services for Ronald “Ronnie” Colvin, age 78, of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Dubach United Methodist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Joseph Guo will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach, LA. Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Ronnie was born February 24, 1939 in Start, LA to Robert and Eloise Colvin and passed away March 26, 2017 in Ruston after a lengthy illness.

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CLYDE W. FREEMAN

Clyde W. Freeman, age 79 of Choudrant died March 27, 2017. Graveside services are 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Douglas Cemetery, Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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CARSON "BOJACK' MILLICAN

Carson "Bojack" Millican, age 81 of Choudrant died March 27, 2017. Graveside services are 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MARIALICE BOWMAN COURTNEY

Marialice Bowman Courtney, age 87 of Ruston died March 25, 2017. Memorial services are 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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