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March 22nd, 2017

Claiborne Electric awards grants

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Two Ruston organizations recently received Operation Round Up grants from Claiborne Electric Cooperative.
Left, Claiborne Electric Cooperative Operation Round Up Trust member Kay Tettleton (left), presents an Operation Round Up grant to representatives of Rolling Hills Ministries. The $5,999.85 grant was used to purchase computers for the organization’s new HiSet program.
The program is helping area residents earn a high school equivalency. Accepting the grant are Rolling Hills representatives Chelsey Cole (second from right) and co-founder Jerri Abernathy (right).

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Growing old: Not for sissies

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“Growing old isn’t for sissies,” Mrs. Giles would say every Sunday morning as she lowered herself into the pew behind my mother and me at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston.
Mama, probably then in her 60s, would nod in some sort of semi-agreement while I, in my late 30s, half snickered to myself in silence.
At 62, I don’t snicker anymore when I hear those bygone conversations replay in my mind.

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Now is the time for precautions

While the investigation is continuing into the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a 77-year-old Simsboro man on Saturday, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s office has determined smoke alarms activated and sounded providing early warning of the blaze.
Sadly, the victim was hampered by diminished mobility and couldn’t escape. We grieve the loss of life. Tragic accidents happen. Yet, we are still reminded of study after study that has proven smoke alarms do lessen fire deaths.

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McCree selected to NABC All-District Team

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The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced today that Louisiana Tech forward Erik McCree was selected to the Division I All-District 11 Team, voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
McCree was named to the five-person first team for the first time in his career. Last season, the Orlando, Florida, native was a member of the second team.
He finished the season ranked sixth in the league in scoring with an average of 17.7 points per game while shooting a career-best from the field (48 percent), from 3-point range (36 percent) and from the foul line (77 percent).

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Tech softball to host NSU tonight

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Louisiana Tech will step out of Conference USA action this week as the Lady Techsters play three non-conference games, starting with a home match-up against Northwestern State Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Lady Techster Softball Complex. Admission is free.
Following today’s contest against the Lady Demons, Tech will travel to Oklahoma this weekend for a pair of non-conference games against Mississippi State and Oklahoma. The Mississippi State game will be Friday in Norman while the Oklahoma game is set for Saturday at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

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G-Men hold Pro Day

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Grambling State University’s football program hosted a Pro Day for its senior athletes who were looking to catch the eye of National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL) scouts on Tuesday morning at Ruston High School.
The Tigers also had two athletes participated in Louisiana Tech University’s pro day.

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ULM tops GSU, 7-1

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MONROE — Grambling State University fell in midweek action Tuesday night at the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
GSU fell to 7-14 on the season while ULM is now 6-15.
The Warhawks pushed across four runs in the first three innings of the game.
Grambling scored its lone run in the top of the fifth inning as Kristian Franklin crossed home plate after Ian Bailey singled to right field.
Louisiana-Monroe sealed its win with one run in the sixth inning and two runs in the ninth inning.
Bailey was GSU’s top hitter of the night as he went 2-of-4 at the plate with one run batted in.

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Diamond ’Dogs downed at SFA

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Louisiana Tech was held to less than two runs for just the second time this season, as the Bulldogs dropped a 6-2 decision on the road at Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night.
Erik Nouis picked up his first win of the season for Stephen F. Austin.
Jordan Washam opened the top of the first with a double down the right field line and later scored when Brent Diaz salpped a single up the middle.

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March 21st

MARTHA GENE "MOFFER" NASH FREEMAN

Martha Gene “Moffer” Nash Freeman of Denver, Colorado, formerly of Ruston, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was a 1950 graduate of Ruston High School where se was valedictorian and 1948 Homecoming Queen. Her grandfather Savery Lewis was founder of the Ruston Daily Leader. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mark Freeman. She is survived by 3 sons and 1 daughter, and 5 grandchildren, a brother Savery Nash of Palos Verdes, California, sister Katherine Nash Harelson of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A Celebration of Life will be held in Denver on April 8, 2017.

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CRIMINAL JURORS

FOR CERTICICATION OF JURY VENIRES PUBLISHED IN PAPER ATTACH TO JURY
VENIRES:
I, Linda Cook, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, hereby certifies the following lists to be a True and correct list of ONE(1) “CRIMINAL JURORS” list, with 250 names, drawn, MARCH 15, 2017, at the meeting of the Jury Commission in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I sign hereto officially, this the 15th day of
MARCH,2017.
Linda Cook
Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court and
Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner

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