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March 7th, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, March 17, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1173: Application for Conditional Use Permit (church)
Applicant: Steve and Noula Rodakis
Location: 2508 Kavanaugh Road

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA BY CHANGING CERTAIN OF THE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES PROVIDED FOR THEREIN.
Case No. 1172: Application to Rezone (from R-25 One Family Residential to B-2 Light Business)
Applicant: Donna F. Belcher, Dawn F. Colvin, Dianne F. Andries, Donald J. Allen, Sandra C. Allen, James F. Smith, George B. Smith, Esma H. Smith, Richard W. Smith, Thomas P. Smith, William C. Smith, Carmelite G. Smith

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, March 17, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1172: Application to Rezone (from R-25 One Family Residential to B-2 Light Business)
Applicant: Donna F. Belcher, Dawn F. Colvin, Dianne F. Andries, Donald J Allen, Sandra C Allen, James F. Smith, George B. Smith, Esma H, Smith, Richard W. Smith, Thomas P. Smith, William C. Smith, Carmelite G. Smith

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Mrs. Ethel Odelia Rinehart

Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Odelia Rinehart, age 80 of Vernon, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday March 9, 2014 at Vernon Baptist Church.  Officiating the service will be Rev. Gerald Nelson. Burial will follow in Vernon Cemetery in Vernon under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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March 6th

Mr. Lloyd “ BoBo” Arness Byrnside

Funeral services for Mr. Lloyd “ BoBo” Arness Byrnside, age 52 of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, March 7, 2014 at Hico Baptist Church in Hico. Officiating the service will be Rev. Don Cardin. Burial will follow in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

Mr. Byrnside was born October 24, 1961 in El Dorado to Floyd Byrnside and Martha Dukes Byrnside. He died at his home in Dubach March 5, 2014. He was a member of Hico Baptist Church. In his spare time, Mr. Byrnside enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

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James E. (Cotton) Fuller

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Funeral services for James E. (Cotton) Fuller, age 97, of Dubach, La will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, March 7, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Dubach, La. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Barry Joyner and Rev. B. K. Miller. Interment will follow at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Cotton was born in Dubach, La. on February 8, 1917 and passed away March 4, 2014.

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Chase comes to a crashing halt

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Thanks to a PIT maneuver by local officials, a law enforcement pursuit, which began in Ouachita Parish, came to a stop near the Ruston Civic Center on Wednesday morning.
At approximately 10:22 a.m., the Ruston Police Department was made aware that a vehicle pursuit from Ouachita Parish was approaching the city limits of Ruston.
According to the arrest report from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department, deputies had responded to the Excel Mart in reference to a shoplifting complaint.

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Bathroom vent overheats, causes blaze

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Ruston Fire Department was called to Skokie Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for smoke showing from a duplex apartment. Firefighters arrived to find Ruston Police Department officers on scene. Officers had already searched the apartment, and no occupants were found. The fire was found in the attic area by firefighters and quickly extinguished. The smoke was cleared and all hot spots were tended. Thirteen Ruston Firefighters were on scene along with four fire trucks, one command unit and several staff vehicles.

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Furry fun to take place Saturday

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Residents of Lincoln Parish, it’s time to have some fun and bonding time with man’s best friend.
Ruston Parks and Recreation will host their eighth annual Furry Fun Walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Huckleberry Trails Park and Nature Area.
The community is strongly encouraged to come out with their dogs. It is a noncompetitive event and includes a mile walk. Also, this is a time for the community to socialize with other pet owners. Each year there are roughly 200 participants.

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Future leaders help can child hunger

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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lincoln is now in its 27th year and has graduated more than 400 Ruston-Lincoln individuals.
Each class comes up with a group project that benefits the community. During one of their classes, the current participants learned that Christian Community Action (CCA) tends to run out of food during the summer when children are not being fed at local schools and decided that together with their friends and neighbors they can make a difference.

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