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May 16th, 2014

Downsville Charter defeated in semifinal

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SULPHUR — Downsville Charter School watched an early lead evaporate Thursday as the Demons fell 9-2 to Claiborne Christian in Class C baseball semifinal action at McMurray Park.
Corey Antley’s RBI single and Matthew Thomas’ RBI double put DCS up 2-0 in the first inning, but it was all Crusaders from there as CC reliever Wesley Drake entered the game during the second inning and threw a shutout the rest of the way, allowing only five hits one walk while fanning nine Demons.
Drake provided much of his own offense, batting two-for three with a double and two RBIs.

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Safety is a top summer concern

Although the past few days have not been ideal for a great summer outing, the season for fun is just around the corner.
In less than a week, school will be out and children will be enjoying the benefits of fresh air and the outdoors.
Many local organizations have already begun their summer fun and have hosted events on the weekends for parents and children alike to enjoy.
But with the enjoyment of summertime also comes the need for raising awareness of summer safety.

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Going for your dreams

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I remember seven years ago contemplating what my future would hold. It hadn’t been very long since I made the ultimate decision to not attend The Citadel.
For those of you not familiar with the school, it is a public military college located in Charleston, S.C., that is equivalent to attending Annapolis or West Point — the way it was put to me back then was Annapolis was for the Navy, West Point was for the Army and The Citadel was for those wanting to join the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation.

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The time for peachy art is almost here

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Weekend offers chance to view Pinkston’s art, chorus school set for Thursday
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It’s almost time for NCLAC’s 27th Annual Peach Art Exhibit! Artists of all ages may enter their artwork into the show on June 19 at the Ruston Civic Center.
Every year this is a fantastic showing of our region’s talent, including crafts, photography, paintings and drawings.

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Club News: Pierian Club

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Spring flowers led the way through a wooded area to the beautiful home of Mary Ayres. She invited members into the Easter decorated great room. Co-hostesses, Carol Young, Beverly Sherman and Virginia Cook, helped serve refreshments while members visited.

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ExxonMobil Foundation, employees show support for Tech

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Louisiana Tech University has received a generous gift of more than $168,000 from the ExxonMobil Foundation, as a part of its 2013 Educational Matching Program, to advance the Foundation’s efforts to support students and teachers in improving math and science education across the nation.

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James (Jim) Brulte'

A celebration of the life of James (Jim) Brulte' age 62 of Simsboro will be held Monday, May 18, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Simsboro, LA.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 23 years: Terry Brulte' of Simsboro; daughters: Monica Brulte' Comeaux , and Nicole Brulte'; and several precious grandchildren; sisters: Adrel Chapman and Brenda Brulte'; and many other family and friends.

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John Paul Durrett

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Funeral services to honor the life of John Paul Durrett, 84, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Gevan Spinney. Interment will follow in Simsboro, LA. The family will receive guests on Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Gary Wayne Westbrook, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 W. Mississippi Ave., Ste 306, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, (318)255-9299
2td: May 16, 2014

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THE REGULAR Meeting

THE REGULAR Meeting of the City of Grambling Planning and Zoning Committee will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at the Grambling City Hall and Community Center located at 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana.
1td: May 16, 2014

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