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November 10th, 2014

Lee, Parker run NYC marathon

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It’s not every day that two Ruston residents have the opportunity to compete in the New York City Marathon.
Despite a low of 38 degrees and a high of 48, more than 50,000 people came together on Nov. 2 from around the world to run through the five boroughs of New York City.
There are several avenues that allow a person to compete in the race — lottery, qualifying time or a large charity donation.
Hannah Cooper Lee was able to run through by being chosen through the lottery system in 2013, but she had to defer due to a broken foot mid-training.

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Rozeman to speak at Tech graduation

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Dr. Phillip Rozeman, one of Louisiana’s most highly regarded and respected cardiologists and the founder of the Alliance for Education, Education’s Next Horizon, and the Shreveport-Bossier Business Alliance for Higher Education, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall quarter commencement.
Fall commencement ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Thomas Assembly Center, and signals the official end of Tech’s fall academic quarter.

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Men of character stepping forward

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For the second year in a row, dozens of men in this community are demonstrating courage and conviction when it comes to abuse within families. Doctors and farmers, mechanics and professors are joining together to take a stand against dating violence and domestic violence. Pastors and dentists, students and athletes are teaming up for peace and respect in relationships. They are all members of DART’s 2014 Men Standing Strong campaign.

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Pet of the Week

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Bruce was surrendered to 4 PAWS by a couple who found him in the woods with a head wound. He is completely healed now and very healthy. He is trained, heels on a leash, kennels on command and is very smart. 4 PAWS volunteers suspect he was someone’s hunting dog. He is an easy going fellow who gets along with everyone and is well behaved. He has a brown coat with soft light brown eyes. He is scheduled to be neutered and is about 2 years old. Adoption fees are $65. Call 251-DOGS for more information. See all of 4 PAWS’ dogs at 290 Rodeo Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Bearcats to host Scotlandville

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There were no surprises for the Ruston Bearcats Sunday when the 2014 Louisiana High School Athletics Association prep football playoff pairings were announced.
As the RHS coaching staff expected, the Bearcats are seeded No. 10 in the Class 5A playoffs and will play host to No. 22 Scotlandville at 7 p.m. Friday at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium.
Tickets will go on sale Tuesday in the main RHS office. For more information call Virginia Rainwater at 257-0807.

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Rice nets win over Techsters

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HOUSTON — Rice had two players reach double-digit kills, while hitting .398 as a team to help lead the Owls to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 25-14) victory over Louisiana Tech on Sunday afternoon at Tudor Fieldhouse.
Tech (9-19, 1-13 Conference USA) struggled to keep up with Rice offensively, as the Lady Techsters hit .136 for the match with 28 kills and 14 errors. Rice (21-7, 11-3 C-USA) on the other hand hit just under .400 with 51 kills to help propel the host Owls to a Conference USA victory over Tech.

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Bulldogs help tackle breast cancer

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Community Trust Bank and Louisiana Tech Student Nursing joined forces on Oct. 18 with a fundraising tailgate as part of the University’s Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer efforts to help raise awareness as well as money for Wiggin’ Out. Here CTB and Tech representatives present Wiggin’ Out with a $500 check as a result of that tailgate.

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Ways to honor local veterans

Tuesday is Veterans Day and there are plenty of local events residents can participate in to honor our veterans.
In Choudrant the ninth annual “Honoring All Who Served” program will be held at 11 a.m. at the flagpole in Choudrant Park, located at the corner of Louisiana Highway 145 and U.S. Highway 80.
Those attending can enjoy performances by local talents, presentations from students of Choudrant High School and special recognitions to local veterans.

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Getting ready for the 'big chill'

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It’s coming — the big chill.
A cold front is expected to move through the area on Tuesday, knocking area temperatures down into the 20s by Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
While Mother Nature and Jack Frost have flirted with Lincoln Parish a couple of times this fall, this will mark the first time we’ll feel their icy grip since last winter, so it’s time to start thinking about preparations to best handle the chilly temps.

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November 8th

College football, World Series provide thrills

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November has kicked off and that means two things:
1: College football’s regular season is in the stretch run.
2: The World Series is over.
And for both of the above, all I can add is “too bad” because for all of us who love sports, we will be missing some exciting moments.
Or appreciating what we’ve been fortunate to witness in recent weeks.
First, about the college gridiron season.
Hasn’t it been fun?
Seldom is the collegiate game not exhilarating, but this season has included some delicious icing on the cake.

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