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March 29th, 2017

FATHER BLANE O'NEILL

Father Blane O”Neill, O.F.M., 92, of Ruston, LA died on March 28, 2017. Service is 9:00 AM on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ruston, LA Interment will follow at St. Paschal’s Cemetery in West Monroe, LA. Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM on Monday, April 3, 2017 at St. Thomas Catholic Church. A prayer Service will be at 6:00 PM in English and 8:00 PM in Spanish. Under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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JOSEPH SPANN

Joseph Spann, age 60 of Ruston died March 26, 2017. Services are incomplete under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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PUBLIC HEARING

The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grambling, Monday, April 3, 2017, at 5:00 P.M. in Grambling City Hall, 127 King Street.
Application for: Rezone from R1- One Family Residential to R2 - Multiple Family Residential
LOT 1 -0.599 ACRE: Parcel #19183000140 (126 College Avenue)
LOT 2 - 0.333 ACRE: Parcel #19183000239 (Murdock Street)

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Life Choices opens doors on new facility

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March has been a busy month for a local nonprofit ministry.
Life Choices of North Central Louisiana recently moved to its newly-remodeled facility on Belue Lane near Green Clinic.
The 7,000 square foot facility opened up greatly needed space Life Choices Director Kathleen Richard said. She said the plan is to also increase services this year.

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Tech grows TEAM model

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Students and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education recently visited several elementary and secondary school sites in Caddo Parish to advance the model for their highly successful and innovative Teacher Educators and Mentors clinical residency program.

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Reader writes about Camp Minden

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There are several reasons I am in support for amending ESI’s contract to keep the Closed Combustion Chamber at Camp Minden; and in my professional opinion, here’s why:
First, I have 40-plus years of scientific, environmental and health experience.
I have been a member of the Concerned Citizens and Technical Committee for this project since the beginning.
I worked with members of the Technical Committee to study and choose the method of disposal of the M6. ESI was chosen for the work.

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Moving the other Ruston forward

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A few blocks from Ruston’s City Hall, shrouded in a thick stand of bamboo, is a tent. A homeless person lives there.
Drive down the street a bit further and you’re in a food desert. There’s no sign; the topography is no different than any place else in town. But based on U.S. Department of Agriculture standards, the people who live in desert don’t have adequate access to good food.
They either live too far from a major grocery store or they don’t have transportation to get there.

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Big Event makes a big difference

Once a year students from Louisiana Tech and Grambling State Universities come together for a day of volunteering and cleanup — The Big Event.
This year, the Big Event was held March 25, and more than 1,700 volunteers showed up to show their love for Lincoln Parish, said Mackenzie Potts, Tech Student Government Association president.
“We had about 1,700 volunteers show up to help with the Big Event, and we had about 100 job sites in Lincoln Parish,” Potts said. “We went to places like Choudrant and Dubach, so we could also help places outside of the cities.”

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GSU Migos concert set

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After months of anticipation, Grambling State University students found out a few days ago one of the nation’s most popular singing rap groups would be performing at their school.
Migos is scheduled to perform Thursday at the Fredrick D. Hobdy Assembly Center.
Migos concert tickets can run $60 to $100 and more,but tickets are $35 for the GSU concert.
GSU annually has spring concerts with big name acts.
Dillard University student Margeret Acuaye plans to be there, coming in from New Orleans. Melanie Graves is traveling to Louisiana from the University of Missouri.

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NAMI Ruston provides support, emergency numbers

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In these trying times, you may be seeking a mental health service or care provider.
Know what type of treatment or care you need, and then you will know what type of service or which provider to search for.
Listed below are crisis helplines and other local emergency numbers, along with local mental health and other complementary service providers.
Crisis Helplines
Police, who will contact the Crisis Intervention Team, if needed, and emergency (fire, police and ambulance) 911 or check local listing.
• Behavioral Health Clinic Hotline (800) 256-2522.

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