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October 17th, 2005

Two killed, one in critical condition from interstate crash

Stephen Borsa, 48, of Kilgore Texas, was traveling west on I-20 in a 2005 GMC truck when he attempted to pass a pick-up truck driven by John Toews, 61, of Lafayette, Ark., Sgt. Julie Lewis, Public Information Officer for the Louisiana State Police, said.
Borsa's truck clipped the 1999 Ford truck driven by Toews, went out of control and rotated as it traveled through the median and into the path of eastbound traffic where it struck a 1999 Chevrolet SUV driven by Jason Cameron, 17, of West Monroe, head-on and then flipped.

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Switchfoot coming to TAC on April 28

Doors open at 7 p.m., April 28 at the Thomas Assembly Center for switchfoot, a contemporary Christian band with an alternative twist. The band is being sponsored by the Louisiana Tech University Union Board.
Members of the Union Board said they are anticipating a sold-out concert.
"We felt as a whole that this band was the best from what was touring the area at the time," Union Board member Maurice Rome said. "They fit our schedules best because we have to go by who is touring, where they are going to be and when the TAC is available for use."

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Shopping center to be built

Choudrant's downtown is about to get a facelift.
Construction on a new shopping center that will be located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 and Louisiana 145 north of Hwy. 80 and east of La. 145 will begin this summer, Mayor Bill Sanderson said.
Preliminary plans for the shopping center include a pharmacy, a restaurant and four small stores.
Sanderson said the shopping center will be an excellent addition to the growing community.

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Afghan author visits Squire Creek

Afghan author Farah Ahmedi asked the crowd of guests in her "southern" voice at Squire Creek Golf and Country Club Wednesday. Ahmedi, author of The Story of My Life: An Afghan Girl on the Other Side of the Sky, was the guest speaker at the 2005 Squire Creek Peach Festival Luncheon hosted in the Main Dining Room.
All tickets sold to the event benefited Ahmedi's education, James Davison, Ruston businessman and philanthropist, said.

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Search for new library director continues

"We posted our job qualifications with the Louisiana Library publication and they have posted it on Web sites, Sam Williams, LP Board of Control president, said "I haven't seen the applicants, but I know we have maybe five.
"As far as I'm aware, the library is functioning as we want it to, and we will take our time in trying to find a new director."
The board voted to keep the same elected officers for the upcoming year. Williams will remain president and George Byrnside will remain vice president of the LP Board of Control.

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Groundbreaking to be held for new fire station

Jeff Mitchell and Ben Rauschenbach of Balar Engineers and Surveyors of Shreveport said the new complex would include the fire station, community center, open-air basketball court, playground, ball field and fountain.
"Phase one is the fire station," Rauschenbach said. "It's getting the latest and greatest technology. We really feel like it will provide a boost to the community and really be a good asset to the town. Phase two is doing something with the existing facility and rehabilitating that."

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Area students tackle IOWA, LEAP

Testing began on Monday and will continue until Friday except for the first and second grades who will be finished Thursday, Kay Huffman, coordinating teacher at Hillcrest, said.

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Grambling's Pettway named All-American

The hard-hitting linebacker/defensive end at Grambling State University has been selected as a member of the 2004 Sheridan Broadcasting Network All-American team.
It marks the four different honor for the 6-4 and 255-pound senior since the season ended.
Pettway was earlier chosen as a first unit representative on the All-Louisiana and All-Southwestern Athletic Conference squads, plus included on the CollegeSports.com All-American squad for NCAA Division 1-AA teams.

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Tech sets 11-game grid slate for '05

Welcome new Western Athletic Conference member New Mexico State to the Bulldogs' slate, which was officially announced on Saturday complete with playing dates.
Add in North Texas, somewhat of a "new" test for the 'Dogs, who haven't played the Mean Green in nearly 20 years (the last time was in 1987).
And then there's Florida and Kansas, both of whom are back on the schedule after having played against Tech once each in previous years.

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Remember the Debonnaires?

Co-founder R.C. "Chick" Ellis of Homer has issued an open invitation to the free event along with a warning.

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