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December 4th

Aldermen all on board for Amtrak

There’s no doubt about it, Ruston is a railroad town. The community was founded in 1883 after construction of the first rail line from Shreveport to Monroe.
Over the years, the coming of both freight service and passenger service helped Ruston grow until eventually it became the parish seat. At its peak, in the early 1900s, the young community sported six rail depots, several downtown hotels and a list of businesses that either began or flourished because of the railroad.

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McAllister to earn 5th district's respect

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Vance McAllister used to say with some pride that he had never been to Washington, D. C. He can’t say that anymore.
Two days after voters in the Lincoln Parish-inclusive 5th Congressional District elected him to fill former U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander’s unexpired term, McAllister was in the Capitol city, preparing to be sworn in.

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Ms. India Anne Reeveas

A graveside service for Ms. India Anne Reeveas, age 68 of Ruston, will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Ruston. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. India will be missed greatly and her memory cherished by her family and friends. Mrs. Reeveas was born on September, 16, 1945 and went home to the Lord on December 1, 2013. India is preceded in death by her Father Archie B. Dowdle Jr. and mother Claudia Anne Dowdle.She is survived by two daughters and six grandchildren.

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Rev. Homer Vernon Bailes

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Funeral services for Rev. Homer Vernon Bailes, age 91, of Ruston, LA will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Hulen Warren. Committal service will follow at 3:00 PM in the Coulee Bethel Cemetery in Campti, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Bailes was born May 8, 1922 and passed away December 2, 2013, and is now reunited with his precious wife; Mary Margaret; and daughter; Mary who preceded him in death. Rev.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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PROPOSED 2014 BUDGET

PROPOSED 2014 BUDGET

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
The proposed Budget of the LINCOLN PARISH ASSESSOR for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 has been prepared. The Budget is available for public inspection. A public hearing on the proposed Budget shall be held on December 13, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Lincoln Parish Office.
November 27, 2013
Shelia Bordelon, Assessor
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES, located at 821 West California Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the units indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit #-0138
Richard Rudolph Fisher P. O. Box 868, Grambling, LA 71245
T.V., Office chair, Table, File cabinet, Printer, Two Fans, Bookcase, End Table, Computer.
Unit #-0201

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AMENDED 2013 BUDGET

AMENDED 2013 BUDGET

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December 3rd

Fatality on Hwy. 80

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Pedestrian dead in 1-car crash in Grambling

A Houston woman was killed in what was originally believed to be a car crash with a deer.
At approximately 1 a.m. Monday, Grambling Police responded to the 7500 block of U.S.
Highway 80 in Grambling for an alleged vehicle crash with a deer. According to information from the GPD, Ebony Glover, 22, of the 100 block of Neal Street in Ruston, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 80 when she struck what she thought was a deer standing in the roadway.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered the vehicle had actually struck a pedestrian.

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