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North Louisiana innovators to pitch ideas at Tech ‘Won in One’ competition

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Entrepreneurs and innovators from across north Louisiana will be pitching their ideas with the goal of impressing a panel of judges as well as audience members in an attempt to win cash prizes in the Won in One idea pitch competition at Louisiana Tech University at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 1 in University Hall.

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Tech to show “Tartuffe”

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The Louisiana Tech University School of Performing Arts is pulling out all of the stops for their first production of the 2016-2017 season — “Tartuffe,” written by Moliere and directed by Cherrie Sciro, coordinator of theatre and professor in the School of Performing Arts.
“Tartuffe” is Moliere’s comic masterpiece and a hilarious use of satire about a religious zealot con artist extraordinaire who oozes godliness and charisma, according to a press release from the Tech.

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LPSB seek to issue refunding bonds

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Board to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Central Office

The Lincoln Parish School Board will look into issuing $7 million in general obligation school refunding bonds, which saved taxpayers $258,617 earlier this month.
The vote is expected to come during the regularly scheduled school board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Office.
The school board issued the bonds in 2009 for the construction and renovations of schools in Choudrant School District No. 6, said George Murphy, the board’s business manager.
The renovations resulted in adding new buildings and classrooms at Choudrant Elementary School and Chourdant High School.

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Hospital Auxiliary Members honored for service

The Northern Louisiana Medical Center recently honored the Hospital Auxiliary for all they do in service to the hospital each year.
The luncheon was held at Squire Creek Country Club. Many service awards were presented to members of the Auxiliary by directors and leaders of the hospital.
Members of the Auxiliary work a minimum of 50 hours a year and serve in the ICU and surgery waiting areas, the gift shop and the information desk.

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What if this, what if that?

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The hubby and I were watching the movie “The Tooth Fairy” the other day — not for the first time, I must admit. We’re fans of such fare.
I also must admit that I can watch a movie repeatedly and still be surprised by some of the lines and scenes. I’ve just always had that kind of memory, or lack thereof. At least it makes for interesting viewing.

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Legends Square construction is underway

The wait is finally over.
Residents will soon see construction of Grambling’s Legends Square, a six-acre retail development project off Interstate 20.
The development will feature a full-size grocery store and pharmacy, and several slots for retail stores, which already includes a Pizza Hut, Dollar Tree and Hibbett Sports shop.
In addition to the hotel, a dine-in restaurant will be located in the plaza.
The plaza is named in honor of GSU legends Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones, Eddie Robinson, Collie Nicholson and Frederick Hobdy.

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RHS to face Baton Rouge

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Reanne Ginn and the Ruston High School Bearcats will open the Division volleyball playoffs on the road at Baton Rouge High at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Ex-Tech QB Hughes huge in Cubs’ success

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There’s a huge Louisiana Tech University imprint on the Chicago Cubs’ amazing season.
Much of the success enjoyed by the team has been due to one of the best scouting systems in the game.
At the forefront of that group is Sam Hughes.
Yes, THAT Sam Hughes, a former quarterback at Tech.
He is the National Scouting Crosschecker for the franchise.
Hughes has been with the Cubs for 20 years, the last 10 in his current role.

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October 29th

12 factoids to file away on Bradsha

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Terry Paxton Bradshaw is everywhere.
Fox NFL Sunday.
A comedy reality show titled “Better Late Than Never.”
Shingles commercial.
Late night talk shows.
A sit down with popular Golf Channel interviewer Dave Feherty.
Terry may be just shy of his 70th birthday, but he’s scrambling around as if he’s in the prime of his Hall of Fame playing career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
But just for today, let’s slow down the non-stop life of the ‘’Blond Bomber’’ and digest a dozen facts — some maybe little known — about him.
A dozen, naturally.

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Bulldogs feast on Rice, 66-16

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It couldn’t have been scripted better if it was a movie.
Louisiana Tech presented its version of “Fast and Furious” Saturday as the Bulldogs raced to a 66-16 win before a crowd of 22,058 fans at Joe Aillet Stadium.
This one starred a full ensemble cast of Bulldogs.
Senior Trent Taylor become Louisiana Tech’s all-time receptions holder as the Bulldogs totaled more than 700 yards of offense, scored touchdowns on five of their first six possessions and defensively dominated the Owls.

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