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Tech sets 11-game grid slate for '05

Welcome new Western Athletic Conference member New Mexico State to the Bulldogs' slate, which was officially announced on Saturday complete with playing dates.
Add in North Texas, somewhat of a "new" test for the 'Dogs, who haven't played the Mean Green in nearly 20 years (the last time was in 1987).
And then there's Florida and Kansas, both of whom are back on the schedule after having played against Tech once each in previous years.

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Grambling's Pettway named All-American

The hard-hitting linebacker/defensive end at Grambling State University has been selected as a member of the 2004 Sheridan Broadcasting Network All-American team.
It marks the four different honor for the 6-4 and 255-pound senior since the season ended.
Pettway was earlier chosen as a first unit representative on the All-Louisiana and All-Southwestern Athletic Conference squads, plus included on the CollegeSports.com All-American squad for NCAA Division 1-AA teams.

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Lewis & Company traditions to be missed

"I would have to say that business has not been great for several years now," William Lewis said. "We just keep holding on with the optimism that things would get better but after we visited with our CPA last fall, we saw that was just not happening. We have been struggling with the decision since then. And then, while our fall and Christmas business was not too bad, it was not good enough to give us much encouragement.

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Trinity to host Child Advocacy Forum

For the past few months a group of approximately 60 area leaders along with concerned members of the public have been discussing the question, "What do children in Lincoln Parish need in order to grow up healthy, committed to learning, caring and responsible?" This question in statement form also serves as the central goal for the group.
There have been six meetings thus far which have resulted in the identification of six barriers to reaching that goal:

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Southern Living Idea House sets attendance record

“We anticipated a good weekend of attendance since it was coinciding with the 55th annual Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival held in downtown Ruston,” said Leisha DeRiso, marketing director for the Ruston-Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau. “But we never imagined we would outpace all of the other Southern Living Idea Houses ever opened. It is amazing and we could not be more pleased.”

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Area water conservation crucial

Even though 400 Save Our Sparta kits were assembled to be accompanied by 400 pledge cards that they would be used, there was also presentation of measures which can be taken immediately without any type of devices by every area resident.
Even the Sparta Awareness Day Proclamation by the Jackson Parish Police Jury contained pertinent suggestions for curtailing wasteful water usage:

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On Time Feeders planning major expansion

The needs of the company for additional space to house current business and allow for continued growth come at a time when the city of Ruston is actively seeking investment and reinvestment in properties and sites within the city limits.
Toward that end, members of the Ruston Board of Aldermen this week took the first step in considering legislation which will " ... allow the city to sell property for industrial inducement and economic development purposes within the City of Ruston."

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Jury schedules economic summit

The committee is taking its first major public step in holding the Lincoln Parish Economic Development Summit 2005 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24. at the Lincoln Parish Library.
The Thursday evening program will be followed by a reception from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. which will be hosted by Community Trust Bank.

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Award winners cite reasons for success

In reflecting on their selection, the winners cited many common and yet unique factors in their respective business successes.
The Business of the Year Award for O'Nealgas of Choudrant was accepted by founder John O'Neal.
"Whatever success we have enjoyed at this company goes back to the very beginning when it was just a partnership between me and my wife Me J," O'Neal recalled. "I started the company in March and we married the next January. It has always been a team effort."

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Connick to return for ACS Gala

"With the success we had last year we are being even more optimistic about this year's plans," Gala Chairman Kathy Reeg said. "Even though we are planning a wonderful evening with the finest in entertainment and cuisine, our purpose is to support the work of The American Cancer Society which touches many, many lives in our area.

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