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January 8th, 2013

Donald Ray Bramlett

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Funeral services for Mr. Donald Ray Bramlett, age 81, of Dubach will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Salem United Methodist Church, with Rev. Danny Baskin officiating the services. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be at the church from 12:30 PM until time for the service.

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Good time to plant woody shrubs and trees

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After these last cold fronts, I would be safe to claim that the dormant season for most woody landscape plants has arrived. Deciduous trees and shrubs are leafless, making the landscape looking bare except for where the foliage of evergreen plants keep their color. It is a good time to observe the winter characteristics of landscape plants, such as bark textures and colors, growth form, winter fruit and interesting bud formation. There are many trees and shrubs which exhibit outstanding winter beauty and are often chosen for the landscape because of these features.

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Community Christmas spirit lifts DART in time of need

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Christmas has come and gone, but the giving spirit of people all over our community continues to lift the hearts and lives of families served by Domestic Abuse Resistance Team. This was my first year to be involved with the Christmas Angel Project from behind the scenes. In the past, I just went to DART’s office or one of the tree locations and picked up a few angels. This year, I was able to witness firsthand what a significant project this is, and how much it does to provide Christmas for our families.

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LEGAL NOTICE I, Amjad Elahi,

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Amjad Elahi, am applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 500 S. Vienna St., Ruston, La 71270/
Paradise Point LLC, d/b/a Paradise Point/ Citgo Gas Station
/s/ Amjad Elahi, President
2td: January 8 & 9, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE I, Amjad Elahi,

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Amjad Elahi, am applying to the City of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of low alcoholic content at retail in the City of Ruston at the following address: 500 S. Vienna St., Ruston, Louisiana 71270.
Paradise Point LLC, d/b/a Paradise Point/ Citgo Gas Station
/s/ Amjad Elahi, President
2td: January 8 & 9, 2013

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January 7th

Breaking a wall for burglary

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Ruston police arrested three Ouachita Parish men following a call around 2:30 a.m. Saturday about a potential burglary at the Prescription Shoppe at 104 W. Line Ave.
Capt. Tim Parker, with the Ruston Police Department, said after receiving a call about several men trying to break through the cinder block wall of the pharmacy with a sledgehammer police were dispatched.
“We received a call from a passerby, and when officers arrived, the three suspects ran in different directions.” Parker said. “After a short foot chase all three were apprehended.”

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GFD, LPFD respond to incident

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On Saturday, a fire engulfed a home at Medgar Evers Drive in Grambling. Responding to the fire was Grambling Fire Department, assisted by Lincoln Parish Fire Department. GFD officials could not be reached for further details before press time.

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Fire starts, five teenagers home

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The Ruston Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 801Woodland Street at approximately 7 p.m. Friday.
“We received a call at 6:58 p.m. Friday about a house fire,” Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said. “The home was totally engulfed, but no injuries.”
Brazzel said there were approximately five people in the home — all teenagers — when the fire broke out.
“They were all able to get out of the home,” Brazzel said. “Someone smelled some smoke, and they started looking for the fire. They found it in a bedroom near a space heater.”

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Jury to select officers, confirm appointments

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The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will convene for its first meeting of 2013 on Tuesday.
During the regular full jury meeting at 7 p.m., jurors are scheduled to elect their 2013 officers and select an administrator.
Juror Theresa Wyatt currently serves as jury president, and Juror David Hammons is vice-president. Courtney Hall is the parish administrator.
Also during the meeting, jurors will be asked to confirm the following board appointments:
• F.J. Armond to Greater Ward One Waterworks District
• Richard Aillet to the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District

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