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Hoffmans mark 60 years of marriage

Charles Ellzy and Betty Ponder Hoffman celebrated their 60th anniversary Jan. 14-16 with family.

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Washingtons celebrate 50 years marriage

Willie Edward and Precious Lee Washington of Ruston celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 6.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, PROMETHEUS POTTS have been convicted of CARNAL KNOWLEDGE in the 3rd Judicial District Court. My address is 1600 MCALLISTER STREET, RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
DOB: 1/16/1974
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 210 lbs
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Scars, tattoos, other identifying marks:
TATTOO on Right forearm - JACKIE
TATTOO on Right Shoulder - P
2td:January 17 & 18, 2011

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Martha Lynn Ferguson

Funeral services for Martha Lynn Ferguson, age 56, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Mike Joyner. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Clay, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Ferguson was born November 24, 1954 and passed away April 15, 2011 following a lengthy illness. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Rev. P.A. Edmiston and Margie Edmiston; and her father: Scott Smith; and mother: Betty E. Smith. Mrs. Ferguson was a member of Mt.

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Conny “Tube” Pearce

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Funeral services will be held for Conny “Tube” Pearce at First Baptist Church Arcadia, on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Jeff Hoffman and Dr. George Steerre will officiate. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church on Monday January 17, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The interment will follow at the Alabama cemetery. Mr. Pearce was born December 2, 1949 in Magnolia, Ar, to James Everette and Zettie Houck Pearce. He entered into rest on January 15, 2011 in Arcadia. Mr. Pearce was a member of the First Baptist Church of Arcadia.

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Lunnie Colvin Grafton

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Funeral services for Lunnie Colvin Grafton, 96, of Dubach will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at New Prospect Baptist Church near Dubach with Rev. Mickey Manning and Dr. Andrew H. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, 1187 Pine Grove Church Road, near Bernice under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be held Monday, January 17, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Joseph Franklin O’Neal

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Joseph Franklin O’Neal, 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at Delhi Presbyterian Church, Delhi, LA, with Rev. Paul Lipe officiating. Interment will follow at Sibley Cemetery, Sibley, LA (Lincoln Parish). The family will receive friends for visitation at the church, one hour prior to the service. Surrounded by his family, he died peacefully at his home on January 15, 2011, in Shreveport, where he has lived for the past three years and prior to this time, having lived sixty-five years in Delhi, LA.

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‘One Nation, One Dream’

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NAACP banquet, scholarship dinner draws 500 to Civic Center
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“One Nation, One Dream,” was the theme for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s annual scholarship dinner and membership drive Saturday.

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Lincoln Parish says goodbye to community leader

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Many Lincoln Parish residents spent Sunday fondly remembering the life of Thermon Holstead after he was laid to rest Saturday at Douglas Cemetery.

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Library board considers week-long closure

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Monies remain from Events Center work
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The Lincoln Parish Library later this year may close its doors a full week for the first time in recent history.

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