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October 20th, 2017

Art Talk

Hard Rockin’ Revival comes to Stone Theatre
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The “irreverent, sexy, yet wise and ironic,” award-winning musical “6 Women with Brain Death or Expiring Minds Want to Know” comes back to Stone Theatre after 20 years.
Showing at Arthur W. Stone Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 5, Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre kicks off its quirky, daring and classic 2017 – 2018 season with the refreshing revival of the musical that questions life is nothing more than a tabloid headline.

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Health scare hastens time to draw the line

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Since for some reason it seems to be very important to a select group of people just who I break bread with, let the record reflect that Thursday I had lunch with an insurance peddler and real estate mogul.
Sitting here at my desk after we returned, I went from feeling OK to an instant, excruciating pain behind my left eye. Not a headache. No. We’re talking instant onset acute pain. Almost immediately, I started sweating bullets. After the pain subsided somewhat a few minutes later, I told our ad manager Hillary Newcomb that I was heading home.

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Beyond the shelf: A discussion on banned books

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My favorite book was given to me when I was 10 years old — “Fahrenheit 451.”
It’s the story of a society that has vilified free thought, imagination and individuality through the burning of reading materials.
However, there are a small group of people that are willing to stand up to the oppression and continue to share the lessons and thoughts within books.
Because of the overall theme of the novel, it’s a banned book.
That’s right, a book about burning books because of the ideas they contained was banned.
Ironic, right?

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Head Start needs our help

When a school building is destroyed, more than just a structure is lost. Such was the case Tuesday morning when fire swept through Ruston’s Head Start Center, obliterating the 60-plus-year-old facility.
“We lost everything,” Executive Director Clotill Smith said in a stark recounting of the obvious.

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Panthers celebrate Homecoming with win

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GRAMBLING — Senior quarterback/running back Johlik Madison took on the role of Homecoming king Thursday night as the celebrations came early and often with the Lincoln Prep Panthers roaring past Ringgold 56-0 at Eddie G. Robinson Stadium.
Madison accounted for 222 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns, all but two of the scoring plays in the Panthers’ District 1-1A rout.

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GSU, Alcorn State to meet with much on line again

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GRAMBLING — Big games between Grambling State and Alcorn State have been a common occurrence in recent years.
And that’ll be the case again this week as the G-Men play host to Braves in a Southwestern Athletic Conference showdown at 2 p.m. Saturday at Eddie G. Robinson Stadium.
The game is also GSU’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness game, so fans are encouraged to wear pink.

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Bulldogs set for ‘Rivalry in Dixie’

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Tech to host Southern Miss at 6 p.m. Saturday in annual ‘RED OUT’ game
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Following a crushing loss after seeing a chip-shot field goal blocked on the game’s final play two weeks ago, Louisiana Tech tries to regroup and get back on a winning track at 6 p.m. Saturday as the Bulldogs play host to Southern Mississippi in a Conference USA contest at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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October 19th

Kelley Moseley Valentine

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Kelley Moseley Valentine, 55, of Homer, LA. went to be with our Lord on Oct. 17, 2017. She is survived by her husband Mitch Valentine of Homer, her son J.W. Brookshire (Leslie) of Shreveport, Stepchildren Dustin and Tara. Her parents Carolyn Sue Jones of Dallas, Loyd Moseley (Mary) of Ferris, Tx. Brothers Keith Moseley (Linda), Wade Moseley (Kelli), Gerald Loyd (Cecilia) & Lane Moseley. Grandchildren Bryce, Sam, Hunter, Alyssa, & Brooklyn. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Town of Dubach Regular Meeting of Town Council

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday October 16, 2017
at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby
Key, Robert Colvin, Monique Roberts, Donna Lewis.
Absent: Evelyn Graham
Citizens attended: None
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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FOR: Replace Lighting in Thomas Assembly Center, Louisiana Tech University
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