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July 22nd, 2017

Texas-sized big bass

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Terry Davis os Chatham landed this 13.39 pound bass he caught on Texas’ Lake Fork in October of last year.

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Booth, Lepore celebrate wedding

Martha Claire Booth and Loren Spencer Lepore were united in holy matrimony during a 6 o’clock wedding on July 1, 2017 at Brown Chapel of Centenary College. The bride’s uncle, Reverend Jay Hogewood officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Scott Booth and Kathryn James Booth, of Bossier City. She is the granddaughter of the late Ben James and Margaret Ann James, of Ruston; and Robert and Lucille Booth, of Shreveport. The groom is the son of Brad Lepore and Julie Smith, of Shreveport.

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Pet of the Week

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Meet Rex. He is a German Shepherd mix looking for his forever home. Rex is up-to-date on shots, heart worm negative and knows basic commands. Rex was abandoned by his owner, and is sad without a family to love. Come see him at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road. Their hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed Sunday and open by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-3647 for more information.

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McGehee, Woods unite in matrimony

Miss Mary Michael McGehee and Mr. Jake Thomas Woods were united in marriage at 11 a.m. on June 3 at the home of Tom and Dell Jones, in Ruston, Louisiana.

The ceremony was officiated by Kevin Flattmann of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Music for the ceremony was provided by Brittany McGehee, Carly Taylor, and Jason Saucer. The bride’s parents hosted a buffet lunch on the grounds catered by The Upper Crust. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Bridge Community Church in Ruston, Louisiana.

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Club News: 7.23.17

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Top: Lion Wayne Harris, left, was presented the “Founders” award by Lion President Alan Brown. The award is given in recognition of Harris’s fund raising leadership over the past year.
Bottom: State Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, was the speaker at a recent Ruston Lions Club meeting. Shadoin represesents District 12. He briefed the club on some of the many legislative sessions in which he has served in his current term.

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Church News: 7.23.17

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
China Grove Missionary

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July 21st

JOYCE S. BRUCE

Joyce S. Bruce, 84, of Ruston passed away on July 17, 2017. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 10:30 AM in the Chapel of Temple Baptist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Gary Kleinpeter and Dr. Reggie Bridges will officiate. Burial will be in Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation will be Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10:00 until the service at the church.

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ROBERT FINLEY

Funeral Services for Robert Finley (74) will be held Saturday July 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM at the Blooming Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Lester Sims Pastor/Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Pleasant Hill Memorial Garden in Spearsville. Visitation will be held Friday July 21, 2017 from 2 TILL 6PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., August 15, 2017 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Custodial Services for Lambright Sports & Wellness Center (50012-380-18):
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., August 14, 2017 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Clinical Video Observation & Archival System (50012-379-18):
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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