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April 29th, 2016

Cougars set for quarterfinals

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Mary Kate Pardue and the second-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars will take on seventh-seeded Vermilion Catholic at noon today in quarterfinals play of the Class 1A high school softball playoffs in Sulphur. Semifinals and the championship game are set for Saturday.

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Tech golfer Lange honored

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For Victor Lange, the celebrations continue. A day after the Louisiana Tech senior helped the Bulldogs to their first conference championship since 1980, Lange was named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team.
Lange finished 54 holes of stroke play tied for the individual lead with Alabama-Birmingham’s Tayler Eyster at 7-under-par 209 as he carded a 7-under 65 over the final round to move up to a tie for the top spot. Lange would eventually fall in a playoff hole to Eyster.

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Baseball playoffs to resume

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Tyler Nutt (above) and the 26th-seeded Ruston High School Bearcats return to Class 5A baseball playoff action at 6 p.m. today as they begin a best-of-three series at No. 10 seed Zachary. Jace Moss (below) and the ninth-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars hit the field for Class 1A action at noon Saturday as they play at No. 8 St. Martin’s Episcopal. In Class B, seventh-seeded Choudrant will take on No. 23 seed Hornbeck at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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April 28th

SEISMIC PUBLIC MEETING

Seismic Public Meeting Notice
To the Citizens and Landowners of JACKSON, LINCOLN, OUACHITA, UNION, Parish Louisiana,
Dawson Geophysical, on behalf of Seitel Data, LTD will be conducting seismic activity, using the shot hole and vibroseis methods, in the areas depicted on the map shown below.

INSERT CHART (seismic)

There will be a public meeting located at (Lincoln Parish Library Events Center, starting at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 4th, to answer any questions pertaining to this seismic survey.

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MEETING

The Board of Commissioners of Greater Ward One Waterworks District will conduct their next meeting on Monday, May 2, 2016; 6:00 P.M. at the water office on Haddox Road.
Agenda
Minutes
New Business
1. Report on Hwy 33 tank
2. Report on Collins well
3. Report on Office well
4. Report on Douglas well
5. Cross Connection Survey
Old Business
1. Paula Griswold was accepted as new Commissioner.
Financial Reports
1td: April 28, 2016

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PUBLIC NOTICE

I, CARLTON D. WHITE, have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on Oct. 12, 2000.
My address is 1305 LARSON ST. RUSTON LA 71270
Race: Black
Sex: Male
DOB: 12/20/1977
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 140 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: April 28 & 29, 2016

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June Gough

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Funeral services for June Brister Gough, 86, of Shreveport, formerly of Ruston, LA will be held at 10 AM on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston's Chapel. Rev. Andy Johnson will officiate. Interment will be at Pythian Cemetery in Bunkie, LA.

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Ruth Doggett

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Mrs. Ruth A. Oliphant Doggett, 79, of Baytown, TX and long-time resident of Grambling, LA passed away on April 24, 2016 in Baytown, TX. She was born on January 15, 1937 in Huntsville, TX.

Mrs. Doggett was a retired educator at the Grambling State University Laboratory Schools.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church (1530 10th Street Huntsville, TX 77320), with Reverend Leonard Minor officiating. Burial will follow in the Harper Cemetery in Huntsville, TX.

The funeral services are under the direction of:

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William Smith Jr.

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William Elton “Butch” Smith, Jr. went home to be with his precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the morning of April 25, 2016, after five months of living with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held at Cook Baptist Church on Saturday, April 30, at 3 p.m. with visitation immediately preceding beginning at 2 p.m.

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Crime lab matches DNA evidence

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The prosecution in the case against alleged rapist Cameron Mays rested during Wednesday’s court proceedings.

Prosecutor Mike Ruddick alleged that Mays, on or about June 4, 2012, committed aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Beginning at 9 a.m. today defense attorney James Buckley will begin his portion of the case.

Testimonies during the morning portion of Wednesday’s trial included that of Ruston Police Department investigator Clint Williams, who tied accused rapist Mays to the residence where the victim was allegedly assaulted.

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