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January 8th, 2014

Mayor emphasizes collaboration

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When Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth was notified several weeks ago that the city is in line for an additional $4 million from the state for the Tarbutton Road interchange project, he was quick to thank other governmental entities and the local legislative delegation for their help with getting the project to where it is.
“We have accomplished much because of an emphasis on comprehensive planning, a willingness on the part of … city officials to emphasize the regional importance of Ruston and thus to collaborate with other local governments,” Hollingsworth said.

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Techsters to open C-USA play

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After a dozen years in the Western Athletic Conference, Louisiana Tech will get its first taste of life in Conference USA when the Lady Techsters host Southern Mississippi at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Head coach Teresa Weatherspoon who is in her sixth season on the Tech sideline knows that playing in the new league poses some obstacles.

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Nalborska ranked 15th in ITA Southern Region

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Louisiana Tech’s Joanna Nalborska has been ranked 15th in the ITA Division I Southern Region rankings, released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
The sophomore is coming off an impressive fall season where she advanced to the singles finals of three different tournaments, taking home the flight one singles at the NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite.
The Warsaw, Poland native also reached the Round of 16 at the ITA Southern Regionals with back-to-back straight set wins, 6-0, 6-1 over Ariel Morton of LSU and 6-2, 6-3 over Marija Milutinovic of Ole Miss.

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Robert (Bob) George Peper

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Robert (Bob) George Peper, 62, passed away peacefully at his beloved farm and home in Choudrant, Louisiana on Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born July 16, 1951 in Berlington, Wisconsin to George and Beverly (Haan) Peper. Bob was preceded in death by his wife Kathy (Ziaya) whom he married in January, 1971 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Bob was an avid adventurer. He and Kathy were fortunate enough to have opportunity to live in such beautiful states as Wisconsin, Alaska, Texas, and Louisiana. In Louisiana, Bob, owned and operated the dairy equipment company, Beaver Creek Enterprises.

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John J. “Mickey” McHale

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Funeral services for John J. “Mickey” McHale, age 76, of Ruston will be held Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston. Officiating the service will be The Reverend Bill Easterling. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. McHale was born July 29, 1937 and passed away January 6, 2014. Mickey loved his God and his church. He was an active member of The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston. He also loved his family and adored his wife.

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SEALED BIDS

SEALED BIDS for the following will be received by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Procurement Section, Headquarters Administration Building, 1201 Capitol Access Road, 4th Floor East Wing S-447, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, Telephone number (225/379-1444) until 10:00 A.M., FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014. No bids will be accepted after this hour. At 10:00 A.M. of the same day and date, they will be publicly opened and read in the Headquarters Administration Building, 4th Floor East Wing S-447. SOLICITATION/RFx NUMBER 3000002401

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Larry Robinson, have been convicted of 261 (2) (PRIOR CODE) RAPE BY FORCE/FEAR on Oct. 1, 1973
My address is: 1609 W. California APT 34, Ruston, LA 71270
Race: Black
Sex: Male
DOB: 06/04/1942
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 168 lbs
Hair Color: Gray
Eye Color: Brown
2td: January 7 & 8, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of or has any other information concerning IRA LEE GOREE please contact M. SHANE FREDERICK, Attorney at Law, 207 Frazier Road, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-550-6154 (office), 318-251-5103 (facsimile).
3td: January 8, 9, 10, 2014

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RUSTON FIELD Docket No. 14-53

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RUSTON FIELD Docket No. 14-53
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014, upon the application of WILDHORSE RESOURCES, LLC.

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January 7th

Tim Parker rises to Deputy Chief position

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Recent promotions at the Ruston Police Department have resulted in the former Capt. Tim Parker rising to a higher rank.
After taking over patrol operations in November 2012, Parker was just recently promoted from the rank of Captain to Deputy Chief of Police.
“It was unexpected to me,” Parker said. “Being in this position allows me to be more involved in our day-to-day operations.”
Parker said the position of deputy chief of police is a civil service position and anyone who has served on the force for at least seven years that holds a certain rank can apply for the job.

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