Put aside the angst over Obamacare and focus for a few minutes on Louisiana’s all-new, slimmed down plan to take care of its own poor and uninsured. Yep, Jindalcare is upon us, and it’s likely to shutter services to people who need them the most.
The Jindal administration has imposed two-thirds of the recent round of federal Medicaid cuts on the LSU Health System, that network of public hospitals and clinics that takes care of the state’s most needy citizens, and also provides hard-to-get specialized care even to those who can pay.
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Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 9:15am
A graveside service for Jasper Alton Westbrook Jr., 69, was held at Pines Memorial Gardens in Ruston on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
Jay was born in Ruston, LA on March 12 ,1943 and died in McAllen, TX on July 12, 2012. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army. His service medals include two Silver Stars, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 9:13am
United States Navy Helicopter Air Crewman 1stClass, JOSEPH PATRICK NEWMAN (JP) FITZMORRIS, 31, of Ruston, Louisiana, was killed July 19th in Oman, when his MH-53E Sea Dragon, assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 stationed at Norfolk, VA, crashed during a downed aircraft recovery operation of another helicopter, approximately 58 miles southwest of the capital city of Muscat.
ASSESSOR'S LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that I have completed the listings of all property in the Parish of Lincoln and have estimated the values thereon, and that said listing will be exposed in the Lincoln Parish Assessor's Office during office hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Complex, 307 N. Homer St., Ruston, Louisiana for public inspection and correction for a period of 15 days, beginning August 15, 2012. Any taxpayer desiring to examine his assessment is required to call at the Assessor's Office during said 15 day period.
Pam C. Jones, CLA