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May 21st, 2016

Parish 4AH Archery Team on target at regionals

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The Lincoln Parish 4H Archery Team took 25 shooters to Grand Cane in late March to compete in the Regional 4H Archery Competition in the following disciplines: Junior 3D, Senior 3D, Junior Compound, Senior Compound, Junior Recurve, Junior Genesis and Senior Nationals Compound.
Medals were given to the top ten in each discipline and the top 15 in each discipline qualified to compete in the State Competition in Gonzales in April.

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Curly-tailed worm started in N. La.

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Dressed in bib overalls, shock of gray hair askew, he saunters into Toledo Town mega-shop near the banks of massive Toledo Bend Lake. He takes a seat at a table in the restaurant and the waitress brings him a plate of bacon and eggs.
At first glance, you’d think he was just a local fellow who has spent the last hour in his garden and stops by for breakfast.

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Local JA members attend 75th Education Conference

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“Discovering your JA Superpower” was the message to members of Junior Auxiliary of Ruston at the 75th Annual Education Conference held recently at the Hilton Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee.
More than 600 ladies were in attendance at this year’s event.
“An opportunity to travel to the annual Education Conference helps motivate and inspire us to be the best volunteers and people in our communities,” incoming President Summer Hammons said.

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Girl Scouts celebrate Shamika Hill

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Shamika Hill, center, celebrated her final year as service unit manager for the Girl Scouts of America in Lincoln Parish. Hill has served in this capacity for eight years in Lincoln parish.

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The loss of a true friend: Celebrating the life of Marna Irby

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My world is not as bright as it was only a few days ago — I have lost a true friend.
I only knew her for two decades, about 20 years, but I am forever wiser and richer for having known her as a friend and confidant.
Even though she was about 35 years older than me, the age difference was irrelevant.
I have said she was a “jump in the car, go get a Coke and talk about your boyfriend” kind of friend, not a grandmother figure, but that’s not to say she wasn’t a good listener.
What wise counsel she gave, without a hint of being judgmental.

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Weir, Kolins wed at Burkhalter Chapel

Caroline Elise Weir, of Ruston, and Michael John Kolins, of Allen, Texas, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity United Methodist Church of Ruston.

The Rev. Gordon Robert McDaniel, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Daniel Weir, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hugh Hearn, of Plain Dealing, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown Weir, of Morgan City.

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Gumbo taught me the importance of friends

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The ministry staff from our church returned last week from a three-day planning retreat. One afternoon, our pastor left a three-hour time slot in our schedule for “team building” exercises.
On prior retreats, we might have played bocci ball or gone to see a movie; but this time, we went on an off-road adventure. Riding four wheelers and side-by-side ATV’s, we trailed off into the woods.
That was the plan, at least.

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Frasier, Kennimer unite in marriage

Amy Danyelle Frasier, of Dubach, and Darren Kane Kennimer Jr., of Dubach, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. April 30 at Ruston Weddings.

The double ring ceremony was officiated by Greg Tipton.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Frasier, and the granddaughter of Marie Tims, of Choudrant; the late Roy Tims; and the late Talmadge and Doris Frasier.

The groom is the son of Jan and Jon Pat Clemons, of Mansfield, and Darren and Lisa Kennimer, of Choudrant.

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Church News: May 22, 2016

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove Missionary

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May 20th

AUCTION

LEGAL NOTICE. PREMIER STORAGE pursuant to LA R.S. 9:4759, notice is hereby given that Premier Storage, located at 151 Haddox Road, Ruston, La 71270, will sell at auction the following described properties located in unit indicated and leased to person so named: FOE cash at Public Auction to the last and highest bidder. The property to be sold as one complete purchase.

Felder, Tyler (Unit #88)
3003 Bragg St
Bossier City, La 71111
Suit case, sofa, loveseat, box of shoes, bedding and throw pillows

La Toya Collins
410 Lincoln Ave

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