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December 11th

Fobbs could bring brighter future

Congratulations to Grambling State University for making what will hopefully be the right move in one of the most important hires ever for the recently beleaguered parish college.
After the most tumultuous football season the school has ever seen, with three different men serving as head coach from the first game to last, the school looked to one of its own to try and restore the luster of the once shining beacon of college football.

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Virtual wall honors veterans

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Billy Ray Marshall had been in South Vietnam just more than five months when he died from hostile fire on Nov. 20, 1969 in Long An Province. Marshall was 23 years old.
Lonnie Bridges was 20 when he died on Feb. 8, 1969, in Long Khanh Province. He was less than a month into his tour of duty.
Billy Neal Johnston Jr. had been in South Vietnam less than four months when he was wounded by gunfire in Quang Ngai Province on May 21, 1970. The 22-year-old was declared dead several months later.
Jimmy Lee Howard was only 19 when he died on Oct. 20, 1968, in Thua Thien Province.

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Lamar Watts Colvin

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Memorial services for Lamar Watts Colvin, age 84, of Dubach will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Dubach First Baptist Church in Dubach, LA with Rev. Barry Joyner officiating the service. Lamar was born in Unionville, LA on January 12, 1929 and died December 4, 2013 in Ruston, LA at Alpine Guest Care. He was a faithful member of Dubach First Baptist Church all his life, serving on the board of deacons and a longtime Bible Study teacher and choir member.

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Maxine Bradley Mayer

Maxine Bradley Mayer passed away at her home in Richardson, Texas, on December 3, 2013. Funeral was at Restland Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas on December 5, 2013.
Maxine was born in Ruston, Louisiana on October 3, 1923 to parents Max Bradley and Annie Mae Thompson Bradley. Maxine grew up in Ruston and married James R. Mayer of Shreveport, Louisiana. They had four children: James Reade Mayer, Jr., David Mayer (deceased), Ruth Anne Mayer Brown, and Mark Mayer. She is also survived by one brother, James (Buddy) Bradley of Ruston, Louisiana.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the city of Grambling will conduct a Public Hearing on ordinances that were introduced on December 5, 2013; the Public Hearing will be Thursday, December 19, 2013, for the following:
Ordinance #0125013-1
ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE PROPOSED BUDGET OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2014, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2014, FOR THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA

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November 7 meeting

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Monthly Meeting November 7, 2013 MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING
Mayor Edward Jones opened the Public Hearing of the City of Grambling on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.; the purpose of the public hearing was to get input from the citizens concerning the following:
ORDINANCE NO: 010032013
AN ORDINANCE, TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF BOTTLE/BYOB CLUBS WITHIN THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, LOUISANA AND REPEAL ALL PRIOR ORDINANCES TO THE CONTRARY.
The Mayor received the following concerns:

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UNITED STATES MARSHAL’S SALE

LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Kenneth W. White, have been convicted of 14:81 INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH JUVENILES on July 29, 1998 - Place of Conviction: 03RD JUD. DIST. DA OFFICE
My address is: 419 E FLORIDA AVE, RUSTON, LA 71270
Race: Black
Sex: Male
DOB: 12/01/78
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 205 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: December 11 and 12, 2013

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December 10th

Home on Elam Street engulfed

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At approximately 6:30 a.m. today the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Elam Street off of Beacon Light Road.
Reportedly, LPFD requested help from the Ruston Fire Department as well as Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department to assist in putting out the house fire.
There were no injuries reported during the fire.
As of press time, firefighters were still on the scene, and more in depth information was unavailable.

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Local man shows others determination

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When one looks at Kris Hood, they first see a strong, young man. After spending a few minutes with him, one will see that his right hand is impaired. But, don’t let that cause the assumption that he is handicapped because of it. He has a job, and is a volunteer for the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1. He leads a busy life regardless of any impairment he might have.
Hood, 21, said he has lived in Louisiana his entire life.
“I am originally from Saline,” Hood said. “I moved to Ruston a few years ago just for a change in scenery.”

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