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Hico announces honor students

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The following students achieved the honor roll for the first six weeks:
“A” Honor Roll — 4.0
First grade: Jaden Dotson, Madison Jacks, Jada Jones, Kobe Mack, Janiyah Rushing, Joilyn Slaton and Jonathan Strain
Second grade: Destiny Adkins
Fourth grade: Caitlin Badgley
Fifth grade: Aeryn Jones
“B Honor Roll
3.50 – 3.99
First grade: Nariah Banks, Ethan Edge, Landon Farley, Madison Lee, Ashton Pilgreen, Jordan Slaton, Maggie Thompson and Johana Valle
Second grade: Thomas Cook, David Jerrell, Jasmine Rushing,
Third grade: Ari Valle

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Homecoming court presented

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Homecoming Court
Dubach High School invites you to the 2011 Homecoming Court presentation and Crowning of the King and Queen at 6 p.m. Nov. 3.
The court includes senior maids Jordan Jennings, Alexis and Shekenna Martin; junior maids Nohemi Hernandez and Summer Roberson; sophomore maids Anna Alexander and Delessa Richard; freshman maids Jasmine Anderson and Aisha Johnson; eighth-grade maid Lexington Gipson; seventh-grade maid Kambri Wilson and sixth-grade maid Candace Blades.

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GRAMBLING MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

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Grambling Middle School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the first six weeks reporting period.
Students are listed by academic achievement (minimum 3.0 gpa) and grade.
Principal’s list (4.0 GPA)
Grade six: Tamia Watson
Honor Roll
Grade six: Starkeysia Dyes, Joshua Harrow, Grant Hill, Kaidaryia Jackson, Iyana Marcel, Geormar Owens, Alexia Perkins and Devonte Sexton
Grade seven: Jacobe Boston, Amber Collinsworth, Gariandra Dupree, Tiaron Ford, Fabian Carter-Randle, Shamonne Session, Dianjanee Thompson Gerterra Tillman

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Learning the art of service

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Ruston High School students served as waiters during the Lincoln Total Community Action, Inc. annual banquet in September. Pictured with program director Darlene Johnson, the students helped with the serving line, served those who were elderly or disabled and worked as the clean-up crew for the event. Johnson said the event was used to teach students in her Food and Nutrition class about serving and etiquette at a banquet.

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Students learn senses

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We are having a great year at Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center. We are doing many fun activities and learning new things. In September, we learned about our five senses and nursery rhymes.
At the end of the Five Senses Week, the children participated in “Sense-ational” Day. The children walked from classroom to classroom exploring a different sense in each room.
LPECC students also learned about nursery rhymes in September. Each day the children recited and sang a new rhyme.

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RHS: ‘Trifecta’ needed Friday?

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Laird says complete game required against No. 6 Rebels
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If Ruston High is to defeat West Monroe Friday night, a “trifecta” will have to be in order.
That’s the way Head Coach Billy Laird sizes up the challenge against the No. 6 ranked Class 5A team in Louisiana.
“We will have to play big in all three phases of the game,” he said about meeting the Rebels on their field for a District 2-5A battle. “Offense, defense and special teams.

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BAC team gains awards

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Ruston swimmers set 31 records at Jackson meet

JACKSON, Miss. — Twenty-six Bulldog Aquatic Club swimmers set 31 individual team records in their recent season opener and posted a sixth-place finish in the 15-team meet.
It was the short-course season opener for the local swim club, competing against the Mississippi Makos, the City of Shreveport, Swim Columbus, Sunkist, Delta Aquatic Club, Biloxi Elite, South Mississippi Aquatic Club, Mississippi Shockwave, Vicksburg, Monroe, Laurel and Meridian swim teams.

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Striving to break a world record

Local woman among those gathered for Zumba class
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Ruston Parks and Recreation’s Zumba instructor, Stephanie Tippi Hart, was one of 17 Zumba instructors who participated in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest Zumba class.
The event was held during the third annual Louisiana Health and Wellness Expo at the Monroe Civic Center.
The attempt fell short of the world record, but everyone appeared to have a good time and got a good workout. The total count was 608 Zumba enthusiasts that came out on Oct. 15 for the largest Zumba class in the Ark-La-Miss area.

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Former Bearcat has new roar

Morris takes role of Cowardly Lion in NSU production
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NATCHITOCHES — For the last few weeks, two-a-days have had a different meaning for Damian Morris.
The freshman from Ruston is a member of the Northwestern State University football team and has the part of the Cowardly Lion in Northwestern Theatre and Dance’s production of “The Wiz,” which runs through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium.
For ticket information, call 318-357-4483.

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Artist displays works

Reception set at Art Innovations

Ruston artist Joshua Chambers will have an opening reception for his exhibition Ordinary People Can — That is Their Secret from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 28 at Art Innovations in downtown Ruston (112 W. Alabama Ave.). 
The exhibition will feature recent paintings on panel and paper. 
Chambers is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from Louisiana Tech University who currently teaches talented art for Ouachita Parish Schools.

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