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April 28th, 2015

Techsters to face SFA

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Bianca Duran and the Louisiana Tech softball team will try to join the 30-win club when they host their final home game of the year against Stephen F. Austin at 6 p.m. today.

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4-H makes memories for children

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When looking back at the history of the LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Development Program, you find a rich tradition that has made a positive impact on a massive number of people on so many levels and I am one of those people. Today, as the Lincoln Parish 4-H agent, I am able to witness how 4-H continues to make a positive impact on so many students every day, and I focus my attention towards the future of 4-H and the youth that it serves.

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Legend to visit Lincoln Parish

Lincoln Parish will become a “Field of Dreams” on May 8 as Major League Baseball legend Hank Aaron will be presented with an honorary Doctorate of Business degree from Grambling State University during GSU’s spring commencement exercises.
The graduation ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. in the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center on the GSU campus.

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April 27th

‘Among the Discarded’ answers questions

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Ruston native and artist Trent Dion Soto showed his documentary film, Among the Discarded, at the Dixie Theatre on Saturday.
Before the showing of the film, Soto explained why he decided to make the documentary.
“The homeless issue is one that is constant, constant, constant, and it seems like it’s getting worse,” Soto said. “That’s a great American travesty to me.”
Soto said homelessness affects every American social class.
“I felt as an artist that I needed to do some work that could promote change,” Soto said.

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Event raises money

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Cancer survivor Gary Cooper and his wife, Brandy, walk the caregivers lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The event, held Friday at Louisiana Tech’s Lambright Intramural Center, honors local cancer survivors and their caregivers and raises money for the American Cancer Society.

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Library hosts Hamstead Stage Company

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The Hampstead Stage Company performed “Pinocchio” on Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Area youth in attendance were given the opportunity to help in some scenes of the production.

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DART Radiothon offers great chances

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If you have never listened to DART’s Annual Radiothon before, this is the year to change that. On May 7, you will definitely want to tune in to the official station of the old-school country music lover, Bill Brown’s Q 94.1, for DART’s 14th Annual Radiothon. We have an incredible program lined up for you.

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NO MORE Campaign sends message

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Members of the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s Board of Directors and radiothon committee are pictured with their own “NO MORE” messages, reflecting DART’s adoption of the national “NO MORE” campaign against domestic violence and sexual assault.  DART’s 14th Annual Radiothon is scheduled for May 7, at Super 1 Foods in Ruston.
Pictured front row, left to right: Pam Dance, Kourtney Keim, Jodie Forsse, Cathy Ayo, Terrie Queen Autrey, Camille Phillips. Back Row, left to right:  Cassandra Smith, Rebekah Hardman-Wade, Barbara Monzingo, Tim Colvin and Randy Ewing.

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Raffle winner drawn

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Lomax Napper is this week’s pick three gun raffle winner from 4 Paws Rescue.

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TOP DAWG features top students

Some of the brightest and best Louisiana Tech University has to offer brought their best ideas to the TOP DAWG competition. 
Eleven teams of student entrepreneurs from the preliminary round of the TOP DAWG New Venture Championships competed in the final round on April 24.
RotoRanger, which provided desktop rotational molding machines that bridge the gap from do-it-yourself creations to small scale manufacturing, came out victorious at the end of the competition. 

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