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February 26th, 2013

Colin Davidson Seaman

Graveside services for Colin Davidson Seaman, 67 of Ruston will be 10:30AM Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Rector Easterling of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer will officiate. Mr. Seaman was born March 20, 1945 in Waterproof, LA and died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston.

He is preceded in death by his parents, J.C. Seaman, Sr. and Edith Post Seaman; Brother, J.C. “Shootsie” Seaman.

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Ricky Joe Bergeron, Jr.

Funeral services for Ricky Joe Bergeron, Jr., age 14 of Downsville will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist Church near Dubach with Bro. Connie Smith officiating. Interment will be in Fellowship Cemetery, Dubach. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.

Ricky Joe, a student, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. He was in the Honors Program at Farmerville High School and enjoyed bull riding, football, baseball, Bass fishing and listening to music.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, S.D. Wilson, Jr.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 will meet in regular session during the year 2013 on March 5, June 4, September 3, November 5, and December 10. . Meetings will be held beginning at five o'clock (5:00) p.m. at Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Administrative Office of Vienna Station. Pb dts
1 td: February 26, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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February 25th

Witnesses: Man waved gun around

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A Grambling man was arrested Saturday after allegedly waving a handgun around in a local park.
Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said the department received several calls on Saturday evening in reference to a man waving a gun around in Woodlawn Park.
Gerrod Devonta Hunter, 20, of 126 Oak Circle in Grambling, was reportedly found with a .9 mm handgun in his possession. Parker said Hunter had reportedly been brandishing a weapon at someone he had been involved with some sort of incident or altercation.

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Jam raises $13K for students

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Hundreds spent Saturday night rocking in downtown Ruston as the 14th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam was held at Sundown Tavern and Ponchatulas. Featuring two stages at Sundown and one at Ponchatulas, the Friday night pre-jam and Saturday night jam brought in 850 attendees and more than $13,000 to honor Simoneaux, a local musician who died in a 2000 car crash, and to benefit Louisiana Tech music students.

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Vizza joins celebration

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Miss Louisiana Lauren Vizza visited the Eddie G. Robinson Museum for the first time Saturday, and she was inspired.
“It just goes to show that whether you’re from Grambling or from a bigger (place), you can be anything you want.” said Vizza, who garnered quite a bit of attention during the museum’s open house celebrating the birthday of Eddie G. Robinson and Black History Month. “The museum is so amazing and state of the art. I’m excited to be a part of this special event. Being a native of Louisiana, Eddie Robinson is football history.”

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Log Cabin addition spices up local food market

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Ruston’s Log Cabin restaurant has long been one of most popular eating establishments in the city.
But something new is drawing more customers to Log Cabin than ever before.
Last summer the restaurant added The Market, a deli-style shop featuring some of Log Cabin’s specialty items that has become a new favorite of many area cooks.
“It’s really catching on, we seem to have more and more people coming in every day,” said Michael Garriga, manager of The Market at Log Cabin.

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Operation Save a Life

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Lincoln Parish Fire District Chief Dennis Ford installs a brand new smoke detector at Dorthye Thomas’s home. Thomas is a senior citizen of Dubach, and has been without a smoke detector in her home for years. She says now she will sleep better at night knowing if a fire were to occur she would be woken up by the smoke detector and have time to get out. Acting Captain Tim Parnell and Driver Stacy Perry (middle) also discussed fire safety with Thomas during their visit on Feb. 22. Ford urges all citizens to have smoke detectors installed for their safety.

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Pet of the week

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Mary is a black lab who was born on Dec. 26, 2011, a Christmas pup. She is very protective of her human family and will stay right with them. When called, she will race back to see what is needed. Her adoption fee is $65. Call 251-DOGS for more information. Those interested in adoption may also come see all adoptable dogs at the new office located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or one can call for an appointment.

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