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November 27th, 2013

Strong representation for Tech on All-Time Southland team

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NATCHITOCHES — Headed by two-time All-America offensive tackle and 12-year NFL veteran Marcus Spears, Northwestern State players filled seven of the 50 spots on the Southland Conference’s All-Time Football Team announced by the league office.

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Hood bags 8-pointer

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10-year-old of Ruston bagged this eight-point buck on Nov. 10 at a distance of 130 yards while hunting with his dad, Mike Hood.

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WWII hero honored in Washington

Cochran relives his story
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In 1999 I interviewed Kenny and Kaye Cochran on my Shreveport Cable Vision talk show about their houseboat touring business on Caddo Lake because I read their story in The Shreveport Times, not knowing that Kenny is a nephew to long time friends, Earl and Alice Cochran Williamson, of Vivian.
Kenny spoke proudly about his dad, Ken Cochran, who authored a book about the Caddo Indians. That piqued my interest.
By 2001 I moved to Caddo Lake just a mile or so from their lake house because I had always wanted to live on the water.

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Lions club meets

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TOP: For his assistance in restoring funding for a statewide vision screening initiative, State Rep. Rob Shadoin was recognized by the Ruston Lions Club. Shown presenting the award is Ruston Lions Club President Perry Lassiter (left) and “cubsight” Chairman Jim Lowther (right). BOTTOM: A recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club was colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Chad Lewis, M.D. Lewis stressed the importance of diet and timely exams in the early detection of abdominal pains.

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Artists invited to compete

The Union Arts Council will hold its second annual Competitive Art Exhibition on Dec. 7 at Claiborne Electric in Farmerville. All artists living in Union Parish are invited to enter works in all media, including two-dimensional fine art (paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, etc.), three-dimensional fine art (sculpture, ceramics) and folk art.
The competition is open to adult amateurs and professionals, and youth in grades nine through 12. Entries should be submitted for judging from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dec. 6. The public exhibit will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7.

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Christmas music faculty concert scheduled at BPCC

The music program at Bossier Parish Community College will present a Christmas Music Faculty Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Performing Arts Theatre (Building C), located at 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.
The evening’s program will feature Christmas classics and popular holiday favorites that are known and loved by children of all ages. Performers for the evening’s recital are Gulya Chandler, Joy Ratcliff, Mary Cunningham and Ruben Reyes — piano; Ray Scott Crawford, Adam Philley — voice; and Paul Tinker and Michael Hart — trumpet.

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‘Good Ole Days’ brought back to Ruston

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A Ruston native is coming home and with her she is bringing “The Good Ole Days.”
Vickie Mayfield is a graduate of Ruston High School and Grambling State University, where she received a degree in computer information science.
“I have always had a love and a passion of theater,” she said. “But after graduation I moved to Dallas, began taking acting classes and starting doing stage plays.”
Mayfield has been the drama ministry leader at her church in Dallas for the past six years. She said it has been a great experience.

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Shop Small on Saturday

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After the hustle of Black Friday Shopping, small businesses across the country — and right here in Lincoln Parish — are asking residents to strap their comfortable shoes back on for another day of shopping.
According to the Small Business Administration, Small Business Saturday — always the Saturday after Black Friday — is a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.

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School millages fall short in UP

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Members of the Union Parish School Board are more determined than ever to get the community behind public education in Union Parish after Monroe City Schools passed a 58.8 million dollar property tax last week by a resounding 72 percent.
Reportedly the Monroe City School Board did not exact a list of projects the money would be put towards but instead called it a “general obligation bond.”

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Gibsland police chief arrested

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At 8:40 p.m. Nov. 21, the Grambling Police Department arrested Gregory Pickens, Gibsland’s newly elected police chief on charges of domestic abuse.
At 2 a.m. Nov. 16 GPD reportedly responded to 100 N. Main St. for a domestic disturbance involving Pickens and an ex-girlfriend. Allegedly, the two of them had an argument that became physical. Pickens reportedly destroyed property, loaded several things from the woman’s home that he allegedly bought during the relationship and fled the scene before GPD arrived at the scene.

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