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July 18th, 2013

Teachers learn about small engines

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Visitors to the new Ruston High School agricultural sciences building might have noticed a bit of a mess with tiny parts of engines all over the place.
Last week, 17 teachers — some from as far away as Grant Parish — visited Ruston High School to take a class and receive certification in four-stroke engines.
The training, which was sponsored by the Lincoln Parish School Board, included all of the ag science teachers from Lincoln Parish, as well as teachers from Claiborne, East Carroll, Franklin, Ouachita, Union and Grant parishes.

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Carson, Brantley to exchange vows

Sarah Carson, of Shreveport, and Wes Brantley, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Cindy Carson, of Shreveport. She is the granddaughter of the late Howard Wright, of Lexington, Kent., Carl and Inez Burman, of Lexington, Kent., the late Hardie Carson, of Hodge, and Sadie Carson, of Hodge.

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State police respond to wreck

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Two trucks collided on Louisiana Highway 33 at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday in front of Rustiques Architectural Antiques. Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was on scene to help direct traffic, but Louisiana State Police Troop F worked the wreck. Albert Paxton, LSP public information officer, said Robert Williams, 51, of Ruston, was the driver of the Chevrolet and was written a citation for failure to yield. Paxton said it appeared WIlliams pulled off of private property and struck the 1999 Ford Ranger, driven by 57-year-old Janice Hall, of Ruston.

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Council selects auditors, passes resolution

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The Ruston City Council selected its auditors for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 20, 2013, and also passed a resolution regarded the Louisiana Community Block Grant (LCDBG) Program during its monthly meeting held July 8.
Aldermen passed a motion to select certified public accountant Douglas Brewer, who has been doing the city’s audits, to return to that role for the upcoming audit.
The council did vote to raise Brewer’s pay to $58,750, up from the $58,500 Brewer was paid for the last audit.

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Revels, Eley to wed in August ceremony

Elizabeth T. Revels and Nathan Brody Eley, both of Ruston, are happy to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Tuten, of Ruston, and Jim and Linda Tuten, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Luttring, Mildred Tuten and the late Joe Tuten.

Elizabeth is a graduate of Ruston High School, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She is currently employed by the City of West Monroe.

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Prepare for I-20 eastbound slowdowns

The bad news is that if you’re headed east down Interstate 20 in the near future, prepare for slowdowns and short stoppages.
The good news is that it will make for smoother rides in the future.
Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development has started a $11.4 million project, which DOTD Secretary Sherri LeBas said has been planned for about two years, to resurface the eastbound lanes of I-20 from Louisiana Highway 146 to the Ouachita Parish line, a distance of approximately six miles.

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Empathy, lit and music

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Have you ever watched a movie or TV show so attention-grabbing that you caught yourself forgetting where you were for a few moments? Maybe afterwards, if it was a martial arts movie, you found yourself throwing some kicks and punches at some imaginary thugs breaking into your house. Or maybe, if it was a drama, you just remained in your seat, dazed and wondering what a certain character is going to do next?

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Tech’s Enemkpali named to watch list

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Louisiana Tech defensive end IK Enemkpali has been named to the watch list for the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award.
Enemkpali was one of 107 student-athletes named to the list, which is limited to down linemen, end-to-end, either on offense or defense, who set up no farther than 10 yards to the left or right of the ball, or linebackers who set up no farther than five yards deep from the line of scrimmage.

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’Dogs projected to finish third in C-USA West

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Conference USA announced the 2013 preseason all-conference awards and the projected order of finish Wednesday with two Bulldogs honored.
The team is projected to finish third in the West Division of Conference USA receiving 72 points, just four points shy of projected second place finisher Rice. Tulsa and East Carolina were selected to finish first win the West and East Divisions, respectively.

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RPAR Standings

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This week’s standings in the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department leagues:
• Coed Adult Softball: Rehab, 9-2; 2 Legit, 8-2; Pitch Slappers, 8-4; BearClaws 7-4; Pass the Hit Stick, 8-4; Bank of Ruston, 6-5; Free Ballerz, 6-6; Dawgzilla, 6-6; Hunt, Guillot and Associates, 6-6; Turbo Goats, 4-7; Chili’s Bar and Grill, 4-8; Grace United Methodist Church, 2-10; MCS, 1-12
• 5-6 Year-Old Youth Basketball: Nuggets 3-0; Celtics 1-1; Lakers 1-1; Hawks 1-1; Bobcats 0-3

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