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Tech nabs first soccer win of season

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TROY, Ala. — The Louisiana Tech soccer team ended its scoring drought, netting two second period goals to shutout Troy 2-0 on a hot Friday evening in the first match of the 2013 Trojan Classic tournament at the Jesse H. Colley Track/Soccer Complex.

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These are the good old days

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Question: Are we really moving forward in this country? We’re supposed to be so rich as a nation, but everyone I know is in debt! Sometimes I wish for the days when times were simpler. Is our economic progress real or just an illusion?
Answer: Allow me to borrow a phrase made famous by folk singer Carly Simon: “These are the good old days.”

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Changing interest rates may affect your investments

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Even if you didn’t take Economics 101 in college, just navigating through the past several years has given you hands-on experience with one of the course’s most valuable lessons: The rise and fall of interest rates is one of the biggest factors influencing global economies, financial markets, and our daily lives. That’s why it is important to have a basic understanding of how interest rate changes could affect not only your wallet but also your investment portfolio.

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Can ‘excess’ retirement dollars help your grandchildren

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National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 8. And although this “Day” is not as widely known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it does remind us of the importance of grandparents. If you’re a grandparent yourself, you may be thinking of ways to help your grandchildren on their journey through life. One of the greatest gifts you can give them may be financial support for their college education — and one way you can help provide this support could be found in the distributions you receive from your retirement accounts.

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Bearcats rally for jamboree win

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CADEVILLE — Ruston High School showed it knows how to rally under pressure Friday night as the Bearcats battled back from behind to take a 22-19 win over the Chiefs in jamboree action at West Ouachita High School.

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Cedar Creek, North Webster tie at 13-13

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Cedar Creek quarterback Adam Van (10) guided the Cougars to a 13-13 tie Friday at the North Webster jamboree. The Cougars open the season on the road at 7 p.m. Friday at Loyola Prep.

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Local youth wins outdoor writing awards

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Story Moller, a 17-year-old senior at Cedar Creek High School in Ruston, was declared a double winner in a youth journalism competition sponsored by the Louisiana Outdoor Writer’s Association (LOWA). Moller was presented his awards at the annual LOWA conference held last week in Lafayette. Moller won first place in the senior division for his story entitled “Frosty Morning” and was awarded third place for his story “Gift of A King.” In addition to his interest in writing, Moller is a champion skeet and trap shooter, having recently been declared first-place winner in the junior division of an American Trap Association competition with a score of 196 out of 200. Moller is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Moller of Ruston.

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Team Elite takes Word Series title

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Team Elite of Ruston won the 2013 USSSA 9-and-under World Series in Austin, Texas last month. Jackson Pilgreen was named MVP of the World Series and Brady Menzina was named Offensive MVP. Pictured on the front row are (from to left to right) KJ McTyer, Tristan “TC” Giger, Lane Thomas and Sawyer King. On the middle row are Nicholas Thompson, Micah Scheer, Jackson Pilgreen, Brady Menzina and Jon Robert Tollett. On the back row are Coaches Randy Thomas and Lonnie Menzina. Not pictured are Davis Tolar, Spencer Sensley and Coach Nick Tolar.

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Team Elite competition winners

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Picture above at left are Team Elite members Sawyer King, KJ McTyer, Brady Menzina and Lane Thomas, who won first place in the Relay Around the Bases competition at the 2013 USSSA 9-and-under World Series in Austin, Texas. Pictured above at right are team members Spencer Sensley, Jackson Pilgreen, Davis Tolar, Jon Robert Tollett and Tristsn”TC”Giger, who won second place in the Around the Horn competition.

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A dove is a dove, even with seven species

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Most years, dove hunters have already gotten a hint of the smell of gun oil and burnt powder and have sweated in camo while picking up their chair every half hour and moving a few feet to stay in the shade. Dove season usually opens at noon on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, giving hunters two and a half days of hunting.

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