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Techsters take down Thundering Herd

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HUNTINGTON, W.V. — Kelia Shelton’s free throw with .8 seconds remaining lifted Louisiana Tech to a 68-67 win over Marshall, capping a wild ending that saw the Thundering Herd overcome a late 13-point deficit at the Cam Henderson Center.
Tech (11-9, 6-3 Conference USA) took a 57-44 lead on a pair of Chrisstasia Walter free throws with 6:04 to play in the game, but Marshall (13-7, 5-4 C-USA) came fighting back behind the play of Leah Scott and AJ Johnson down the stretch.

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Buddy's Blog: Allen punting his way into Patriots’ heart

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Yes, usually mum and non-revealing Bill Belichick has his moments when he can be as talkative and forthright as an insurance salesman.
Consider the subject of punting and specifically Ryan Allen.
In a recent interview, the New England Patriots’ head coach expounded extensively on the progress and contributions made by the second-year punter from Louisiana Tech University.
Let the record show, in fact, that a nearly 400-word (considered in “War and Peace” terms for him) response was unveiled by Belichick on the subject.
Here it is:

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Predicting duck hunting success no easy job

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Tom Pearson and Larry Reynolds have something in common. Pearson is meteorologist for KNOE TV in Monroe; Reynolds is waterfowl study leader for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Both are charged with making predictions.
When Pearson nails it on his weather forecast, he no doubt breathes a sigh of relief; when he gets it wrong, his sigh is a result of frustration and he hears the murmurs of those who depend on his weather reporting for planning outdoor ventures.

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Meetings set for proposed hunting seasons

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The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will host seven public meetings around the state to gather comments on the proposed 2015-17 resident game hunting season dates, wildlife management areas (WMA) general rules, and regulation changes and the 2016 turkey season and turkey hunting areas.
Public comment will be taken on all items currently under consideration as notices of intent by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission through April 2.
The meeting dates and locations include:

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Glen View Elementary: Students study fairy tales, prepare for literacy fair

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Kindergarten
It has been a busy month for Kindergarten students in Mrs. Ray’s class at Glen View.
In Writing Workshop students are learning strategies to make their stories the best they can be by grabbing the reader’s attention with strong beginnings, action and feeling words and transitions.

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Grace Pre-K

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Registration begins Feb. 17
Play, learn, and grow in God’s grace with us at Grace UMC Preschool.
Registration for the 2015-16 school year begins Feb. 17.
We have spots open for children ages 6 months to 4 years. Call 255-2211 to learn how to reserve your spot.

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Simsboro Elementary Honor Roll

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Simsboro Elementary school has announced those students who have earned the honor roll for the third six weeks grading period.
“A” Honor Roll
First grade: Luis Bautista, Melissa Bautista, Hunter Bazar, Mackenzie Becks, Aimsley Brown, Olivia Cole, Ivy Collinsworth, Tate Hammond, Kaleb Holstead, Jacob Miller, Rayanna Pesnell, Hailey Tolbert, Kira Wright and Adlee Young.
Second grade: Khidan Brantley, Aeja Franklin, Aaliyah Goodwin, Dillon Kitchens, Gabriel Lloyd, Kayla Mitchell, Hayden Rabo, Jatavion Sears and Iva Sibley.
Third grade: Bo Collinsworth, Grisham Locke and Will Young.

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CHS’ excellence celebrated

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State Rep. Rob Shadoin (left) and Lincoln Parish Schools Superintendent Danny Bell (right) flank Choudrant High School Principal Lisa Bastion during the district’s annual Schools of Academic Excellence Gala honoring schools that have achieved an “A” School Performance Score. For the third consecutive year, the CHS faculty and staff was feted at Squire Creek Country Club for its exemplary work in achieving the highest rating from the Louisiana Department of Education.

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Simsboro High Honor Roll

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Simsboro High School has announced those students who have earned the honor roll for the second nine-weeks grading period.
“A” Honor Roll
Sixth grade: Krista Brashear, Andrea Davis and Violet Waddle.
Seventh grade: Antonio Acuna, Jade Ivory, Mallory Mitchell and Shkira Ward.
Eighth grade: Madison Jones.
Ninth grade: Grace Daniels, Breanna Hicks, Kelcie Sneed and Landon Wilhite.
10th grade: Jada Morelos and Maggie Watts.
11th grade: Allyson Cole and Brianne Ellis.
12th grade: Cody Atkins and Ashleigh Cole.
“B” Honor Roll

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Celebrating locals during Black History Month

Celebrating contributions to our community is a way we recognize those individuals who have gone above and beyond in their respective fields.
During Black History Month, which has been celebrated each February since 1976, the Ruston Daily Leader will be taking a moment each Sunday to recognize local community members for their outstanding service and to hear their stories of triumphs.
In November, John Belton was the first African American to be elected as the District Attorney of Lincoln and Union parishes.

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