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May 19th, 2017

Health Fair set Saturday

The Nada Houston “Live Healthy” Community Health Fair is Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Library, located at 910 North Trenton St.
The event is open to the public. Free blood pressure, diabetes, BMI, mental health, stroke prevention and diet and nutrition screenings will be available. For more information or transportation to the event call 318-436-1553.

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NCLAC gears up for Peach Art Exhibit

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It’s almost time for the North Central Louisiana Art Council’s Peach Art Exhibit.
This year is the NCLAC’s 30th annual fine art show held during the Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston.
Children, teens and adults of all experience levels are invited to compete for cash prizes at this fun community event.
We will be kicking off the show with peachy refreshments at our Opening Reception once again from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 20 at the Ruston Civic Center.
We are pleased that Smoothie King and Parish Press will be sponsoring our reception this year.
Big thanks to them.

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Meeting the Rev. and Mrs. Island

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In a cute house on a quiet street in Grambling lives a couple who have shared more than 60 years of adventures and love.
As I pulled into the driveway, the Rev. Henry Island waved me inside and led me to the sitting room.
His wife, Clotie “Pete” Island was not far behind and took her seat as close to her husband’s chair as she could.
She smiled and laughed as her husband introduced us and told her that I was there to hear about their lives together. While she did not talk a lot during the interview, her constant smile spoke volumes about her love for her husband.

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YEA! graduates nine local students

At 6:30 Thursday evening, nine Lincoln Parish students became official business owners during the Young Entrepreneurs Academy graduation.
YEA! is for students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination, enthusiasm, the ability to communicate and a commitment to their community and family.
The program is hosted by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
According to Chamber President Judy Copeland, students learn more than just how to run a business.

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May 18th

NATASHA M. MILLIEN

Natasha M. Millien, age 45, of West Monroe, LA died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in West Monroe, LA. Services are incomplete at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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CLAUDINE PAGE HATTER

Funeral Services for Claudine Page Hatter (75) will be held Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 1 PM at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Tommy L. Carr, Pastor, Reverend Marcus Ellison Officiating. Interment will Immediately follow at the Zion Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday May 22, 2017 from 2 TILL 6 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville. Services Entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home, Farmerville Louisiana.

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MARTHA GANTT CALHOUN

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Funeral services will be held for Martha Gantt Calhoun, age 71, at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Bro. Howard Cole and Bro. Tony Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday. Martha was born September 5, 1945, to Isaac and Mildred Dobbins Gantt. She passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Martha was a member of Bryceland Baptist Church.

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PAUL ROGER RAMSEY

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Paul was born on July 27, 1945 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Mabel and Victor Ramsey. He passed away on May 05, 2017 in Tyler, Texas. Paul was a biology professor at Louisiana Tech University for over 40 years. Memorial service for Paul Ramsey will be held on May 20, 2017 at 11am in Merriman Baptist Church, Ranger Texas and scattering of ashes will follow at Lake Leon, Ranger Texas. Paul was preceded in death by his father Victor Ramsey and his sister Patsy Anderson.

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STEPHEN PRICE BARKER

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A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Stephen Price Barker will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at the church. Price was born on October 9, 1964 in Falls Church, Virginia and passed away on May 13, 2017. Price was a 1982 graduate of Ruston High School and a 1986 graduate of Louisiana Tech University, where he received his degree in Business Administration. He then graduated with his Juris Doctor from LSU Law School in 1989.

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REGULAR MEETING

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday May 15, 2017,
at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby Key, Robert Colvin, Evelyn Graham, Donna Lewis.
Absent: Monique Roberts
Citizens attended: None
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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