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February 16th

Fourth graders enjoy White House dinner

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Student, Teacher
of the Year
We are so proud of Lauren Washington. She was not only selected as Hillcrest Student of the Year, but Lincoln Parish Student of the Year as well. Congratulations, Lauren.
Debbie Conn was selected as Hillcrest Teacher of the Year. Conn is a kindergarten teacher who loves her children and teaches them many new things every day. Congratulations, Mrs. Conn!

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Speech team seeks volunteer judges

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Ruston High School is looking for a few community members interested in listening to speeches, debates and theatrical performances.
The Speech and Debate Club, led by teacher Monica Olsen, is preparing for a big competition in late March, and needs approximately 45 volunteers to help students practice.
Olsen said at competitions students are judged both by coaches trained in the art and community members who are not. She said while she can train students for the coaches, it is better for untrained community members to help students prepare for the untrained judges.

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SIMSBORO SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

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Simsboro School has announced those students who have achieved honor roll for the third six weeks in elementary and the second nine weeks in high school.
“A” honor roll
First grade: Calvin Baker, Kailee Barnette, Kristin Martin, Erin Matlock, Chloe Raburn, Jazmyn Self, Sean Paul Tartar, Lauryn Vernon and Kristian Warfield
Second grade: Julian Escobedo, Helen Fischer, Mary Ingle, Hailey Johnson, Shailyn Planks and Amari Williams
Third grade: Tayla Osborne, Jaden Poindexter and Arley Wheeler
Fifth grade: Sophie Green and Madison Jones
Sixth grade: Landon Wilhite

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A.J. BROWN HONOR ROLL

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Alma J Brown Elementary Laboratory School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the third six-weeks reporting period.
Students are listed by academic achievement (minimum 3.0 grade point average) and grade level.
Principal’s List — 4.0 GPA
First grade — Lauryn Garrison, Jaidyn Page and Trinity Page
Second grade — Kalesia Barfield, Keshawn Brewster, Leetanya Clauzel, Xavier Mosley and Jeremiah Thomas
Fifth grade — Amyia Moore
Honor Roll —
3.0 – 3.99 GPA

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EDUCATION BRIEFS

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Lacayo on Headmaster’s list
Rafael Lacayo, of Ruston, has been named to the first semester Headmaster’s List at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn.
To qualify for the Headmaster’s List, a student must earn all As in regular courses and no grade lower than a B+ in honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Rafael, the son of Dr. Leonel and Lisa Lacayo, of Ruston, was also selected for the Faculty Recognition List as a special acknowledgement of his academic efforts during the semester.

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GMS HONOR ROLL

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Grambling Middle School has released the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the third six-weeks reporting period.
Students are listed by academic achievement (minimum 3.0 grade point average) and grade level.
Principal’s List (4.0 GPA)
Eighth grade: Raegan Nation
Honor Roll
Sixth grade: Starkeysia Dyes, Joshua Harrow, Grant Hill, Iyana Marcel, Alexia Perkins, Devonte Sexton and Tamia Watson
Seventh grade: Jacobe Boston, Gariandra Dupree, Tiaron Ford and Dianjanee Thompson
Eighth grade: LaAsia Atkins, Kyrah Hill and Azzie McKinsey

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Caldwell ready for GSU challenge

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GRAMBLING — Percy “Chico” Caldwell is used to overcoming obstacles.
Growing up in Clarksville, Miss., he was oftentimes told that he wouldn’t succeed in athletics or make good grades.
So all Caldwell did was go on and become an outstanding basketball player at Miles College, later to be inducted into a Hall of Fame for that sport in the West Virginia Conference and all the while compiling impressive grades in the classroom.

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Techsters: Momentum for home games

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It was all nice and good that Louisiana Tech University’s Lady Techsters won two key Western Athletic Conference games on the road last week, but now they’re back home and that’s where they really want to sparkle.
“We must protect our house,” said Lady Techsters’ head coach Teresa Weatherspoon about three straight conference contests that will tip off tonight with a 6 p.m. meeting against San Jose State, continue at the same time Saturday against H-awaii and conclude on Feb. 25 against New Mexico State. “We’re happy about what we did on the road last week, but now we’re back home and we want to win here in two more important WAC games.”

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’Dogs happy to be at TAC

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Once more, first-year Head Coach Michael White and his young Louisiana Tech University basketball team discovered why there’s the emphasis on the letters W-A-C in the Western Athletic Conference.
When it comes to travel, the league definitely offers up some W-A-C-k-y scenarios.
How about the Bulldogs’ recent trek to Utah State and Idaho?

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LEGAL NOTICE We, Mark A. Wagner

LEGAL NOTICE
We, Mark A. Wagner, are applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 108 West California Ave., Ruston, LA 71270.
Walgreen Louisiana Co., Inc. d/b/a Walgreens #11139
/s/ Mark Wagner, President
2td: February 16 & 17, 2012

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