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April 12th, 2014

Tech breaks ground on South End Zone Project

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During halftime of Saturday’s annual T-Day spring football game, Louisiana Tech President Les Guice and Athletics Director Tommy McClelland did the dirty work.
Along with a host of dignitaries that included University administrators, donors and athletic department personnel, the group participated in the much-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Louisiana Tech’s south end zone facility at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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Tech makes right moves for basketball

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In a recent span of only three days, Louisiana Tech University made what could be defining moments in its athletics’ history.
And specifically with its basketball program.
First, there was the hiring of Tyler Summitt as the head coach of the Lady Techsters.
Then came the announcement that Bulldogs’ head coach Mike White had been presented with a contract extension that will leave him wearing the red and blue for the next six years.

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(Un)Usual Suspects in fight for green jacket

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth -— rhymes with thief— is a 20-year-old who could steal the 2014 Masters.
Spieth and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson, tied at the top at 5-under and 211, make up the final pairing when they tee off (1:40 p.m.) in today’s final round.
It’s the tightest Masters field since 2006. Only 14 shots separate the top from bottom. Eleven players are within four shots of the lead.
In that group, only Jim Furyk (2-under) and Fred Couples (1-under) have won a major.

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Bearcats sweep Lions

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Caden Doga, pictured at right sliding into third base, and the Ruston Bearcats completed a three-game sweep over the Ouachita Parish High School Lions with a 3-2 win on Saturday. For more on the series, see Monday’s Sports Page.

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Sports Briefs

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Diamond Dogs fall to FIU: For the first time this season, Louisiana Tech did not touch home plate as the Panthers of FIU shut out the Bulldogs in the second game of the series, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
The Bulldogs’ losing streak has now reached nine straight games.
GSU splits with Prairie View: Grambling State’s baseball team split a Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader at Prairie View A&M Saturday, winning the opener 11-6 and falling in Game Two 15-3.

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LPDC changes good for all

In less than one year Lincoln Parish residents are sure to have noticed or at least heard of the changes implemented at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office took over the detention center in July 2013, and Sheriff Mike Stone said although it’s a major undertaking, it was a good move.
“We’re still looking at how to make the detention center better and how we can improve it even more,” he said.
“We knew that it was going to be a major undertaking, but it looks like we’ll be able to manage everything with a surplus.”

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Life-changing events do occur

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Today is my anniversary.
Now before Tom goes running to the calendar to see what he’s missed, let me clarify. Today isn’t my wedding anniversary; it’s not the day I debuted on this planet nor is it the day I graduated at any time in my life.
However, today is the anniversary of the day the course of my life changed forever. It was 23 years ago today that I unintentionally wrestled with another car as we traveled in different directions that rainy April night. And in case you missed it, my life changed forever.

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Library month prompts reading

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Sometimes I watch too much TV. Other times, a book transports me to such an interesting place with such interesting people that it would be tough to pull me away if a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse was going on outside.
Lately, I’ve been experiencing the latter phenomenon. It helps to have a good book. The one I’ve been reading is so good that it’s actually the second time I’ve read it — and I still can’t put it down!

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Most important event in history

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I believe that Easter and the Resurrection are the most important events in the history of man.
Last week I ended with the question: Was the process of His trial legal?

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Glenview: Students go green, get wet with Rotary

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Second grade students completed an in-depth study of water.  Some classes built models and performed experiments about evaporation and condensation.

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