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Band breathes life into city

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There was an unusual of amount energy outside the Dixie Center for the Arts on Friday night, as students waited to go into the Seryn concert being put on by the Wesley Foundation at Louisiana Tech University.
Ever since I have lived in Ruston, students as far as I know have never waited outside of the Dixie for anything.

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Tax proposals on the horizon

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Everybody wants good schools. Everybody wants crime-free communities. It’s as natural as wanting food when you’re hungry.
But ask folks how to get good schools and crime-free communities, and the answers are as varied as the selections on the menu at a full-service restaurant. Yet one thing is for certain: No matter how one proposes to get there, it takes money to achieve those goals.

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Creer stock rising in NFL

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Ex-Tech star invited to Scouting Combine
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Lennon Creer is suddenly a “hot” name among National Football League coaching staffs, scouts and player personnel representatives.
In a matter of less than three months, the former Louisiana Tech University running back has gone from a possible NFL roster member to a likely selection in the 2012 draft.
The former East Texas high school (Tatum) star was the leading rusher for the West in the East-West Shrine Classic, then got a late invite to the prestigious Senior Bowl All-Star Game.

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Jessie’s Jottings

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With football over, thoughts move to NBA
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Football season is over and we can go back to our regularly scheduled programs. Sports fans can now switch their attention to the NBA to keep their appetites sated.
But I don’t think I’d be a true woman and sports fan if I didn’t highlight the powder room conversation happening now. The topic of recent conversation that has made me somewhat giggle is Gisele Bundchen and her overly protective attitude towards her husband.

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Appleby, Brown share state award

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Tech freshman, ex-RHS star honored as top players

For the second time in three weeks, Louisiana Tech University freshman guard Raheem Appleby has been Louisiana Sports Writers Association men’s basketball Player of the Week after his performance during the week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 5.
Appleby shares the honor this week with Louisiana-Lafayette’s Josh Brown, a former star at Ruston High School.

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New Living World captures 1-C boys’ title

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Ruston’s New Living Word School wrapped up a District 1-C boys’ basketball championship on Tuesday night with a 92-87 victory over Dubach.
The Lions (19-10, 4-1) featured a 32-point, career-high scoring effort from Lee Mason to grab the league title against their Lincoln Parish and district rivals.
Tracy Hampton had 23 points, Javier Roper 18 points and Xavious Williams 14 points as other leaders for New Living Word.

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