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Rose, Hohlt to marry Sept. 17

Charlie and Susan Rose, of Minden, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Laci Brooke Rose to Adam Wade Hohlt, son of Rick and Jamie Hohlt, of Ruston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Donald Ruthrauff and the late Doris Ruthrauff of Dallas, Texas, and Roy Rose and the late Lillian Grace Rose, of Wichita, Kan.

Adam is the grandson of Harold and Marjorie Wisecarver, of Marion, and the late Herbert Hohlt, Betty Watson and the late Clayton Watson, of Shreveport.

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Collie, Lindsay plan fall wedding ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Collie, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Jessica Lee Collie, of Ruston, to Timothy Ryan Lindsay, of Weston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edna L. Franklin, of Ruston, the late James L. “Bo” Franklin and Mr. and Mrs. Wyman Lee Collie, of Gilbert. She is a 2002 alumna of Ruston High School and attended Louisiana Tech University. Jessica is employed as a special education paraprofessional at Glen View Elementary and as a pre-k teacher with Temple Baptist Church WEEKday program.

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McDonald, Hull to exchange vows

Kyle and Tisdale McDonald, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of Tisdale Blair McDonald to James Andrew Hull, of Greenwood, Miss.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of A.W. and Diane McDonald of Stonewall, and the late Herschel and Susie Jo Knight. She is a 2005 Ruston High alumna, graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2009 and also received an MBA in 2010.Blair is employed with Argent Financial Group.

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Agent booked for theft

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A Ruston financial agent has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $124,000 from an 81-year-old client.
Achillea Kirkikis, 32, of Ruston, was booked into the Caddo Parish Correctional Center on Monday on a charge of felony theft. His bond was set at $250,276.
According to a news release from the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Kirkikis was a financial agent for a Shreveport man, from whom he allegedly stole more than $124,055.

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Man seriously injured

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Crash backs up interstate traffic for miles
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Westbound traffic on Interstate 20 backed up for miles Thursday morning following a rollover accident between Ruston and Grambling.
Responders from the Ruston Fire Department, Lincoln Parish Fire Department, Grambling Fire Department, Ruston Police, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police worked for around an hour to free a worker for the Bienville Parish Police Jury who was driving the truck.

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OMV to move downtown

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Service fee expected to provide rent for Police Jury

The Lincoln Parish Office of Motor Vehicles will soon have a new home.
After a year sitting vacant, the space that housed Movie Gallery in the old County Market building will be filled by the motor vehicle office, which is now located on Louisiana Highway 33. The Lincoln Parish Police Jury, which owns the building, approved the cooperative endeavor agreement with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles during their monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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Missing children returned

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Three arrested on kidnapping charges
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Three Ruston residents were charged with kidnapping after they reportedly turned themselves in to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office this morning.
Elke Victoria Deason, 19, and Elke Salome Deason, 52, both of 294 Tarbutton Road Lot No. 2, have both been charged with two counts of simple kidnapping. Kendrick Tyrell Harris, 17, also of 294 Tarbutton Road Lot 2, has been charged with aggravated kidnapping.

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Sewer work continues

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City of Ruston Water Utilities Operations Manager Troy Whitman and Riley Company project engineer Bob Myers stop by to look at the progress of JABAR Construction in installing new sewer lines on Park Avenue. Sewer line work on Park Avenue and Monroe Street is expected to wrap up today. On Monday or Tuesday, workers are expected to begin installing new sewer lines on West Mississippi Avenue between Trenton and Monroe streets. Whitman said the street’s eastbound lane will likely be closed for about two weeks, but the contractor will work with the merchants to keep some parking spots open.

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‘RFK’ to highlight theater scene

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“RFK” will be performed Aug. 19 and Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Norton Building on Mississippi Avenue. “RFK,” the second and final performance of the B & B Theatre’s debut season, is a one-man show centered around the last four years of Robert F. Kennedy’s life, beginning shortly after brother John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and ending with Robert Kennedy’s death.
Performing as Robert F. Kennedy will be Paul Crook, professor of theatre at Louisiana Tech University and co-founder of the B & B Theatre.

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‘RFK’ to highlight theater scene

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“RFK” will be performed Aug. 19 and Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Norton Building on Mississippi Avenue. “RFK,” the second and final performance of the B & B Theatre’s debut season, is a one-man show centered around the last four years of Robert F. Kennedy’s life, beginning shortly after brother John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and ending with Robert Kennedy’s death.
Performing as Robert F. Kennedy will be Paul Crook, professor of theatre at Louisiana Tech University and co-founder of the B & B Theatre.

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