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May 27th, 2015

Schillinger selected to lead Tech’s College of Education

Don Schillinger, the Chase Bank Endowed Associate Professor and interim dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, will assume permanent leadership of the College as the new dean, effective July 1.
Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Schillinger will replace Laurence Leonard who retired as dean of the College of Education in August 2014.

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Protecting your family from summer insects

Outdoor activities are part of summer fun, but with those activities comes the need for added awareness.
Each year, approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by state health departments and the District of Columbia. However, this number does not reflect every case of Lyme disease that occurs in the United States each year.
Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that causes a rash, often in a bull’s-eye pattern and flue like symptoms. Joint pain and weakness in the limbs can also occur, according to WebMD.com.

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Quake saga of Biblical size

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It’s a story of Biblical proportions: The earth shakes; temples sacred to the gathered community fall; people scatter to the hills, taking nothing with them.
There is no food, no water, no place to call home. Suddenly, thousands of people are on a journey the end of which they cannot see.
Yet as night falls, they sing and dance and make music. And there was evening, and there was morning — the second day.
And the third day. And the fourth day. And the fifth day.

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May 26th

‘Born to be a Bulldog’

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Amanda Cauley, volleyball coach and English teacher at Ruston High School, set a goal of being published in her fourth decade of life.
What she didn’t plan was that publication being a children’s book.
Cauley’s book, “Born to be a Bulldog,” is currently on sale at various outlets, including Barnes & Noble bookstore on the Louisiana Tech University campus and the Amazon website.
“I wrote the story in class four years ago when I was teaching eighth grade English at Dubach,” Cauley said. “My students were working on a writing assignment, and I would try to write when they were writing.

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Lincoln Parish remembers soldiers, veterans

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At top, Blain Owens places an American flag along the walkway at Forest Lawn Cemetery as part of the annual Owens Memorial Funeral Home Field of Flags display. At bottom, Ruston and Lincoln Parish remembered veterans and deceased members of the armed forces Monday with food and flags. World War II veteran Lundy Cavender gets a serving of coleslaw from Nancy Gay during the annual veterans fish fry sponsored by Cook Baptist Church. More than 300 veterans and their families attended the annual event.

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Lincoln Parish dodges storm

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Lincoln Parish dodged the bullet when it came to Monday night’s severe weather.
That’s today’s assessment from local emergency preparedness and law enforcement officials.
Though straight-line winds took aim at the parish, officials report no widespread damage or flooding.
“We kind of dodged the bullet on a lot of the severe weather,” Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said.
Winds and already saturated ground caused some limbs and trees to fall, resulting in spotty power outages.

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Hell’s Hills races on Saturday

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Forge Racing will be holding a Hell’s Hills 5k, 10k and half marathon race beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Park.
Jeff Beck, owner and founder of Forge Racing Trail Running, said Forge Racing is a race production company formed and brought into being to give runners the opportunity to experience running and nature in it’s most raw and sincere state.
“The Hell’s Hills Half Marathon is essentially two loops of Lincoln Parish Park’s beautiful track trails plus a little more,” Beck said.
Beck said the race redefines getting off the grid.

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Grant received for Lincoln Parish

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Kip Franklin, director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, accepts a Claiborne Electric Operation Round Up grant from ORU Chairman Bob Bond and Claiborne Electric General Manager and CEO Mark Brown. The $5,448 grant will be used to purchase training supplies to be used by various Lincoln Parish law enforcement agencies in preparing for active shooter situations and similar emergency scenarios.

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Winning move for museum

In a day and age where budget cuts are all too common, some state agencies are getting proactive to keep business running as usual.
The Ruston Daily Leader commends the Eddie G. Robinson Museum for being one of those doing so.
Earlier this month Hank Aaron helped hit a fundraising home run for the Eddie Robinson Museum.
And after that success, museum officials said they will try to hold an annual event like the Aaron Fundraising Reception, that was held in conjunction with the baseball great receiving an honorary doctorate from Grambling State University.

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Duran named to All-Region team

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Louisiana Tech senior Bianca Duran was voted to the Mideast National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region first team.
Duran, who earned her spot at the Utility/Pitcher spot, is one of six Conference USA players to earn a spot on the Mideast Region first team while a total of 10 made either the first, second or third teams.
The native of Westminster, Colorado, batted .359 on the year with a team-high 56 hits, including 11 doubles and nine home runs. Duran scored 22 runs and registered a career-high 38 RBI while boasting a .615 slugging percentage.

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