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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - May 24, 1998, Ruston, Louisiana me Diamond BRIEFLY Reception to honor Favors reception honoring Grambling State sixth president Steve Favors is slated for Monday on the university the reception by the Faculty Faculty Senate and Student Government Association will start at in the The event is open to the Liz Allen r Irish unite behind peace agreement Northern Ireland people of divided Ireland have united behind a peace agreement designed to allow the British and Irish Catholics of Northern Ireland to pursue ft future forged in not Official returns Saturday showed two convincing yes votes for the April 10 accord a strong percent in British linked Northern and percent in the independent Republic of Difficulties may lie but for many it was a day simply for savoring victory for recognizing that a conflict that has claimed the lives of people in the past so years may finally he v threatened officer 7 lunged at an TT that he had smuggled into the police Is charged in the shooting deaths of his had a hunting knife taped to his leg that escaped notice when foe was arrested following Thursdays cafeteria shooting at Thurston High The handcuffed and placed In an interview room at the police station while an officer left briefly to secure his said police spokeswoman Rosemary During the officers Kinkel moved his from behind himself to in front of she thp officer returned to the interview Kinkel lunged at the officer With the New law hoped to help unborn sioux FALLS South Dakota on July l becomes the first state to allow judges to order pregnant women who drink into alcoholism Legislators passed three laws in March to try to cut the number of cases of fetal alcohol syn a lifelong condition that leaves its victims mentally and physically They should throw those women in jail and make them get four or five months of No question about says Lucy who adopted a baby suffering from the a physician on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reserva took in Casey White Hat after convincing his birth mother that he would be better off living with sober Itn The Ruston mi Daily May 1998 www MIS ton Suspected TB case examined By Angela DelRio Staff Writer A possible case of in a WalMart salesperson here is currently Department of Health and The DHH regional offices in Monroe has confirmed its investigating a pos sible case of tuberculosis involving an area retail Although DHH would hot specify which office administrator Billie acknowledged the agency is Working with We have several cases of TB every year that are in schools or in large busi she said Confirming a suspected case is a fairly long Strickland At this point there are a number of things to rule This is a routine People shouldnt get panicky even if the test does turn out said Not all types of TB are conta safety is taken into con sideration in these types of she She said the odds of contracting the usually airborne disease at a Store would be extremely you have to be in very close contact with someone to get like in a household situa Its not like the measles where any one in the general area might get Those most susceptible are children and the If the suspected TB case is DHH would next test what Strickland called household We look for a 1015 percent if we get more than we she According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in if a person has active maybe only two of four family members will actually contract Even if the bacteria is Strickland said that doesnt always mean See page 3A Trustees show sup for GSU President oort BATON ROUGE AP The Board of Trustees voted again for incoming time The students and other univer sity administrators gave Favors a stand ing ovation Friday when he was intro by Trustees Chairman Carl Shetler of Lake It really took me by Fa it as an ment Of to take over reins Monday as acting Four days alumni association had filed a lawsuit claiming that he was chosen for political reasons and does not hold even minimum qualifi cations for the Favors and his a former social smiled as they stood before the I would like to express my apprecia tion to you for allowing me this to come back to Louisiana and to serve said a former University of New Orleans vice chancel lor for student I am before he I look forward to working with you and working with the other College Favors drove to Louisiana from Howard University in He resigned as Howards vice president for student affairs to take the Grambling Leader by DAVIS it fits a glove Glove cap or cap glove Crowton of Century 2V League game to the Ruston Gary Peach Festival event changes pointed out new student body presi Tony a New Orleans senior majoring in public told Favors he had researched the new presidents tenure at Howard by ques Howard I got good reports from Eason I feel very confident about Eason said he was impressed be cause Favors is Board members were also tary of including See page 3A By Liz Allen Staff Writer Peaches saturate the summerlike Its less than a week before the kickoff of the Louisiana Peach Festival and there are a few changes in the festi val The change involves the fine arts show at the Ruston Community Theater build Show times are as follows May 31 June 15 to 4 June 6 10 to 5 June 7 Artist checkin is from 9 to 6 May 27 and 9 to noon May Art work can be picked up from 46 June There will be an awards presentation and reception at 6 May The festivities run from May 29 to June Opening ceremonies are slated for 11 in Railroad Park May Corporate sponsors for the 48th An Peach Festival are Bank One and The Ruston Daily Off to an Even Start Parishs program called exemplary By Liz Allen Staff Writer Leader photo by LIZ ALLEN Even Start student Tabitha of reads to her daughter 8 as part of a parenting class at the Family Literacy its definitely But unlike Dorothy and her band of misfits Kay Sharbono and Karen Mitcham werent looking for home sweet They were looking for Ideas to make learning more And what they learned is even more surprising Lincoln Parish Even Start stands with the best of We feel very confident in what were consortium We dont want to play down what theyre Kansas doing but we felt good about our Its nice to see were doing the right Sharbono and Mitcham recently spent time in as part of federally funded national project through Department of This program works with adults to improve edu cation and job skills while children are involved in early childhood The intertwining thread that meshes the whole program is the parenting component that prepares at risk parents to become full partners in the education of their Even Start said in a press Sharbono said at risk can mean a lot of different things from drugs to Weve never had a parent who didnt want better their she The ultimate goal is to get those children in there ready for If school is not aprior ity in the home theyre at risk of failing that at risk of failing Lincoln Parish was chosen to participate in this Department of Education project because of its citation as an exemplary Even Start program and the unique complexity of the Even Start said from the same press This enhances my ability to implement services and also makes me very proud to be part of imple menting family literacy services in Lincoln Mitcham Those services include classroom work like math and science but also parenting information on nutrition and sexually transmitted One of the newest center services involves video conferencing between the Lincoln Parish center and one in Jackson The two groups have only met once via the Internet but say its Its nice to talk with someone you have so much in common Tabitha of You know youre kids and Lincoln Parish Even Start is part of the Northeast Louisiana Even Start Consortium formed in Lincoln Parish joined the consortium in And since families have been served at the By the end of the year 48 participants will receive their The Kansas team is slated to visit Louisiana sometime in WEATHER Today Partly cloudy with In tht upper 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