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November 22nd, 2012

Burr signs on with McNeese State

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Jamaya Burr (center) of Ruston High School recently signed an NCAA national letter-of-intent to play basketball at McNeese State University. Attending the ceremony held at RHS were (left) Bearcats’ assistant coach Byron Hill and head coach Chris Bush. Burr, a 5-11 guard, was a first-team All-District 2-5A and All-Area pick as a junior during the 2011-12 season and an honorable mention all-league choice as a sophomore.

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Ruston girls tip off tourney with wins

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Ruston High’s girls took wins over Delhi High and Monroe St. Frederick’s during early round action of this week’s Grady Jones basketball tournament being hosted by St. Frederick’s.
Deantria Wright had 14 points, Latansia Waldon 10 points and Adaiza Austin eight points to lead the Lady Bearcas against Delhi.
Pacing the way against Sst. Frederick’s were Aaliyah Jones with nine steals, Waldon with 10 points and Destiny Bryant and Wright with nine each.

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A family celebrates Thanksgiving

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When Skip and Carolyn Russell think of Thanksgiving, the first thing that comes to mind for them is family. For the Russells, family is everything. They have six children and 12 grandchildren.
They are privileged to celebrate every Thanksgiving with their entire family. Four of their children live in Ruston, while the other two live out of town.

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From the kitchen of Lee Ann Fields Cathy Judd

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Easy Roasted Veggies
Ingredients
• 5 cups assorted vegetable pieces cut in chunks (potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, turnips, carrots, onions and mushrooms), add any vegetables of your choice (broccoli, asparagus, bell pepper, tomatoes, etc.)
• 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
• 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
• 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/8 teaspoon salt
Directions
• Heat oven to 425 degrees
• Line a 9-by-13 pan with aluminum foil.
• Spread vegetables in pan. Sprinkle oil on vegetables. Stir. Sprinkle with seasoning, pepper and salt. Stir.

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From the kitchen of Lee Ann Fields

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Marinated Vegetable Salad
Ingredients
• 3 cups English peas
• 1 cup Shoepeg
corn
• 1 jar pimentos
• 1/2 cup celery
• 1/2 cup bell pepper
• 1/2 cup green onionsMarinade
• 1/3 cup oil
• 3/4 cup vinegar
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• 1 teaspoon of black pepper
Directions:
Mix marinade and bring to
a boil. When marinade is
cool, put over vegetable
mixture and put in refrigerator.
It is better if you let
it stand overnight before
serving.
Sweet Potato Pie
Ingredients
• 6 sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
• 1 1/2 cups butter
• 1 1/2 cups white sugar
• 3 eggs

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William Arthur Larance

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Funeral services for Mr. William Arthur Larance, age 75, of Dubach will be held at 11:00 AM Friday November 23, 2012 at New Prospect Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Mickey Manning and Rev. Michael Sammons. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Larance was born May 10, 1937 and passed away at his residence in Hilly on November 20, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Blake and Loraine Larance; brother: Joel Larance; and brother-in-law: Hamp Bussey.

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Marjorie “Marty” Beatty Mitchell

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Funeral service for Marjorie “Marty” Beatty Mitchell of Ruston will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, November 24, 2012 in Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity Methodist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Brian Mercer and Rev. Rolly Walker. Interment will follow at Greenwood cemetery under the direction of the Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Marjorie Beatty Mitchell died on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the age of 91 years.

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- 11 - TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket No. 12-721

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Docket No. 12-721
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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- 10 - TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket No. 12-720

- 10 - TERRYVILLE FIELD
Docket No. 12-720
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

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November 21st

An increased tax break for veterans?

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The Lincoln Parish Police Jury tackled a couple of issues last week during their regular monthly meeting.
Action was taken to move one step closer to allowing local voters to decide whether they want to increase the homestead exemption of veterans with a 100 percent service-connected disability rating.
Residents who both own and occupy their property are eligible for a homestead exemption of up to $75,000 of the value of the property.

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