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February 18th, 2015

Audit: Dubach has healthy economy

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The Dubach Town Council got good news Tuesday night about its 2014 town audit.
Certified public accountant Don McGehee told the council the town is fiscally sound. About a report on the town’s financial statements through June 30, 2014, McGehee said the town is in a good place.
“The town is healthy financially from a cash flow stand point,” McGehee said. “When we look at the general operations of the town, they are not funding themselves entirely, but (they) are not way behind.”

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Bearcats prepping for baseball season

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The Ruston High School Bearcats have been hard at work training for the 2015 baseball season. The Bearcats will play their jamboree game at West Ouachita High School on Saturday before beginning the season at a tournament in New Orleans from Feb. 26-28. Pictured are Graham White (above) and Ben LeBlanc (below) competing in a scrimmage held at Neville High School in Monroe last weekend.

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Tech pushes No. 15 LSU to brink

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BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Tech was three outs away from pulling off its biggest win in years but the 15th ranked LSU Tigers scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Lady Techsters 7-5 Tuesday night at Tiger Park.
Tech (6-5) overcame an early 3-0 deficit and scored five straight runs — including two in the top of the seventh — to take a 5-3 lead over the undefeated Tigers (11-0). However, LSU recorded four straight hits in the bottom of the frame, including Sahvannah Jaquish’s three-run, walk-off blast deep over the left field fence to end the game.

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Diamond ’Dogs fall at McNeese St.

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LAKE CHARLES — Down two runs with two on and no outs in the top of the ninth, Louisiana Tech could not come through with one final base hit as the Bulldogs fell to McNeese State, 4-2, on Tuesday at Cowboy Diamond.

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GSU to host Wiley

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Yariel Medina and the Grambling State University baseball team will bring a 0-3 record into the contest as the Tigers host Wiley College at 1 p.m. today at Wilbert Ellis Field.

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Local artists honored with two Grammys

Benjamin Backus, Mark Campbell and Stephen Lynch, all from Ruston, received a Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.
Part of For King & Country, a Contemporary Christian Music band with brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, were honored for featuring in a song titled “Messengers” by Christian rapper, Lecrae, and for their album “Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.”
The Grammy’s, which is music’s biggest night, is a tribute to recognize a variety of artists in the music industry for their achievements.

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M6 needs to be moved

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When I was a kid, burning leaves in the backyard was one of my favorite pasttimes.
Taking deep breaths of the wood smoke was just about as close to country in the city as one could get. The low-hanging, hazy cloud rising from the burn pile drifted over the neighborhood for hours, sending the smoky aroma in every direction.
But eventually the Environmental Protection Agency decided open backyard burning was bad. It fouls the air with chemicals and other volatile organic compounds that could make people sick, the federal agency declared.

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February 17th

Residents oppose restaurant location

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Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has denied conceptual approval to a project that would have brought another donut shop and fried chicken restaurant to the south side of town.
Commissioners voted 5-1 on Monday to turn down developer Sonika Chhay’s conceptual approval application to build the two eateries on a lot that adjoins residential property along South Vienna Street. The vote came after neighbors objected to the location of the proposed project.

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Ferguson aims to help children, local educators

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After spending 36 years as an educator, District 2 Lincoln Parish School Board representative David Ferguson felt called to help makes sure that all children in Lincoln Parish have the opportunity for a great education.

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Tech students celebrates international influences

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The sounds of music and dance filled the student center at Louisiana Tech University recently during International Student Scholarship Night.
The International Student Association hosted the event, entertaining guests with songs and dances from around the world.
“This is one of the fun times when we get to share our culture,” said Shashank Shrestha, a senior economics major from Nepal.
He said by connecting American and international students, everyone can learn more by sharing cultures.

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