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May 10th, 2014

It’s all about the love of the games

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At least once a week, I am asked by someone the following question:
“What is your favorite sport?”
It may be a longtime friend who knows me well, yet remains baffled about my infatuation with sports.
Or it may be someone I just met and exchanged pleasantries with before inquiring about our professions.
Or it might be a therapist, aide or nurse at Princeton Place who discovers that I am seemingly always tuned to a baseball game on the television and the Stanley Cup playoffs on the iPad. At the same time, no less.
My favorite sport?

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Bank of Ruston hosts fifth annual First Responders Appreciation Day

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Approximately 100 Lincoln Parish fire, police, and emergency medical personnel gathered for Bank of Ruston’s fifth annual First Responders Day on Friday. Those in attendance enjoyed hamburgers and hot dogs served from grills manned by Bank of Ruston employees and board members. Bank of Ruston hosts this event each year as a way to express gratitude to local first responders for their hard work, dedication, and the services they provide to the community. "We're so blessed to have such an outstanding group of first responders in our area," said Bill Hogan, President and CEO of Bank of Ruston.

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Grambling Middle Magnet School

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Go-Green! Go-Green! Go-Green!

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United Way promotes reading

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Plans underway to continue initiative

The United Way of Northeast Louisiana recently wrapped up its year-long “READ. LEARN. SUCCEED.” initiative within Lincoln Parish. 
The early grades reading program partnered two community volunteers with twenty students at each of the following schools: Cypress Springs Elementary, Glen View Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary and Ruston Elementary. 

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Volleyball camp offered

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A Girls Volleyball Skills Camp will be held at Ruston High School June 9-12, 2014. Sessions for girls entering grades 3-7 will be held from 9-11 AM, and session for those in grades 8-11 from 1-3 PM. Coached by Stephanie Wardach and Mandy Cauley, the camp will serve as the foundation for the upcoming addition of competitive volleyball within the Lincoln Parish School District. For a registration form and more information contact Mandy Cauley at amanda.cauley@lincolnschools.org or Cathi Cox-Boniol, ccox@lincolnschools.org or 255-1430.

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Champion celebration

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Members of the community are encouraged to attend the Celebration of Champions at 5 p.m. May 12 in the Ruston Civic Center.
The incoln Parish School District will recognize students and faculty members that received honors throughout the year.

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Ruston Rotary awards scholarships

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Ruston’s Rotary Club recently wrapped up its 2013-14 Student of the Year program by presenting its annual scholarship awards.
According to Scholarship Program Coordinator Diane Hunter, criteria for the award included being named among the year’s Student of the Month awardees and submitting an essay that showcased the applicant’s understanding and embodiment of the Rotary commitment to service and leadership.

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MC law honors noteworthy potential

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Phillip Ellis, of Bernice ,received an award from Mississippi College School of Law during its annual Law Day ceremony. Ellis was the recipient of the Frisby Griffing Marble Scholarship, given annually to 2L or 3L students in the top one-third of the class who show potential for outstanding service to the legal profession.
Ellis is the son of Mike Ellis and Jerri Harlow Strahan. He is married to Lauren Lee Ellis. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana (Monroe).

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Students prefer computers

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The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the results of a survey of 25,000 students who took the PARCC test in April, showing students overwhelmingly prefer taking the computer-based PARCC tests over paper and pencil tests, with 78 percent favoring the online assessment. Eighty-seven percent said it was “easy” to complete online questions, and when asked about the time they had to take the test, more than 92 percent said they finished early or on time.

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Saving for tomorrow’s college bills

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Another school year is drawing to a close. If you have young children, you might be planning for their summer activities. But you also might want to look even farther into the future — to the day when your kids say “goodbye” to their local schools and “hello” to their college dormitories. When that day arrives, will you be financially prepared to pay for the high costs of higher education?

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