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November 26th, 2014

GSU to face Notre Dame

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Chase Cormier (10) and the Grambling State Tigers (1-3) will face Notre Dame (4-1) at 6 p.m. tonight in West Muncie, Indiana. Notre Dame has shot 50 percent or better in all five games and ranks third nationally in field-goal percentage (57.3).

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Bulldogs golf team signs three

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Louisiana Tech head coach Jeff Jenkins announced the addition of two high school prep stars and one transfer as the Bulldog golf program signed a trio of talented newcomers during the early signing period.
Jenkins, who is in his first year as head coach at Tech, signed Hunter Glenn (Southlake, Texas/Southlake Carroll HS), Jacob Wyatt (Bossier City./Benton HS) and Luke Neeley (Mansfield, Texas/Odessa College) to national letters of intent as the three golfers are set to join the Bulldogs next fall.

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November 25th

Murder suspect arrested

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The person allegedly responsible in Sunday’s suspected homicide has been apprehended.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Veronica Denice Jackson, of Jonesboro, in connection with the murder of Grover Brown, 58, of Ruston.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. Sunday, LPSO responded to 172 Garr Road, located in rural Lincoln Parish, after having been notified by family members that Brown was discovered deceased, in his home.
Chad Alexander, LPSO public information officer, said investigators determined that the victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the head.

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Ruston native’s film ‘Among the Discarded’ explores homelessness

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Within the next few weeks, Ruston native Trent Dion Soto hopes to hear a decision from Sundance — or one of a number of other prestigious film festivals — about whether his documentary “Among the Discarded” will be accepted.
Soto, with help from local residents all along the way, has finally finished a film that has been nearly a year in the making. The journey began with a 30-day stay on Skid Row in Los Angeles.

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Growth at LifeHouse

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The Rev. Cathy Brewton guides a group of women toward two large windows overlooking the backyard of LifeHouse Ministries, located at 813 N. Trenton St.
“I just want to make sure ya’ll look outside at our garden,” she tells the group.
A year ago, the tiny cabbages, strawberries and three varieties of lettuce now peeking out of soil were only a dream on paper. But as a result of a grant from the Lincoln Health Foundation and the work of volunteers, the LifeHouse community garden is growing.

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Thanksgiving has football frenzy

Thanksgiving weekend and football.
It’s an American tradition, and will be an especially important weekend for our area college football teams — a fact The Ruston Daily Leader is looking forward to.
Louisiana Tech, Grambling State and LSU all play key games that will help determine each school’s postseason fate.
It all starts Thanksgiving evening in College Station, Texas, as LSU takes on Texas A&M.
The Tigers will go bowling, but right now are focused on snapping a two-game losing streak, only the second time LSU has lost two straight since Les Miles became coach in 2005.

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Thanking volunteers this season

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In keeping with the Thanksgiving spirit, I want to take this opportunity to thank so many wonderful volunteers for helping to make the LSU AgCenter programs successful. Our volunteers put in lots of hours, hard work, and shared resources. They do not receive monetary rewards for doing this. They have a passion for sharing their expertise with students and adults they work with. A few of the volunteers have come and gone; they left a mark and contributed so much.

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Closing reception set for Caskey’s work

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will host a closing reception with the artist Whitney Caskey from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Parish Press. The show is on display now through Dec. 7.
Caskey is a multi-faceted artist, maneuvering through the media of drawing, painting and photography. Regardless of medium, a strong sense of narrative is present throughout her work as it revolves around fairy tales.
Caskey received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both studio and photography from Louisiana Tech University, and is from Jackson Parish.

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Ag Expo deadline approaches

Applications are now being accepted for exhibit space in AG EXPO 2015, scheduled for Jan. 16-17 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe. Deadline for entry is Dec. 19.
Each year, more than 10,000 attend from throughout Louisiana and adjacent regions of Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. Exhibitors come from all over the United States.
This year’s Ag Expo will add educational seminars on the trade show floor both days, featuring beef preparation presented by the beef industry’s Chef Dave Zino, equine nutrition compliments of Cargill Feed and nutrition and more.

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Monroe to hold AIDS Day event

World AIDS Day is held on Dec. 1 of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died from complications related to HIV/AIDS.
The first ever World AIDS Day was held in 1988.
GO CARE’s mission is to provide prevention education and direct services to stop the spread of HIV disease and to assist those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. GO CARE will hold a World AIDS Day service at 7 p.m. Monday in Forsythe Park.

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