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September 4th, 2014

Bureaucracies are taking all the fun out

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So once again, my political topic of conversation I had meant for this week’s column has been stunted by my disdain for a particular sector of American society.
Last week, it was reality TV.
This week, it’s bureaucracy — in particular the bureaucracy imparted on us by our federal government.
Today is my birthday and yesterday meant that after four years, my license was up for expiration. It just so happened,too, that I recently purchased a vehicle so I thought I would kill two birds with one stone.

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Engineering professor to speak at national symposium

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Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected to attend the Sixth Annual National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium on Oct. 26-29 at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, California.
The Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium brings together the nation’s emerging engineering leaders from industry, academia and government labs to recognize, reward and promote engineering education and facilitate collaboration across engineering fields.

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LSMSA seeks recorded works

Natchitoches — The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts and Vox Novus are collaborating on a special edition of 60x60 focused on Louisiana.
Artists are invited to submit recorded works with durations of 60 seconds or less. Lisa Benner, a member of the arts faculty at LSMSA, will select and organize 60 compositions to be played continuously in a one-hour live event featuring original choreography by Audra Allen and J. Lillian Gray. Performances are scheduled for the weekend of April 10 in Natchitoches.

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Cheers: Holliman

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Former Lincoln Parish school system literacy coach Deborah Holliman has been selected 2013-14 Outstanding Academy Educator for the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Holliman directs the prep school’s reading and study skills program, and coordinates the instructor development program.
“Dr. Holliman is a dynamic educational force for cadet candidates and the facility,” Col. Alicia Matteson, prep school dean, said. “She is a role model as a professional educator and a life-long learner and inspires others to do the same.”

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Cheers: May

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Air Force Airman Austin D. May graduated from Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas on Aug. 15. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. 
Airman May will go on to tech school training at San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, for the next few months in the field of Security Forces.

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Cheers: Jones

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Air Force Airman 1st Class Gregory L. Jones recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

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September 3rd

Outhouse Grand Nationals set for Oct. 11

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Gather those outhouses. It’s almost time to race.
The Village of Choudrant will be hosting the Fifth Annual Outhouse Grand National to raise money for the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department.
The races will be held Oct. 11 on Elm Street in downtown Choudrant. The time of the races has not yet been set.
Anyone can register and registration fee is $25. Late registration will also be accepted and is $50. The early registration deadline is Oct. 8.
To enter, call town hall at 768-4111 or email info@choudrant.org.

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Schools face $1.32M deficit

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The projected budget for the 2014-15 fiscal school year was presented by the Lincoln Parish School Board Chief Financial Officer George Murphy at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night.
Murphy said the estimated ending fund balance for the beginning budget is $29,645,311 with a deficit of about $1.32 million.
Murphy said the deficit is due in part to nonrecurring expenditures for capitol improvements planned for the current school year.

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Two arrested for suspected hash oil manufacturing

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Law enforcement personnel arrested two suspects in the alleged manufacturing of hash oil on Tuesday afternoon.
Ali Hendricks, 22, of Penny Lane, Apartment No. 3, and Zachary Patrick Cefalu, 23, of 4788 Monticello Drive, Hammond, were arrested by agents with the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team on multiple charges.
According to the affidavit, LPNET agents went to Penny Lane Apt. No. 3 at approximately 6:40 p.m. in reference to illegal drug activity.

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Guice celebrates successes, shares plans for Tech

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Challenges met and challenges to be faced was the focus of Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice’s “State of the University” address Tuesday to faculty and staff at Louisiana Tech’s annual fall meeting.

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