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March 11th, 2014

Tech golf shoots season-best round

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LAFAYETTE — Louisiana Tech shot a season best round of 9-under-par Monday as the Bulldogs sit in fourth place entering today’s final round of the 29th Annual Louisiana Classics at Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette.
The Bulldogs finished the day one stroke ahead of Tulsa and only six strokes behind host UL-Lafayette. No. 9 Illinois leads the tournament at 27-under-par (279-270-—549) while No. 33 LSU is in second place at 14-under-par (280-282—562).

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Tech tennis nets win

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ARLINGTON, Texas — For the third time in the last four matches, Louisiana Tech found itself quickly down by losing the doubles point.
And once again the Lady Techsters overcame it with their singles depth to come out on top as they defeated Texas Arlington, 4-2, on Monday afternoon at the UTA Tennis Center.

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Hoping to cheer ’Dogs in NCAA

The Louisiana Tech University men’s basketball team has done a terrific job of shining a little of the national spotlight on Lincoln Parish this season.
Now we’re hoping the Bulldogs, along with the Lady Techsters and Grambling State University Lady Tigers, can make things brighter than ever.
The Conference USA and Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball tournaments will be held this week with the champions of each tourney receiving bids to play in the NCAA Tournaments beginning next week.

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Prepare for 4-H camps

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It’s time for 4-H summer camp. I know, I know, you’re thinking, “but it’s not summer yet!” Well, that is true — but registration for 4-H summer camp will begin Friday. Because 4-H Summer Camp is one of the most important events that 4-H offers for youth, planning has to start early. Camping is one of the most valuable experiences a child can have. It’s a learning experience that helps boys and girls appreciate the outdoors, live together as a group, get along with others and appreciate people with different interests and backgrounds.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
We, Jefferson Corner, are applying to the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 5665 Hwy. 167 N, Ruston, LA 71270. Jefferson Corner, LLC d/b/a Jefferson Corner
/s/Robert Morse, Manager
2td: March 11 and 12, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Robert Morse, am applying to the City of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of low alcoholic content at retail in the City of Ruston at the following address: 5665 Hwy. 167 N, Ruston, LA 71270. Jefferson Corner, LLC d/b/a Jefferson Corner
/s/Robert Morse, Manager
2td: March 11 and 12, 2014

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Mr. Michael Wayne (Mike) Henry

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Funeral services for Mr. Michael Wayne (Mike) Henry, age 60 of Dubach, will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Rev. Greg Tipton and Rev. Rick Walters. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 10th

RPAR holds annual Furry Fun Walk

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Kevin Sherry, of Ruston, leads Lilly Gabby (left) and Fin (right) across the finish line at Saturday’s Ruston Parks and Recreation Furry Fun Walk. More than 160 pet parents and their furry friends participated in the annual event, held this year at Huckleberry Park.

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Examining Common Core

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Experts to speak at TEA Party meeting tonight

The North Central Louisiana TEA Party invites the public to hear two Common Core specialists explain why people should or should not support the new education standards at the Ruston Country Club at 6 p.m. today.
“The purpose of the TEA party is to inform, inspire and involve,” said TEA party event coordinator Bob Flournoy. “Many people do not know what Common Core is and what it means for our educators and our children.”
Flournoy said the event is not meant to persuade the public to take any particular stance on Common Core, but to hear both sides and decide for themselves.

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Gallot vies for judge spot

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There are four candidates who have announced they are vying for the position of 3rd Judicial District Division B judge, but state Sen. Rick Gallot, believes he is the right man for the job.
“I think I’m qualified,” Gallot said. “I’ve had 24 years experience in my practice and 18 years of political experience.”
Originally from Grambling, Gallot, an attorney based in Ruston, has served as an alderman for the city of Grambling, a state representative and a state senator over the past two decades.

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