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January 28th, 2014

Top ’Cats honored for gridiron performances

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Ruston High School held its annual football banquet Monday night at the Louisiana Tech Student Center, with five Bearcats taking home top honors. Awarded during the banquet were, from left to right, Zavian Jackson, Senior Award; Josh Owen, Scholastic Award; Garrett Soileau, Chick Childress Award; Kramer Newsome, Michael Parker Award; and Keon Johnson, Hoss Garrett Award.

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SPORTS BRIEFS

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Jr. golf tourney on tap
Ruston junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Beaver Creek Spring Junior Classic at the Beaver Creek Golf Club on Feb. 22 – 23.
The two-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour.
The tournament entry fee is $195.00 and includes two days of green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions.
Recommended accommodations are available at the Holiday Inn Baton Rouge South. Please call 1-225-924-7021 for reservations.

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Support for Tech ’Dawgs appreciated

Tech Nation, give yourself a round of applause for a mission well done.
Louisiana Tech’s Athletics Department tabbed last Saturday’s home game as “Operation Sellout” with the goal of selling out all 8,000 seats of the Thomas Assembly Center as the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team took on the Thundering Herd of Marshall in a Conference USA game that was televised on the CBS Sports Network.
And basketball fans all over the country got a chance to see just how much area fans support Tech athletics.

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4-H camp positively shapes teens

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As the parent of a 14 year old daughter myself, I can relate to many parents out there that struggle with trying to make sure they are meeting the needs of their teenager so that she/he will grow into a confident and self-sufficient adult.
We parents are constantly looking for ways to foster good character and strength in our teenagers so they will hopefully make the right choices that will ensure a positive future for them.

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There's no "I" in team

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Teamwork is one of those things that I feel is an underestimated tool. Putting your faith and trust in others is not always easy, but it can save a lot of stress and produce benefits that wouldn’t be possible with a solitary person.

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January 27th

LPSO: Major drug distributor arrested

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A major distributor of methamphetamine in northeast Louisiana is behind bars today as a result of a joint law enforcement operation.
Christropher Takewell, 37, of 873 Walker Road in Choudrant, faces charges of distribution of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after his arrest Friday by Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team agents.
Takewell’s arrested followed an approximately five-month investigation by LPNET, Lincoln Parish sheriff’s deputies, federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents and members of the Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics squad.

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Family-friendly play takes the stage Friday

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Though it won’t quite be the Disney story many people are familiar with, Louisiana Tech University’s Stone Theatre will be alight with action, romance, comedy and adventure when “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.
“This is not the Disney cartoon movie version,” Paul B. Crook, director of the play and associate professor of theatre, said. “This is drawn straight from the tales of the Arabian Nights.”

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Rogers to run for judge spot

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Ruston attorney Tommy Rogers has announced his candidacy for the 3rd Judicial District Division B judgeship being vacated at the end of this year by retiring Judge Wayne Smith.
The election is in November. The 3rd District is Lincoln and Union parishes.
Rogers said he decided to run as a way to repay the community “for all of the good things that have happened to me growing up here, raising a family.”
Rogers is a graduate of Ruston High School, Louisiana Tech University and LSU Law Center. He has been a member of the Napper, Madden and Rogers law firm for 35 years.

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MLK Distinguished Award recipients announced

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Grambling State University has announced that six recipients will be presented awards at the third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on Feb. 4.
“We’re pleased to have a particularly strong group of honorees this year,” said GSU President Frank G. Pogue, who started the luncheon tradition.
“Having Arcadia and Monroe mayors, a state representative and a state senator, a woman who stands tall in her community and a basketball legend all in one place at the same time as we honor Dr. King and kick off Black History Month is truly remarkable.

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Man charged with aggravated assault after girlfriend’s floor shot

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A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated assault with a firearm following a shooting incident at his girlfriend’s apartment on Jan. 23.
Morgan Marks, 24, of 2102 Winchester Dr., was arrested at the Tech Town Apartments on Gilman Street after allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend and, at some point in the disturbance, firing it, Ruston Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said.

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