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November 8th, 2014

Gitter shares Hunter collection

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The Townsend House is one of only 150 stores nationwide that have permission to sell a collection of art that is described as nostalgic.
Doug Gitter, a New Orleans native, began reproducing Clementine Hunter’s work five years ago in order to make her artwork affordable for everyday people.
With a total of 15 pieces in the collection now, Townsend House owner Kim Birch said the new additions are much more vibrant.
“There is a lot more going on in these pieces,” she said. “People that have already purchased pieces and collectors have already begun to come in for the new pieces.

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Reminiscing about a good, old friend

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Mary Williams and I call each other weekly. She was such a good neighbor and I still miss her. Plus, she is a friend I cherish. Through her I can keep up somewhat with what is happening in Ruston. However, the Ruston Daily Leaders I get each week are my best info. As I’ve told you, sometimes I get three or four at one time and really enjoy combing through them.
This Monday, Mary called me and during the visit, she told me Bill Rogers had died.

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Pierian Club

Twenty-one Pierians met in the Halloween decorated home of Kathey Roane.  Spiders topped the delicious spice cake, which was served along with cold apple cider by hostesses Roane, Beverly Beasley, Linda Richmond and Carolyn Russell.
President Carol Young called the meeting to order.  Virginia Selle led the Pledge of Allegiance and Gaye Ross led the club Collect.  Young then welcomed and introduced new members Pat Haworth and Jean Hollis.

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Church News 11.9.14

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
Christ Temple

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November 7th

GSU defeats Delta Devils, 38-23

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ITTA BENA. Miss. — Grambling State University pulled away with a 10-point fourth quarter as the Tigers won their seventh consecutive contest Thursday with a 38-23 victory at Mississippi Valley State.
The win pushed Grambling to 7-3 overall and 7-0 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. MVSU fell to 2-8 and 1-7 in the SWAC.
Redshirt junior quarterback Johnathan Williams continued his strong play for GSU, connecting on 19-of-32 passes for 382 yards and three touchdowns while adding 33 rushing yards, including a 10-yard scoring scamper in the final stanza, on seven carries.

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Undefeated C-USA slate at stake for Tech

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Louisiana Tech looks to extend its win streak to five games and remain undefeated in Conference USA as the Bulldogs play an 11 a.m. road contest Saturday at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Tech stands at 5-3 overall and 5-0 in Conference USA while UAB is 5-4 and 3-2.
One big key for the Bulldogs will be slowing UAB sophomore running back Jordan Howard (6-1, 228), who ranks second in Conference USA rushing stats with 1009 yards and nine touchdowns on 205 carries.

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Prep teams to close out season

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All three Lincoln Parish prep football teams will be on the road tonight to close out 2014 regular-season play. Qayshon Thurman (5, pictured above) and the Ruston Bearcats (6-3, 3--1 in District 2-5A) will play at Pineville (5-4, 1-3), Cedar Creek (2-7, 1-3 in District 1-1A) will play at Arcadia (2-7, 2-2) and Grambling Lab (2-7, 1-3 in 1-1A) will play at Ringgold (3-6, 0-4). All three games will start at 7 p.m.

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Blue Team takes Tech Series win

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The Blue Team scored 14 runs on 14 hits to take a 1-0 lead over the White Team in Game 1 of Louisiana Tech baseball’s best-of-three Fall World Series on Thursday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.

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Techsters set for final home match

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Louisiana Tech’s volleyball team will play its final home match of the season when the Lady Techsters play hosts to Middle Tennessee in a 7 p.m. contest today at the Thomas Assembly Center in what will be Senior Night for three Tech players.

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Lady Techsters to host hoops game

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Saturday night’s exhibition basketball game between Louisiana Tech and LSU-Alexandria pits two women’s programs on the opposite ends of the spectrum.
Tech is a tradition-laden Division I program that ranks second all-time in victories (1,043) and boasts 13 Final Four banners — including 3 national championship banners — hanging in the Thomas Assembly Center rafters. LSU-Alexandria is a first year NAIA program.
Admission te is free and tipoff is set for 6 p.m. Satruday at the Thomas Assembly Center.

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