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January 4th

NCLAC to offer bookmaking class with Frank Hamrick

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will host a bookmaking workshop with Louisiana Tech Professor Frank Hamrick.
This workshop will focus on the introduction of various bookbinding methods, tools and materials.
The classes will be held on Tuesdays beginning March 20 until April 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Masur Museum of Art, in Monroe.

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Revival summit set

Cook Baptist Church to play host for Life Action’s traveling team

Life Action, a ministry dedicated to living and teaching practical, daily applications from God’s Word, is coming to Ruston, Sunday through Jan. 18, to hold a revival summit.
Through a series of evening services and seminars at Cook Baptist of Ruston, the Life Action team will present messages and worshipful music focusing on God’s life-giving truths.
The summit will begin Sunday at 10:15 a.m. and continue through Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. During this time, there will be instructional teaching, family seminars, music and programs for children and youth.

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‘Pack the House’ nears

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Louisiana Tech University’s football team won a Western Athletic Conference title in 2011.
Now, can the school’s game management and marketing department join the championship circles this year?
Tech will be seeking a fifth consecutive — yes, five in a row — “Pack the House” promotional crowns on Feb. 4.

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Jessie’s Jottings

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If you are an NFL coach, then you should fear for your job right now.
Over the course of a few days, there have been so many coaches fired that you would think they were dismantling the league. Even those who have the plush front office jobs were not safe. Teams are no longer sticking to their guns; they are going out and finding bigger and better ones.
Teams that didn’t make the playoff are taking out pieces of the equation that didn’t equal what they were looking for. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired Head Coach Raheem Morris.

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Grambling women win, 62-48

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University’s women got off to the right start in Southwestern Athletic Conference action at the Fred Hobdy Assembly Center on Tuesday night.
The Lady Tigers (5-6) were a 62-48 winner over the Lady Hornets (3-7) in the first game of a doubleheader involving the two schools.
Grambling was led by the 16 points of guard Tonishea Mack, who was seven-of-10 from the field and one-of-four at the foul line.

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Lady Bearcats host tournament

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A busy three nights of basketball action tips off at the Ruston High School gymnasium tonight.
The Lady Bearcats will host their annual invitational tournament that will be held through Friday.
Action opens with three games today, starting with Head Coach David Aguilar guiding the RHS girls up against Shreveport Green Oaks at 5:30 p.m.

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Moore leads Kittens, Richie paces Lady Cougars

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Heath Moore scored 18 points to lead Grambling High School’s boys (5-10) to a 56-51 home basketball victory over Shreveport Evangel Academy on Tuesday night.
Chauncey Wiley had 17 points and Brauhye Turner finished with eight points.
Leading the way for Evangel Academy was Alex McCoy with 32 points.

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Donate blood this New Year

As the holiday season draws to a close, New Year’s resolutions are made and area residents return to normal schedules, they can now look to ways to help out around the community.
There are various organizations around the city that are always looking for volunteers; however, there is one place in particular that is in need year round.
LifeShare Blood Centers works hard each day to fulfill the blood needs of area patients and to make sure the blood supply is adequate.

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Strive to be healthier in 2012

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Many people started out their year with resolutions, which I decided not to do. I’ve broken too many already in my short life to depend on a New Year’s promise to keep me motivated.
I am, however, continuing the journey I began years ago to become healthier.
Sure, lots of people have lost lots of weight in the several years I’ve been working on it.
However, the truth is that studies say the majority of people who lose weight put it back on.

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The practicing genius of Delta Blues

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It was a “tall order,” but one I felt I could handle OK. As manager and buyer of two retail record shops in Shreveport — J&M No. 1 and J&M No. 2 — the owners wanted to expand our operations to include an independent label of our own. So they had asked me to locate a good, commercial Delta Blues artist and sign him to a contract.

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