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Kenneth Armond “Jake” Martin

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Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Armond “Jake” Martin, age 82 of Ruston, will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Known throughout Ruston as “Jake,” he was a proud father, grand-father, and veteran. Jake spent his life in service to family, community and country. He is remembered as Ruston’s official Santa Claus, Sunday school teacher, gumbo chef, or electrician.

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Mary Claire Bryant Simpson

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Mary Claire Bryant Simpson, age 96 of Ruston, died Friday September 14, 2012. Mimi - as she was known to family - was born August 30, 1916. Services will be held at 3:00 pm Monday September 17, 2012 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until service time. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston. Rev. Larry Emory and Rev. Drew Spillers will officiate the service.

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Howard Lyles, Jr.

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Funeral services for Mr. Howard Lyles, Jr, age 64, of Dubach, LA will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden.
Interment will follow at Unionville Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Lyles was born October 18, 1948 in Ruston, LA and passed away September 13, 2012 in Dubach, LA following a brief Illness.

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PUBLIC NOTICE City of Grambling

PUBLIC NOTICE
City of Grambling
Grambling, Louisiana
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the following Ordinances will be considered for adoption:
ORDINANCE NO. 090602012-1
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO REPEAL THE EXISTING DILAPIDATED AND DANGEROUS BUILDINGS ORDINANCE AND TO ADOPT A NEW BUILDING ABATEMENT ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND ABATEMENT OF DILAPIDATED AND DANGEROUS BUILDINGS.
ORDINANCE NO. 090602012-2

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THE FOLLOWING Ordinances were adopted by: CITY OF GRAMBLING STATE OF LOUISIANA ORDINANCE NO. 0809012-12

THE FOLLOWING Ordinances were adopted by: CITY OF GRAMBLING STATE OF LOUISIANA
ORDINANCE NO. 0809012-12
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO ANNEX PROPERTY INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF GRAMBLING

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PUBLIC HEARING VILLAGE OF SIMSBORO TOWN HALL

PUBLIC HEARING VILLAGE OF SIMSBORO TOWN HALL
2742 MARTHA STREET P.O. BOX
SIMSBORO, LA. 71275
6:00 P.M. ORDINANCE NO. 04-12
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SEWER RATE ORDINANCE DATED OCTOBER 1, 2006
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Aldermen of the Village of Simsboro, Louisiana which convened in a regular called session on this 6th day of September, 2012, to review this amendment to the Sewer Ordinance of 2006. This amendment change as follows is based on water consumption:
Current rate $18.00 all customers - residential and commercial

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LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9, 4759, notice is hereby given, that TOWER STORAGE, LLC, located at 131 Burgessville Road, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the unit indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit # 105 Carla Jackson 241 Stadium Dr.
Grambling, LA 71245
Contents:
Miscellaneous boxes, clothes, TV, ect.
DATE OF SALE: September 24, 2012 at 11:00A.M. for cash at public auction to the last and highest bidder.

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Round dancing the weekend away

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The Louisiana Round Dance Teachers Association held its 30th annual Weekend Round Dance Convention at the Trinity United Methodist Church Sept 14-15. Along with the opportunity to take part in choreographed ballroom dancing, there were also workshops held Saturday morning and afternoon.

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Time to consider

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Decision delayed on new zoning ordinance

Due to some residents’ concerns, the Ruston City Council will not be voting on the new proposed zoning ordinances in October.
Instead, action has been pushed back until the November council meeting.
“This is to provide more time for public input and any modifications,” Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth said. “We had a request from a group of people who felt like they didn’t have time to look at it, so it was decided that it should be pushed back at least another 30 days.”
Planning and Zoning Commission Chair Travis DeFreese said the zoning code consideration has also been taken off the agenda for Monday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting and will instead be considered at their next meeting.

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