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Runner-up in hurdles

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Photo by ROBERT SUMMERLIN
Hannah McIntire (right) leaps over the hurdles en route to a runner-up finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Relays hosted by the Lady Bearcats and Bearcats on Friday. Other schools competing were Shreveport Captain Shreve and Arkansas-based El Dorado and Crossett.

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RHS girls win Garrett title

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For Ruston High School’s track and field teams, there were sharply contrasting finishes at the annual L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Relays on Friday.

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Tech’s Ruffins catching on with VooDoo

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No, we don’t know if the New Orleans Saints will play next fall as the NFL lockout continues with no end in sight.

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Help lower the divorce rate

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Whoever said marriage is a 50/50 proposition didn’t even know the half of it.

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Brother Bill, before you go . . .

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Sometimes I get to write a piece about someone while they’re still around to read it. This one is about Brother Bill Ichter, one of the most special people I have ever known.

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Kostelka speaks out on Senate bill

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Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a letter to the editor by Bill Jones that was published in the Daily Leader on March 29.
As chairman of the Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee, I have been working for the past six months on the redistricting of our congressional districts brought about by the 2010 census.

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Senate bill is bad for Lincoln Parish

Lincoln Parish has a long tradition of strong representation in the state legislature.

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Writer fondly remembers former Ruston mayor, the late Elton Pody

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It’s a long hard drive from Minnesota to Ruston and back; especially at this time of year, and especially when there’s only 3 1/2 days to get it done. Round trip, the journey is approximately 2,100 miles. Most people wouldn’t dream of doing something like that unless there was a darn good reason.

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Warriors win 11-AA crown

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The Ruston Warriors earned championship honors in the 11-AA division of the recent Que-in On the Red tournament sanctioned by the United Sports Sports Specialty Association in Alexandria recently.

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Big turkey for Wingard

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Dave Wingard, 11, of Hilly, killed a 3-year-old tom turkey with a ten-inch beard and weighing 23 pounds during a recent youth hunt in north Louisiana.

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