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June 12th, 2014

Simsboro discusses town water issues

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The Village of Simsboro held its monthly town hall meeting on Monday.
The aldermen approved minutes from the May 5 meeting and opened the floor for public comment.
One resident complained that his water bill was incorrect and insisted there was no way that he had accrued $90 in charges. The resident said he was on a fixed income and couldn’t afford such a high water bill.
Mayor Willie Hendricks insisted that the village had his bill verified for charges and what ran through the meter is what ran through the meter.

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Volunteerism essential

One thing about Lincoln Parish is it never seems short on a supply of people willing to lend a helping hand — especially when it comes to the future of our children.
Ruston resident Janie Humphries is fine example of this. She was chosen as one among 26 school volunteers statewide who was recognized Tuesday in Baton Rouge as a winner of the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Volunteer of the Year awards.

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Selling out a bad report

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When I was a kid, the women on TV that I looked up to were not the ones running (and bouncing) up and down the beach on Baywatch. They weren’t the girls with the latest fashion and never-ending boyfriend drama on Beverly Hills 90210.
They wore suits, they spoke with clarity, their hair was meticulously coiffed and they wanted to get to the bottom of things — I looked up to reporters.

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Humphries honored in Baton Rouge

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Janie Humphries was recently honored at the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge as one of the 2014 Louisiana School Volunteer of the Year Award recipients.

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C-USA honors Godwin

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Tech softballer earns Spirit of Service award
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Louisiana Tech junior outfielder Janine Godwin was one of only 16 student-athletes from Conference USA to earn the C-USA Spring Spirit of Service Award which was announced by league commissioner Britton Banowsky today.
The C-USA Spirit of Service Award is designed to recognize the community service efforts of the league’s student-athletes, based upon significant community service, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport.

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Tech relay team 12th in NCAAs

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EUGENE, Ore. — It was a déjà vu moment for Louisiana Tech’s 4x100-meter relay team Wednesday as the squad recorded a 12th place finish at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year.
The Bulldog relay squad of Jarvis Gotch, Trey Hadnot, Devin Henderson and Dennis Richardson ran 39.54, the seventh-fastest time in school history and a hundredth of a second (0.01) away from a season best.

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Faith helped lead Washington to HOF induction

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On June 21, Lionel Washington will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Three decades ago, there was another honor which became a major influence in Washington’s subsequent achievements.
In 1984, Washington’s home town of Lutcher, where he’d starred for the Bulldogs before going on to do the same at Tulane, changed the name of Weil Street, the one he’d grown up on, to Lionel Washington Avenue.

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Tech announces spring honor students

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Louisiana Tech has announced the names of students on its spring quarter President’s and Dean’s honor lists.
Students whose names are followed by an asterisk earned recognition as members of the President’s Honor List. That distinction signifies achievement of at least a 3.8 academic grade point average on a minimum of nine semester hours completed (100-level or higher), with no grade lower than a B.

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June 11th

Taunton wins state crown

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Audrey Taunton won the title of National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen on June 2. In the 2014-15 school year, she will be a junior at Cedar Creek School in Ruston. She is involved with the varsity cheer team, track team and a member of the no white flags club. In November, Audrey will be representing Louisiana at the national pageant in Hollywood, California. She will be competing for the title of National American Miss Junior Teen. Girls throughout the United States will be there competing with her.

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CPA Moore to retire

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New administrator hired

The Lincoln Parish Tax Commission announced the selection of a new administrator, Denise Griggs, at a meeting Tuesday, in light of the current administrator Jerry Moore’s retirement at the end of this year.
“We ran an advertisement for two weeks and did not get any (other) applications,” Moore said.

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