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September 23rd, 2014

NSU game still hit despite loss

Congratulations to our Lincoln Parish collegiate athletic teams for one of the most exciting weekends in our region for quite some time.
No, Louisiana Tech didn’t win the big renewed rivalry game against Northwestern State University that packed a near-record 26,004 fans in Joe Aillet Stadium.
It marked the third largest crowd in Joe Aillet Stadium history and the largest crowd since Dec. 13, 1999. The new capacity of the stadium is 27,717.
Joe Aillet Stadium has now hosted 33 games with crowds of more than 20,000.

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LP to celebrate National 4-H Week

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More than 6 million young people across the country soon will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. Lincoln Parish 4-H leverages National 4-H Week to celebrate the great things that the 4-H youth development program offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H young people who each day work to a make a positive impact on their community.

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’Dogs look to build off frustrating loss

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Last Saturday’s home loss to Northwestern State University was unquestionably a big blow to the Louisiana Tech University football team.
Now the Bulldogs are focused on learning from the loss and preparing to face one of the toughest teams in the country on Saturday at Auburn.
“Recapping last week, it is always hard to lose,” Tech coach Skip Holtz said. “It is hard to lose when you feel like you physically controlled the football game. It is really hard to look at game film and understand how you lost the game.

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RHS home volleyball match set for tonight

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Ruston High School will play home volleyball matches beginning at 5:30 p.m. today at the Bobby James Gymnasium at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department. The Lady Bearcats’ varsity team stands at 1-1 with a season-opening win at Christian Homeschool in West Monroe followed by a home loss to Haughton. Today’s matches will begin with the JV playing at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity contest at 6 p.m. Pictured above is sophomore Kara Goff (15) about to attempt a kill while teammates Jasmine Williams Hargrove (14) and Reagan Lee (10) look on.

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GSU’s Hollins earns honors

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Senior DB named FCS, SWAC Defensive Player of Week
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Grambling State University senior defensive back Tyree Hollins has been named a Sports Network FCS Co-Defensive Player of the Week along with sophomore defensive back Donald Payne of Stetson.
Hollins registered a team-high 10 tackles in the win, adding two tackles for loss (including one sack) and two interceptions to seal Grambling’s 40-35 win at Jackson, the first win of the season for the 1-3 G-Men.
He totaled 82 yards on interception returns, and recorded 10 tackles (six solos), which is his highest total this season.

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Tech volleyball falls vs. USM

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Louisiana Tech was held to a .176 hitting percentage and committed 17 errors, which led to a 3-0 (16-25, 19-25, 20-25) defeat to Southern Miss in the Conference USA opener on Monday night in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tech totaled 35 kills and hit .176 compared to Southern Miss’ 42 kills and .298 attacking percentage.
Tech plays host to first-year C-USA member Western Kentucky in a 7 p.m. match on Friday.

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Tech tennis opens strong

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HOUSTON — The Louisiana Tech tennis team started off slow, but finished strong with seven wins out of eight matches on the final day of the Solinco Houston Open this past weekend at the John E. Hoff Courts in Houston.
The tournament was the first of the fall season for Tech with six Lady Techsters seeing action in four singles flights and two doubles flights against the likes of SMU, Rice, McNeese State and host Houston.

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Evaluating plant performance, site analysis

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It looks like fall weather has arrived in north Louisiana. The cooler weather has allowed many gardeners to spend much needed time outside.
Although the past summer’s growing season was very favorable for landscape plants and vegetable gardens, there are always problem areas where gardeners often ignore or haphazardly try to find a solution.
September is an excellent month to take a look at overall plant performance and decide on an action to correct any site problems or plant selections.

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September 22nd

Parish Press’ Bradley Walker: Shop focuses on customer service

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Bulletproof coffee among new offerings
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A coffee shop isn’t something Parish Press owner Bradley Walker, and wife Katie, ever saw in the cards, but when Crescent City Coffee shut its doors over the summer, Walker said he felt the parish still needed a locally-owned coffee shop.
“(Crescent City) shut down and we bought all the equipment,” Walker said. “We came in and renovated all summer long, obviously rebranded everything with the new name and logo.”

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ACA forces LPSB to cut wage hours

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Part-time workers in the Lincoln Parish School District today will face a 28-hour work week maximum as a new pay period begins, due to changes forced onto the district by the national Affordable Healthcare Act.
Lincoln Parish School Superintendent Danny Bell described the situation of changing the district’s insurance policy to comply with the ACA as being between a “rock and a hard place.” Nonetheless, Bell said the board is doing all they can to compensate employees.

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