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July 26th

Changing TV worlds

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As I was sitting watching television, the usual remote control battle became a match similar to a sword fight from “Star Wars.”
This is typical when trying to have people of various generations agree to find a television show everyone would enjoy. I tend to watch shows in which women take a strong leadership role in the family, as I play the leadership role in my home. Therefore, when watching television, I relate to these television premieres. This is hard for the children, as one wants to watch “Spongebob”

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LSU AgCenter hosts sewing workshop

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Eighteen young ladies participated in the LSU AgCenter Sewing Workshop conducted by LSU AgCenter Extension Agent Cathy Judd and volunteer leaders Beth Liberatos, Pam Andermann, Kathy Garner, Beth Gates and Deborah Emory. At the three-day workshop youth made fabric flowers, tote bags and skirts. Pictured above are (right to left) Destiny Jones, Carly Strickland, Jasmine McTyer, Katie Emory, Hope Simpson, Danielle Gates, Madeline Keen, Savannah Phillips, Victory Gates and Alex Ledet.

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No surprise: Tech is top pick

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Bulldogs clear favorite to capture another WAC title
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No surprises came out of Thursday’s Western Athletic Conference “Football Media Day” in Las Vegas, Nev., at least not pertaining to who is favored to capture this year’s championship.
That was clear, just as it has been in numerous other preseason polls announced in recent weeks.
Louisiana Tech University was the outright choice to repeat as champs, in polls conducted among head coaches and media outlets who cover league teams.

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‘Jam at Joe ’ sets title sponsors

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce that Northern Louisiana Medical Center and QuickCARE of Ruston have signed on as the title sponsors for the 2012 “Jam at the Joe” high school football jamboree. Jam at the Joe will take place on Aug. 25 at Joe Aillet Stadium, on the campus of Louisiana Tech University.

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Ellis to host skills’ clinic for baseball

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Wilbert Ellis has had a lifelong passion with the game of baseball.
And because of it, it’s provided a plethora of enjoyable moments through the years, among them being close friends with the late George Steinbrenner, hosting the New York Yankees in exhibition games at Grambling State University and being an annual director for various NCAA-sanctioned postseason tournaments.

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Jackson Parish adds to Hall of Fame list

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JONESBORO — Five new members were inducted into the Jackson Parish Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 21st. Talton Barron, Clotee Cowans-Richardson, Charles Pixley, Llewellyn Starks, and Larry Toms brought the membership up to 22 at the fourth annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet held at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Jonesboro.

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July 25th

Vouchers OK’d for local school

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New Living Word to get 165 new students
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Lincoln Parish Public Schools could see a slight drop in revenues, as New Living Word School, a private school, has been approved to take on 165 students through the state’s school choice scholarship program.
At first, the school had been approved for 315 students, despite the school’s reported lack of space, teachers and technology.

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New to you

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Resale shops open across town
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Whether it’s to save money or “go green,” the practice of purchasing previously-owned items appears to have grown in popularity in recent years.
This trend in Lincoln Parish is evidenced by the number of resale shops located throughout the City of Ruston.
“I think that everybody kind of hit hard financial times about the same time, and we made due with what we had, and then we started liking it,” said Callie Hockenjos of the phenomenon.

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GSU mourns Johnson

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The Grambling State University family mourns the death of Lula Johnson, the wife of former president Joseph B. Johnson.
She passed away Sunday.
“The Grambling State University family joins all who knew and worked with Mrs. Johnson and Dr. Johnson with our deepest sympathies,” said Frank G. Pogue, GSU president. “Mrs. Johnson was the first lady of Grambling State University for more than 17 years. It may not be commonly known, but the first lady is the president’s biggest encourager and supporter.”

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GSU students learn from film professionals

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GRAMBLING — A group of students from Grambling State University with Hollywood dreams got to hear advice from industry professionals on Tuesday as the university hosted two television workers for its Film Workforce Training Program.
The students in the 10-week class at GSU are being paired with film and television producers to create a full-length television pilot. The class is meant to have students work in all aspects of television and film production including directing, producing, cinematography, location scouting, wardrobe, hair and makeup, grip and electric as well as other key areas.

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