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November 2nd, 2013

Dixie Theater becomes ‘Jazzland’ for a night

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At 7 p.m. Friday, Ruston residents enjoyed a night of soulful music performed by Larry Pannell and the Grambling State University Faculty Jazz Ensemble as the Boys and Girls Club of North Louisiana hosted Jazzland at the Dixie Center for the Arts.
Eldonta’ Osborne, chief professional officer for BGCNLA, said Jazzland is both a fundraiser and an opportunity to show the community who the club is all about.

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Lincoln Parish trick-or-treats this Halloween

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Enjoy the sweet taste of helping

Light, fluffy pancakes are a delicious way to start the morning, which gave two local organizations a great idea — pancake breakfast fundraisers.
On Friday, the Ruston Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Pancake Day. Each year, it provides a morning and evening opportunity for residents to pick up pancakes, sausage and bacon while helping with the various causes Kiwanis focuses on each year.
This event, which is from 6:30-9 a.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Friday at the Ruston Civic Center, costs $7.
The fundraiser is the only one the Kiwanis Club hosts each year.

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RHS great for education, too

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The author of the editorial “Schools’ Scores Show Growth,” featured in Sunday’s edition of The Ruston Daily Leader is certainly correct in their assertion that both “Choudrant and Simsboro appear to be a great place (to get) an education.” Choudrant High School, with its School Performance Score (based on the 2012 formula) of 136.4 should certainly be proud. Simsboro also made remarkable gains, achieving a 110.5. CHS and SHS are both excellent schools with great administration and competent teachers, and the proof lies in their gains and achievements.

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Policy was irresponsibly mandated

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With November here we’re on the brink of the holiday season. However, the severe sugar overload we’re witnessing now reminds us that we just wrapped up one of the most highly anticipated holidays for kids of all ages.
Yes, Halloween has come and gone. No doubt the confection companies are still running totals to see whose sugary treats topped this year’s list. We all have favorites. Some go for chocolate, then there’s the fruit variety, some lean toward mint, others want nuts and on and on.

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Bethel: Students raise funds, learn about fire safety

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For Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, the Ruston Fire Department brought a fire truck and the Fire Safety Trailer to educate toddlers through sixth graders about fire safety. Some of the toddlers tried on the fire helmet. Grades Pre-K3 through sixth grade also viewed the fire truck and did some activities inside the fire trailer. They showed equipment and clothing they use and allowed the students to ask questions.

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Bethel Christian Honor Roll list

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Bethel Christian School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period.
President’s List: 4.0 GPA
Kindergarten: Marlee Bedgood, Trisha Pangilinan and Xander Plunkett
First grade: Nicolas Lee, Madison Norred, Jalen Outley and Micaela Plunkett
Second grade: Hoss Allen, Landon Carter and Brianna Wyatt
Third grade: Mason Bosch and Jonathan Strain
Fourth grade: Lorraine Freeman and James Scharr
Fifth grade: Jolee Roberson, John Scharr and Zoie Wortham
Sixth grade: Ross Moore

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RES: Students enjoy Good Will Lunching bookfest

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Congratulations to our 2013-14 Lions and Lady Lions Basketball teams. Please come and support our team.
Lions — Nicholas Maryland, Dmitry Payne, Brandon Green, Aujwuan Simmons, Daniel Spivey, Carson Witt, Rollin Belton, Joshua Dean, Lebranin Saulsberry, Deontre Griffin, Autrevion Rhone, Daveon Powers, Jaqualin Buggs and Kecharion Mason
Lady Lions — Rakerria Modest, Breasia Bonner, Raliyah Gatson, Auniyah Rhone, Destiny Richards, Sheniya Philson, Taylor Malveaux, Alexia Hester, Jakayla Goldsmith, Kiona McCallister, Sarah Whitstine, Amber Davidson and Kemiah Spencer
Third grade

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Cedar Creek Honor Roll list

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Cedar Creek has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-weeks grading period.
All A’s
Fourth grade: Sarah Adams, Zoe Graham, Charlie May, Hayden McClusky, Brady Menzina, Cally Pickel, Ethan Rugg, Avery Stout and Cade Williams

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Bearcats’ offense explodes

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It’s no secret that the Ruston Bearcats offense has struggled at times this season.
But apparently the Bearcats opened a can of spinach before Friday’s game at Alexandria High School as the defense was as strong as ever and the RHS offense was anything but anemic as they roared to a 61-13 District 2-5A win over the Trojans.
Ruston scored 1:15 into the game and never looked back to move to 6-3 overall and 2-2 in district play.
The Bearcats rolled up 615 yards of offense while holding ASH to 117 yards, as RHS punted only twice in the contest.

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