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May 8th, 2014

Emmanuel Baptist: Visits brighten spring

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May is here and our 2013-14 school year is quickly coming to an end.  We have absolutely had a tremendous year!
Our 3- and 4-year-old classes had a spectacular time at the zoo. We loved visiting the animals, riding the boat, taking the class on animals native to Louisiana and on top of that picnicking on a truly amazing day God provided for us.
We visited with our friends at Princeton Place, Alpine and Russ Place during the month of April. We had a splendid time receiving Easter treats and passing out hugs.

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I.A. Lewis: Rams ‘buck-up’ go-green

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Top left: We are very proud of our students, our staff and our community and business partners who helped us win the district grand prize in the Go Green Awards. Our students led a major recycling effort, planted a garden, cleaned up the surrounding neighborhood, won Louisiana’s top award in the Great American Can Drive and planted trees around the neighborhood and community.

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Lincoln Rotary hosts middle school awards

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The Lincoln Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of its annual Middle Grades Student of the Year Awards. Each student was honored at the May 2 luncheon and presented an award of achievement by club President Bob Myer and Lincoln Parish Superintendent Danny Bell, with an overview of their accomplishments announced by Rotarian Brady Dubois. Each awardee has maintained excellent grades, been active in extra-curricular activities and community service and served as a leader on their perspective school campus.

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The waiting game begins

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The next three days will one of the most nerve-wracking for former collegiate football players as the NFL Draft begins tonight.
Louisiana Tech’s Justin Ellis and IK Enemkpali are among two of hundreds of players hoping to have their name called soon.
Ellis and Enemkpali are the two Bulldogs that stand the greatest chance at getting drafted and achieving their dreams of playing professional football. Both were invited to the NFL Combine in February.

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Techster’s Tufi named to all-freshman team

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Louisiana Tech utility player Pauline Tufi was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team on Wednesday by a vote of the league coaches.
Tufi was one of 11 rookies in the 13-team league to earn a spot on the squad.
The native of Anchorage, Alaska, batted .281 on the season with 43 hits, including 10 doubles, one triple and four home runs.
Tufi set a Louisiana Tech freshman single season record with 34 RBIs during the year while also scoring 16 runs.
She was 3-for-4 in stolen bases and led the team with 67 total bases.

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GSU softball falls to JSU

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DACATUR, Ala. — Grambling State University’s softball team fell 10-5 to Jackson State in opening round play of the Southwestern Athletic Conference softball tournament Wednesday.
The Lady Tigers (11-23) will next play an elimination game at 5 p.m. today against Southern University, which lost to Mississippi Valley 7-4 in first-round play on Wednesday.
Things were tied up at 3-3 Wednesday before Jackson State (27-27) pulled away with five runs in the bottom of the third inning.

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Malone, Kavanaugh to wed

Ben and Kellie Malone, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Morgan Elizabeth Malone, of Ruston, to Ryan Kendall Kavanaugh, of Benton.

Morgan is the granddaughter of Alton and Ronnie Spillers, of Perdido Key, Fla., Sonda Womack, of Chatham, the late Tommy Womack, Mary Malone, of West Monroe, and the late Terry Malone.

Ryan is the son of Lee and Katherine Kavanaugh, of Benton. He is the grandson of Ruth Dixon, of Anacoco, the late Kenneth Dixon, the late James and Edith Kavanaugh.

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Tech duo win international composing contest

A Louisiana Tech University professor of music and senior music student were among the 15 winners in the Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Kenyon Wilson composer’s competition.
Because of their success, Joshua Mattison, a senior from Benton, and Joe L. Alexander, who also serves as head of theory, composition and low brass, will have their pieces performed at the 2014 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference.
The international conference will be held May 23 at the University of Indiana in Bloomington.

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Numbers say Lincoln is the place to be

Since 2010, Lincoln Parish has received approximately $180,000 in grants from the Louisiana Office of Tourism.
Evidently, the state’s investment in local events is paying off. In 2012, the latest year for which figures are available, tourists spent slightly more than $27 million in Lincoln Parish, according to research done by the U.S. Travel Association.

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The history of Cinco de Mayo

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One of the largest celebrations in the Americas just took place, but most of us don’t know why — I’m talking about Cinco de Mayo.
The Hispanic culture has always intrigued me. Well, I say always. I was a Spanish major (also a journalism major) but, in truth, I hated Spanish in high school. Turned out, it had nothing to do with me not liking the language and everything to do with the particular teacher I had.
Anyways, Cinco de Mayo is a big part of a rich, vibrant culture I find attractive.

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