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October 7th, 2013

Creek 6th graders grab victory

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The Cedar Creek sixth grade football team showed off its potential last week with its 16-0 win over Jackson Parish.
Brett Washington led the Cougar offense with 48 yards rushing and one touchdown.
Ty Lolley was also able to add to the win with a 12-yard run for a score.
Blake Moss converted both two-point conversions.
Two defenders who also contributed to the Cedar Creek win were Jared Miller and Devin Jung.

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Sakit paces Bulldogs’ CC

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Paul Sakit led the Bulldogs for the third consecutive meet as Louisiana Tech finished 10th at the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville Saturday morning.
Tech finished one spot ahead of LSU and three spots ahead of TCU in the challenging meet that featured 14 teams and 326 runners overall.
The race was delayed 75 minutes due to inclement weather in the Fayetteville area.

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Tech men pick up pace during hoops workouts

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Louisiana Tech point guard Speedy Smith was one of many players happy to go full speed in practice for the first time this fall, as was head coach Michael White.
The Bulldogs turned up the pace and went all out in practice late last week, working on skill development with their assigned assistant coach and then the reigns were let go as the team went full-throttle, as they do for 40 minutes on every game day, working on defensive breakdown drills in press man and zone.

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Fight stigma of mental illness

With repeated mass casualty incidents liked to mental illness, mental health has become a very hot topic.
This is National Mental Illness Awareness Month, established by Congress to recognize the efforts of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
According to NAMI, one in four adults experience mental illness in a given year, while one in about 17 live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder.

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Special ones make driving tough

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I wish I was one of the special ones.
But I guess I don’t know where to sign up and get on the list.
It’s no secret Ruston is a school-based town, with many Louisiana Tech and Grambling State students living here as well as faculty and staff members of those schools raising families of their own.
That makes for a lot of early morning traffic around town, traffic that sometimes isn’t easy to navigate.
The special ones can make those morning journeys even tougher.

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Journey, Mtchell to wed

Sunny Journey and Parker Mitchell, both of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

The bride elect is the daughter of Tammy Scott, of Shreveport, and Jerry and Pam Journey, of Waskom, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Jeanette Grainger, of Shreveport, the late Kenneth Grainger, the late Robert “Bob” Scott and the late James and Rene Journey. She is the great-granddaughter of Georgia Lee Miller, of Shreveport.

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Steve Martin

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Graveside services for Steve Martin, age 66, of Summerfield, LA will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Bernice City Cemetery with Dr. Johnie Adkins, Jr. officiating. A memorial service will immediately follow at Bernice United Methodist Church. Fellowship with the family will follow the memorial service. Steve was born on January 14, 1947, in Sacramento, California and died on October 6, 2013, at his home near Summerfield, after a lengthy illness. Steve was the only child of Floe Lambert and Hugh Garrett Martin.

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Gerald David “Sharkey” Lynde

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Funeral services for Gerald David “Sharkey” Lynde, of Clay, LA will be Monday, October 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Chris Craig and Rev Charles Penuell. Interment will be at Brooks Chapel Cemetery in Quitman, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Lynde was born January 16, 1947 in McComb, Ohio and went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 4, 2013 at his residence in Clay.

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Riley Paige Hearne

Riley Paige Hearne, infant daughter of Danielle and Brad Hearne, arrived on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA. Though she spent no time with us, she touched our lives forever. Survivors include her parents, Danielle and Brad, big sister Sydney, and a large circle of loving family and friends. Riley will be laid to rest in a private graveside service officiated by Steven Riles. Interment will be in the Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Dubach, LA.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone knowing any information in regard to the whereabouts of Mautice Goldsmith, 905 Baldwin Street, Ruston, Louisiana, 71270, please contact Gregory G. Elias, Attorney at Law, 300 Washington St., Ste. 100F, Monroe, Louisiana 71201; Phone: 318-387-4355, Fax: 318-387-7725.
3td: October 7, 8 and 9, 2013

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